Palgrave Brown Scholarship | University of Oxford

Palgrave Brown Scholarship

The Palgrave Brown Scholarship has been established by the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund to provide funding for undergraduates from certain Eastern European countries who are in need of financial assistance.

Am I eligible?

Residency:

Students must be ordinarily resident in and/or educated in the following countries:

Albania; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Estonia; Georgia; Hungary; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyz Rep.; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia;  Moldova; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan.

Level of study:Undergraduate
Year of study:  New students
Subject:All subjects in the course listing
College:All colleges
Other criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, and academic merit will also be taken into consideration. As this is a partial award, priority will be given to students for whom this scholarship will make the most difference in being able to afford studying at Oxford.

What does it cover?

Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length.
Value: An annual grant of up to £10,250 towards living expenses. Students undertaking a six-year medical degree would only receive funding for the first four years of the course.
Number: One award will be available.

How do I apply?

  1. Applications are due to open in mid-January 2017 for those with an offer to study at Oxford from October 2017. The application form and guidance notes will be available from this  webpage.
  2. Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15 February 2017.
  3. The selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2017.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2017.

Please note:

You must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2016 and been successful in gaining a place.

You need to complete a separate scholarship application form and arrange for two references to be submitted on your behalf (these documents, together with guidance notes, will be available to download from the right-hand side of this page). Please note that we cannot consider applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

Other information

  • Receipt of the scholarship is conditional upon the student to whom an offer is made providing evidence of residency and/or education.
  • Receipt of the award in subsequent years is subject to satisfactory academic progress.
  • Scholars will be expected to write a report at the end of their first Michaelmas Term and an annual report about their academic and social activities, and achievements at the University.