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A-Z of scholarships

The following scholarships are managed by the University's Student Fees and Funding team. This list is provided to give an idea of the centrally-managed funds that are available to graduate students starting a degree in the 2022-23 academic year.

You may not be eligible for all of the listed scholarships and some may not yet be confirmed; please open the drop-down for each scholarship for further details. This is not an exhaustive list of all available scholarships and additional funding opportunities may be available across the University (for example through colleges, departments and divisions).

Please see the Oxford funding page for more information on the scholarship selection process. You may also like to refer to the Fees, funding and scholarships search to help you identify scholarships you may be eligible for that require you to submit an additional application.

Scholarships that require an additional application

In addition to submitting the Oxford graduate application form for your chosen course(s), the following scholarships also require an additional application process.

China Oxford Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for applicants who are national of the People’s Republic of China and ordinarily resident in the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong or Macau and who are applying to any full-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford. Continuing Oxford students may also be considered, but preference is given to students who will be starting their first year of graduate studies at Oxford and those applying for this scholarship for the first time.

The application process for China Oxford Scholarship Fund (COSF) awards is completely separate from that of the University of Oxford and you should apply directly to COSF. Full details of how to apply are available on the China Oxford Scholarship Fund website.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact COSF directly.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022.

China Scholarship Council-University of Oxford Scholarships

For more information please see the China Scholarship Council-University of Oxford Scholarships page.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

We are offering up to 8 Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for 2022, which are available for applicants who are nationals of (or have been granted refugee status by) and are ordinarily resident in one of the following developing Commonwealth countries, as specified by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission:

Bangladesh, Cameroon, Eswatini, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, The Gambia, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, or Zambia.

Candidates must be applying for specific courses, these alter each year dependant on the current focus of the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission. For 2022 entry candidates must be applying to one of the following courses:

  • MSt Diplomatic Studies
  • MSc Global Health Science and Epidemiology
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • MSc Economics for Development
  • MSc Water Science, Policy and Management
  • MSc Environmental Change and Management
  • MSc Biodiversity, Conservation and Management

The scholarship covers course fees in their entirety and provides a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £13,600, return airfares from your home country plus a warm clothing allowance and study travel and thesis grants. Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the University.  It supports students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.

Details of full eligibility criteria and how to apply are available on the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's website, applications are now being accepted for 2022 entry.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  1. Complete the online scholarship application form issued by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission by 4pm (GMT) on Monday 20th December 2021.
  2. Have submitted your application for graduate study by the relevant deadline for your course

Candidates who have not completed both of the above, will not be considered.

Selection is expected to take place between April and June 2022.

Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities

The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme funds full-time graduate degrees in various subjects within the Humanities.

The scholarship will cover course fees and a grant for living costs of at least £15,609. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. Established in 2012, the programme is supported by the generosity of Mica Ertegun.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must select ‘Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities’ in the University of Oxford scholarships section, attach the Ertegun supporting statement to your Oxford graduate application and submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. See the relevant course page for the deadline applicable to your course.

For further information on these scholarships please see the dedicated Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities website. You will be able to find resources available to scholars such as sections on Ertegun House, scholar experience, alumni profiles, news and events.

Decisions are expected to be made by April 2022.

Hill Foundation Scholarships

Up to 15 full scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of and ordinarily resident in the Russian Federation and who are applying to any full-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford. 

  • Applicants must also have a first degree from a Russian university. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously been enrolled in any other degree programme outside of Russia.
  • The trustees favour candidates who demonstrate extremely high academic ability and personal and social qualities of a high order. They seek applicants who intend to develop their careers in their homeland and who wish to spend their lives in ways that are beneficial to their home society, whether in business, academic life, public service, the arts or the professions. The selection panel will use the information that applicants provide in their graduate application form to assess how they meet these criteria.
  • Applicants who are offered this scholarship will be required to confirm that they will return to Russia for at least one year following completion of their studies in the UK.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

The information you provide in the relevant sections of the graduate application form (for example, your country of ordinary residence and your previous education institutions), will be used to determine your eligibility for this scholarship.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £15,609. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is funded by the Hill Foundation. The Hill Foundation is a charity which aims to create a community of Oxford scholars and alumni who will work to improve Russian life and culture.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant December/January deadline for your course, and tick the relevant box on the graduate application form.

This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, part-time courses or non-matriculated courses.

This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2022-23.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Graduate Scholarships

For more information please see the OCIS Scholarships page.

Oxford MESCYT Scholarship

Further information about this scholarship is available on the MESCYT (Ministerio de Educacion Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología) website.

Oxford-E P Abraham Research Fund Graduate Scholarships

Up to three full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to the full-time DPhil in Molecular Cell Biology in Health and Disease.

