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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 (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). 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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Oxford Kobe Scholarships

Two full scholarships are available for nationals of Japan who are applying to start any full or part-time master’s or DPhil 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 £14,296. 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.

One of the scholarships 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, one 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 (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). 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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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 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 £14,296. 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 (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on 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 2017 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 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Aidan Jenkins Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time course in the Faculty of English Language and Literature.

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 and by Aidan Jenkins, who came to Merton in 1977 to read Modern History. The Aidan Jenkins Graduate Scholarship was funded using part of a generous legacy that Aidan left to Merton after he sadly passed away in 2011.

The scholarship is only tenable at Merton 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 Merton 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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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 £14,296. 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 (20 January 2017). 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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Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants to full- or part-time master's courses in the Faculty of History, within the range 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 for full-time students of £14,296 (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 James K. Anderson, who studied at University College in 1977 and is a distinguished Old Member (alumnus) and Foundation Fellow.

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 (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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Oxford-Ashton Memorial Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants to full- or part-time master's or DPhil courses within the Department of Engineering Science, within the range 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 for full-time students of at least £14,296 (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 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 (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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Oxford-Bellhouse Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland and who are applying to the full-time DPhil in Engineering Science, specialising in Biomedical Engineering.

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 Bellhouse Foundation and a number of Professor Bellhouse’s former students.

The scholarship is only tenable at Magdalen 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 Magdalen 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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Oxford-Berman Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants to full- or part-time master's or DPhil courses within the Department of Physics, within the range 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 for full-time students of at least £14,296 (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 a collection of University College Old Members (alumni), in memory of Dr Robert “Bobby” Berman, the College’s first Fellow in Physics and an extremely influential and popular tutor.

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 (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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Oxford-Brunsfield ASEAN Human Rights Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are 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. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Brunsfield Foundation in Kuala Lumpur.

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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Oxford-Chellgren Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants to full- and part-time MPhil and DPhil courses in the Department of Economics, within the range 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 for full-time students of at least £14,296 (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 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 (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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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 in Financial Economics; and MSc in 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 £14,296. 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 (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). 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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Oxford-DeepMind Graduate Scholarship (Computer Science)

One full scholarship is available for applicants 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 £14,296. 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 (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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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 £14,296 (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 (6 January 2017). 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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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 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 in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management; MSc/MPhil in Water Science, Policy and Management; MSc/MPhil in Environmental Change and Management; MSc/MPhil Modern South Asian Studies; MPhil in 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 £14,296 (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. 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 in May 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

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Oxford-Jusoor Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are nationals of Syria, or stateless persons who are ordinarily resident in Syria, and who are applying to any one-year, full-time master’s course within the range accepted by St Antony’s College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by St Antony's College, please review the relevant course 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 jointly funded by the University and by Jusoor. Jusoor is a UK-based charity supporting development of Syrian youth through various initiatives in the fields of education, scholarship, mentorship, entrepreneurship, career development and global community engagement.

The scholarship is only tenable at St Antony’s 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 St Antony’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 (6 or 20 January 2017, depending on your course). 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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