A variety of scholarship schemes exist to give excellent candidates from
around the world the opportunity to pursue graduate study at Oxford. A few of the most prestigious schemes are highlighted above, including the recently announced Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities.
There is a very wide variety of different scholarships available to graduate students at Oxford; currently, 62% of research students and 17% of students pursuing taught Master's programmes receive full funding, which covers all of their fees and living expenses. An additional 9% of research students and 9% of taught Master's students receive partial funding, which covers a portion of their costs.
Prospective graduates should start looking for funding as soon as they decide to apply to Oxford. Start by using the Fees, Funding and Scholarship Search tool
to browse the wide range of graduate scholarships offered by the
collegiate University. The results of each search, tailored to your particular programme and other information about your application, link directly to relevant scholarship
webpages containing full information about eligibility and how to
The Graduate Scholarships page offers further information about the different types of funding that may be available to you. Before
applying for scholarships, read the eligibility criteria thoroughly and
make sure you submit your application by the correct deadline.
is important to note that most fully funded opportunities at Oxford are
only available to students about to start a new course. Once you are
registered/enrolled as a student, there are very few substantive scholarships
available, so it is vital to explore your options early and to follow the application procedures carefully.