Scatcherd European Scholarships | University of Oxford

Scatcherd European Scholarships

The Scatcherd Scholarships allows students to undertake study or research in all European Countries except the UK. 

Award information

The scholarships are funded by an extremely generous benefaction from the late Mrs Jane Ledig-Rowohlt (nee Scatcherd), widow of the German publisher, Mr Heinrich Ledig-Rowohlt.

Award details

Duration:Three months to one year
Value:Up to £6,500 is available depending on duration and costs of planned study abroad. The scholarship will cover the cost of standard tuition or registration fees at the host institution if declared in the application.
Number:Usually five to seven awards available


Nationality:All nationalities
Fee status:Home/EU and Overseas
Level of study:Undergraduate or graduate
Year of study:All years; final year students must indicate clearly why their proposed study abroad will be directly relevant to their studies at this stage
Subject:All subjects
College:All colleges

Other information

It is expected that students will continue to be registered for a degree at the University of Oxford during the period of their study abroad.

Successful candidates will be required to obtain the approval of their college to study away from the University of Oxford, and, where applicable, must also obtain dispensation from residence from their faculty board.

Students taking part in an Erasmus exchange will not normally be eligible for Scatcherd Scholarships.

How to apply

The next application cycle is due to open in October 2016.