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External Scholarships

The following scholarships are managed by organisations external to Oxford and therefore they will have different application processes and closing dates. If you have any questions about these scholarships, please contact the relevant organisation directly.

Scholarship search facilities

Scholarship Positions

Scholarship Positions provides information on international scholarships and study abroad opportunities.

The Scholarship Hub

The Scholarship Hub provides a guide to UK scholarships, as well as a search engine for scholarships, grants and bursaries.

Turn2us

Turn2us has a grants search and benefits calculator which highlights the funding opportunities available to students based on their individual profile.

UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA)

UKCISA provides general advice about searching for funding and also provides a list of trusts and charities that offer grants.

External scholarships

Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) offer a number of scholarships for students from Singapore studying in the fields of science and technology at selected universities overseas, including Oxford.

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

The ACU administer a number of scholarships for Commonwealth citizens (and those permanently resident in a Commonwealth country) to study in the UK.

British Council Mexico

The British Council Mexico provides details of funding opportunities for Mexican students wishing to study in the UK.

Canadian Bureau for International Education

The Canadian Bureau for International Education offers scholarships for Canadian citizens and residents who wish to study abroad.

The Charles Wallace Trusts

The Charles Wallace Trusts for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma offer grants and fellowships to nationals of these countries towards the costs of education or professional development in the UK.

Cusanuswerk Scholarships

Cusanuswerk Scholarships offer financial support for studies as well as an interdisciplinary education programme which encourages discussion about science and belief, society and the church.

EDAAD Scholarship Programme

The EDAAD Scholarship Programme offers scholarships for students from the United Arab Emirates.

Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship

Forktip offers scholarships to female students to support women from around the world to further their education and careers. Two scholarships are available each year. The amount provided is based on the student’s university location. 

Foxy Trades LLC Scholarship

Foxy Trades LLC offers scholarships to undergraduate students in the finance and business fields of study. An annual award of $1,000 will be made in April. Applicants are required to submit an essay on the topic of "Why I Decided to Study Finance". The award will be made based on the essay submission.

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Google provide a number of scholarships to students with disabilities who are studying computer science or another closely related subject.

Indian Department of Higher Education

The Indian Department of Higher Education provides funding opportunities for Indian students studying abroad.

King Abdullah Scholarships Program

The King Abdullah Scholarships Program provides opportunities for Saudi citizens to pursue their university education abroad.

Kwok Scholarships

Established by the Kwok Scholars Association, founded by Dr. Walter Kwok, the Kwok Scholarships provide funding to cover course fees and living costs for two exceptional students who have been offered a place to study Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) or another Social Sciences undergraduate degree subject related to public service. Students must be from Hong Kong and be intending to return to Hong Kong or China on completion of their studies, to develop a career in public service for the benefit of the Hong Kong community and/or betterment of China. The application deadline is normally the end of January.

Lanekassen

Lanekassen is the Norwegian student loan and grant-awarding body which supports Norwegian students to study overseas.

The Leathersellers' Company

The Leathersellers' Company awards grants of up to £5,000 per year to study for a full-time degree at any UK university. 

Nestpick Scholarships

Nestpick are offering three students who can demonstrate leadership within their community €2,500 each towards their university accommodation costs.

OCSI Scholarships

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India Scholarships offer partial funding for undergraduate, second undergraduate and graduate students who are ordinarily resident in India, for study and research in any subject offered at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford.  

Open Society Foundations

Open Society Foundations offer a range of grants, scholarships and fellowships throughout the year.

The Oxford & Cambridge Society, Karachi Educational Trust (OCSKET)

The Oxford & Cambridge Society, Karachi Educational Trust (OCSKET) offers scholarships to undergraduate applicants who have received an offer to study at Oxford, Cambridge or an institution in Pakistan and who demonstrate financial need. Please visit OCSKET’s website for further information. OCKSET’s Oxbridge Scholarship provides bursaries and scholarships to students with an offer to study at Oxford or Cambridge, in collaboration with the Noon Foundation, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and associated trusts.

Public Service Commission Scholarships

The Singapore Government offers scholarships to those interested in pursuing a career in the Public Service.

Royal Television Society Bursary Programme

The Royal Television Society (RTS) offers bursaries of £1,000 per annum to undergraduates from lower income households who are intending on pursuing a career in the television industry. Applicants must be studying Computer Science or Engineering Science and must have a Home fee status. Benefits of the bursary include: industry mentoring and placement opportunities, free membership of the RTS and affiliate membership of The Hospital Club. 

US Department of Veterans Affairs

VA applications are processed by the same team at Oxford who deal with US loans. Once you have made your application to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, please contact the US loans team to have your enrolment confirmed and certified.

Vincent's Club Scholarships and Bursaries

Vincent’s Club provides an annual grant of up to £3,500 towards living costs to students with strong academic attainment and sporting achievement and potential.

The Westheimer Scholarships

The Westheimer Scholarships provide grants ranging from £10,000 to £20,000 for young asylum seekers undertaking courses in social care, medicine, nursing or related professions.

The Women Techmakers Scholars Program (formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship)

To be considered for the Women Techmakers Scholars Program, candidates must: identify as female; be enrolled or accepted as a full or part-time student on a bachelor's, master's or DPhil level course; be studying computer science, computer engineering, informatics or a closely related technical field; demonstrate a strong academic record; exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for increasing the involvement of women in Computer Science.