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?


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 for 2017 entry are now closed. Details on how to apply for 2018 entry will be made available on this page in January 2018.
  2. For 2017 entry applicants who applied by the 15 February 2017 deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2017.
  3. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2017.

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.