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Oxford scholarships A - M

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme (CSSS)

A number of scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of developing Commonwealth countries and who are applying to one of the following 1-year master’s courses: Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL); Master of Public Policy (MPP); MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management; MSc Economics for Development; MSc Environmental Change and Management; MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy; MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine; MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies; MSc Pharmacology; and MSc Water Science, Policy and Management.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £12,408. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the UK Department for International Development. It supports students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.

You must not be at present living or studying in a developed country and must not have undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country. You must also be willing to confirm in writing that neither you, nor your family, are able to pay for you to study in the UK (you will be asked to confirm this if you are nominated for the scholarship by Oxford; you do not need to provide confirmation in advance). Additionally, you must be willing to return to your home country as soon as your award comes to an end (the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission will only consider requests to extend leave to remain in the UK post-award for those wishing to progress from master's to PhD study and strict conditions will apply). More information is available on the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships website.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). If you are nominated for this scholarship by Oxford, you will also be asked to complete an application form produced by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Duke of Cambridge Scholarship at the University of Oxford

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and who are applying to the Master of Public Policy (MPP).

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and University College in honour of the Duke of Cambridge, who opened the new Blavatnik School of Government in 2016.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (20 January 2017). Selection is expected to take place in April 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Dulverton Scholarships

Up to three full scholarships are available for applicants to full-time master's or DPhil courses in any subject. You must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Europe: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Sub-Saharan Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligible candidates ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered. If you are resident in an eligible country outside of the EEA, you should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence on completion of your studies. Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously studied in the US or UK.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarships are funded by the Dulverton Trust, which is an independent, charitable, grant-making organisation established in 1949.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process. 

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Graduate Scholarships at the University of Oxford 

Three full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Hong Kong and who are applying to a full-time master’s or full-time DPhil course at Oxford. Please note that DPhil courses with four years of fee liability are not eligible (to check the fee liability for your course, see the Fee liability page).

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Since 1998, the Trust has been awarding annual scholarships at the city's tertiary institutions to students who combine outstanding academic performance with a strong commitment to serving the community. In a major strategic step forward in nurturing Hong Kong’s most promising people, the Trust started offering graduate scholarships at the University of Oxford starting in 2016-17 .

Selection will be based on the following criteria: academic merit; evidence of outstanding leadership and team work; commitment to service and improving the lives of others; and strength of character, including truth, courage, devotion to duty, empathy, social awareness, and commitment to fairness and justice.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). If you are eligible for this scholarship, you will be contacted by email around late March 2017 and asked to submit additional material to show how you meet the selection criteria outlined above. Selection is expected to take place in May 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Lady Allen and Linares Rivas Scholarship

One partial scholarship is available to students who are ordinarily resident in Spain and applying to start a full-time master's or DPhil course (four-year DPhil courses are not eligible). Preference will be given to applicants who have a degree from a Spanish university. The scholarship is funded by the trustees of the late Lady Consuelo Maria Allen, who worked to promote cultural understanding between Spain and the UK.

The scholarship provides a grant for living costs of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship may be offered in conjunction with other awards in order to provide a full scholarship. In particular, it may be offered in conjunction with the Foley-Bejar Scholarship offered by Balliol College, providing you are also eligible for this additional award. Please refer to the Balliol College’s Graduate scholarships page for information on how to apply for the Foley-Bejar Scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

You should now return to the results of your funding search to learn about more Oxford scholarships you may be eligible for. The other scholarships listed on this page may not be relevant to you.