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Oppenheimer Scholarships

The Oppenheimer Fund make small awards that are linked to other scholarship schemes such as Clarendon and Commonwealth, in order to offer full scholarship awards. Scholarships are available for applicants to full or part-time master’s and DPhil courses, who have previously studied at a South African university. 

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford Kobe Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are nationals of Japan and who are applying to start any full or part-time graduate course at Oxford.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a return flight from Japan to the UK. For students on full-time courses, the scholarship also provides a grant for living costs of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarships are funded by a donation to St Catherine's College. You should not be intending to exercise in Great Britain the skills which may be obtained as a result of the scholarship.

The scholarship will only be tenable at St Catherine's 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, the successful applicant will be transferred to St Catherine's 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Agnese Nelms Haury Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who hold official status in the US or Canada as American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nation, Metis or Inuit, and who are applying to one of the following full-time courses: MSc Archaeological Science, MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management, MSc Comparative Social Policy, MSc Economics for Development, MSc Environmental Change and Management, MSc Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy, MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy, MSc Latin American Studies, MSc Migration Studies, MSc Nature, Society, and Environmental Policy, MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, MSc Social Anthropology, MSc Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology, MSc Water Science, Policy and Management.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and a grant from the Agnese Nelms Haury Program in Environment and Social Justice, based in Tucson, Arizona. Mrs Haury was particularly concerned with the education and advancement of native peoples and with issues of environment, migration, governance and international relations. 

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre 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 Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. American and Canadian nationals who are offered a place on one of the eligible courses will be contacted by email by the end of April 2018 and will be asked to submit additional material if they believe they meet the selection criteria regarding official status, as outlined above. Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Allan and Nesta Ferguson African Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Africa and who are applying to the full-time MSc Environmental Change and Management.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. 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 Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust. The Trust was set up in memory of two generations of the Ferguson family to promote their particular interests in education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development.

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre 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 Linacre 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarships

Details for 2018-19 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

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Oxford-Ashton Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants to full-time graduate courses within the Department of Engineering Science, in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by anonymous Old Members (alumni) of University College, in memory of Mrs J P Ashton. 

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Brunsfield ASEAN Human Rights Graduate Scholarships

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of and ordinarily resident in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam and who are applying to the part-time MSt in International Human Rights Law.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a study support grant (towards your travel expenses to Oxford and other sundry expenses). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 

One Oxford-Brunsfield ASEAN Human Rights Graduate Scholarships is jointly funded by the University and the Brunsfield Foundation in Kuala Lumpur. A further scholarship is generously funded entirely by the Brunsfield Foundation. 

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place by 31 March 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Cawkwell Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants to a 1 year full-time graduate MSt course within the Faculty of Classics, in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the 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.

The scholarship covers tuition fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by a collection of grateful University College Old Members and friends, in celebration of the lives of Pat and George Law Cawkwell, Emeritus Fellow of Ancient History at Univ.  

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Chellgren Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to full-time MPhil and DPhil courses in the Department of Economics, in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by Paul Chellgren (who studied at University College in 1966). Paul Chellgren is a visionary Old Member (alumnus) and an Honorary Fellow of University College.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Cocker Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants to the DPhil in Mathematics.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Tony Cocker, who studied Mathematics at Oxford.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Creat Group Graduate Scholarships

Three full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the People's Republic of China (including the Hong Kong and Macau SARs) and who are applying for one of the following full-time courses: MBA; Master of Public Policy (MPP); MSc Financial Economics; and MSc Law and Finance. Preference for one award will be given to a MPP applicant.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by the Creat Group of Beijing. The Creat Group is a leading investment company with a global portfolio and partnerships with leading financial institutions in the UK and Japan. The Creat Group intends that scholars will make a considerable contribution to the development of China’s economy over the course of their lifetime.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-DeepMind Graduate Scholarship (Computer Science)

Up to seven full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to any full-time DPhil course within or affiliated to the Department of Computer Science.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by DeepMind, and aims to attract the world’s most talented computer scientists and machine learning researchers in core research themes, as well as cross disciplinary areas.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-EPA Cephalosporin Scholarships

One full scholarships is available for applicants who are applying to full-time DPhil courses in the subject area of Biological, Chemical or Medical Sciences within the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences division and Medical Sciences division.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and EPA Cephalosporin Fund. Sir Edward Abraham was an Oxford biochemist who purified penicillin and developed cephalosporin antibiotics. Abraham set up a trust with the royalties he received to support research in the medical, biological and chemical sciences within the University of Oxford and its colleges.

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre 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 Linacre 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.  

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Oxford-E P Abraham Research Fund Graduate Scholarships

Up to three full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to the full-time or part-time DPhil in Molecular Cell Biology in Health and Disease.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Edward Penley Abraham Research Fund of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Farthing Graduate Scholarship

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to the full-time DPhil Law.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553.  Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Peter Farthing (1949-2012), who read Law at Pembroke College and went on to a successful career at a renowned City firm where he became a Partner specialising in insurance and shipping. Erudite, generous and hugely civilised, he was also a lover of country life, retiring to live on his Welsh hill farm. Peter was especially devoted to Pembroke as an alumnus, being elected as an Advisory Fellow and full member of its Governing Body in 2000, only retiring in 2010. He was always fully engaged with the academic agenda and, on his untimely death in 2012, the College decided that a part of his exceptionally generous legacy to Pembroke should be allocated to Graduate Scholarships in Law in his name.

In awarding the Oxford-Farthing Graduate Scholarship, preference will be given to those who wish to work with the Associate Professor of Law, Rebecca Williams.  It is likely that the scholar will also have an opportunity to teach at the College level.

The scholarship is only tenable at Pembroke 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 Pembroke 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.  

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Oxford-Hackney BCL Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants to the full-time Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL). 

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by a collection of Wadham College alumni, in honour of Jeffrey Hackney, the College’s Fellow in Law from 1976-2008 and an extremely prominent and much-loved tutor.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wadham 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 Wadham 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Hoffmann Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full or part-time course within the Medical Science Division.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by Andre Hoffmann. Mr Hoffmann’s main philanthropic interest is in the field of nature conservation, and he is non-executive Vice Chairman of Roche Holding Ltd and Vice-President of WWF International.

The scholarship is only tenable at Jesus 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 Jesus 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in May 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-ID Travel Group Foundation Bonham-Carter Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands

The scholarship is available to applicants who are applying to full- and part-time one year master’s (MSc/MSt) courses in the Social Sciences Division (except the Saïd Business School).

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Mr. Maurice Bonham-Carter, a Christ Church alumnus. Mr Bonham-Carter is an established entrepreneur who has been active for many years in the Caribbean and wishes to give back to those countries listed by helping to broaden the experiences and further the education of exceptional students.

The scholarship is only tenable at Christ Church. 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 Christ Church 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.  

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Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarships

Up to three full scholarships are available for applicants who are either ordinarily resident in India or have previously studied at an Indian higher education institution. You must be applying for one of the eligible full- or part-time master’s courses listed below or for a DPhil course with proposed research in the eligible areas of study.

The following master’s courses are eligible: MSc/MPhil Biodiversity, Conservation and Management; MSc/MPhil Water Science, Policy and Management; MSc/MPhil Environmental Change and Management; MSc/MPhil Modern South Asian Studies; MPhil Development Studies; Master of Public Policy (MPP); and Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

For DPhil courses, your proposed area of study must be relevant to the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development's agenda of interdisciplinary research on sustainable development and India. The Centre focuses on a series of impact themes: food and water security; energy; environmental conservation; medical research and healthcare; law; governance; and gender (e.g. the empowerment of women). Independent proposals on any India-related theme which fits within the overall aims of the Centre will be considered.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Somerville College and the University have established these scholarships with the generous support of the Government of India.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, relevance of studies to the Centre’s interdisciplinary aims, understanding of the development challenges faced by India, and leadership and entrepreneurial potential.

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville 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 Somerville College in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship, however, you may be invited to attend an interview (via Skype) if you are shortlisted for the scholarship. Skype interviews are due to take place on a date to be confirmed, likely to be in April 2018. To be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-John and Pat Cuckney Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarships is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland and who are applying to the full-time DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics.

The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate), college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553. 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 legacy of John and Pat Cuckney to Lincoln College.

The scholarship is only tenable at Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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 for your course. Selection is expected to take place in April 2018. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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