The scholarship for students covers course fees and an annual grant for living costs of at least £17,609. Awards are made for four years. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Edward Penley Abraham Research Fund of the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology and is associated with Lincoln College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants may be transferred to Lincoln College in order to take up the scholarship.

For further details on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the Pathology website.

Selection is expected to take place in February 2022. 

Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship

Further information about this scholarship is available on the Saïd Business School website.

Oxford-Taiwan Graduate Scholarships 

The Oxford-Taiwan Graduate Scholarships are available for nationals of the Republic of China who are ordinarily resident in Taiwan, Penhu, Kinmen or Matsu and who are applying to any full-time DPhil course at Oxford.

The scholarships are jointly funded by the University and the Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 

For more information and details on how to apply please visit the Oxford-Taiwan Graduate Scholarships website.

Oxford-The Simcox Family Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and who are applying to a DPhil course at Oxford related to Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva within the Nuffield Department of Medicine. The scholarship covers course fees at Home rate only.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £18,000 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Simcox family.

Further information on how to apply can be found at the Nuffield Department of Medicine website.

Selection is expected to take place in January 2022. 

Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme

For more information about the scholarship visit the Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme page.

Saïd Foundation Oxford Scholarships

The Saïd Foundation Oxford Scholarships are the continuation of a long-standing partnership between the University and the Saïd Foundation which has supported students from the Middle East since 1984.

The scholarship will cover course fees, a grant for living costs (of at least £15,609) and flights to and from the UK at the start and end of your course. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Eligibility

You must be applying to start a new full-time master's courses at Oxford, and be of Jordanian, Lebanese, Palestinian or Syrian nationality and ordinarily resident in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine or Israel. You should be intending to return to one of these countries on completion of your course to apply your new skills and knowledge.

Applicants will be assessed on their potential to become leaders and innovators of change and on academic merit. For detailed eligibility criteria please visit the Saïd Foundation Scholarship webpages.

This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, part-time courses or non-matriculated courses.

How to apply

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must:

(1) Apply to the Saïd Foundation by 29 October 2021.

(2) Submit your application for graduate study to the University of Oxford by the relevant December or January deadline for your course. See the relevant course page for the deadline applicable to your course.

We will use the details you enter in the graduate application form to assess your nationality and country of ordinary residence. For a definition of ordinary residency and further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the 'Nationality and ordinary residence' section of the graduate application form and also the Application Guide.

Decisions are expected to be made by the end of June 2022.

University of Oxford Croucher Scholarships

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

Scholarships that you will be considered for automatically

If you fulfil the eligibility criteria and apply for your course by the relevant December or January deadline for your course you will be automatically considered for the following scholarships as part of the standard admissions process, or contacted directly by the University and invited to apply. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.

All Souls Hugh Springer Graduate Scholarships

The All Souls Hugh Springer Graduate scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in or nationals of a Caribbean country and who are applying to any full or part-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford. Please note that in this case Caribbean countries are identified with the following island states and territories of the Caribbean, and Guyana:

Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Barbados, Bermuda, Bahamas, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, Cayman Islands, St Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Trinidad and Tobago, St Vincent and The Grenadines and British Virgin Islands.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of All Souls College, Oxford.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Black Academic Futures Scholarship

The Black Academic Futures Scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, are of Black or Mixed-Black ethnicity, and who are applying to any full or part-time graduate course at Oxford.

These scholarships have been made possible through the support of funding partners from across the University and Colleges, including Academic Divisions and Departments.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 

All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However it may be necessary to transfer successful applicants between colleges for the scholarship to be taken up.

For more information, visit the Academic Futures page.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022.

Clarendon Fund

The Clarendon Fund offers around 150 new fully funded scholarships each year to outstanding graduate scholars. For more information, including details of the selection process, visit the Clarendon website.  

Crankstart Graduate Scholarship

The Crankstart Scholarships (formerly known as Moritz-Heyman Scholarships) provide a programme of enhanced support for UK residents from lower-income households to undertake undergraduate study at Oxford. This is possible thanks to a generous donation by Sir Michael Moritz and Ms Harriet Heyman. Up to 8 Crankstart Graduate Scholarships are available to former undergraduate Crankstart scholars applying to pursue taught postgraduate study at Oxford. We know that the absence of funding at master’s level is a key barrier to student progression to doctoral study. The aim of these scholarships, therefore, is to support Crankstart scholars’ progression from their undergraduate courses to taught postgraduate courses, which will prepare them for doctoral study at Oxford. Any applicant to any taught postgraduate course, who has at any time been in receipt of funding in the form of a Crankstart or Moritz-Heyman scholarship, will be considered for one of these Scholarships.

The awards are made on the basis of academic merit and potential and cover course fees as well as providing a grant for living costs.

Selection is expected to take place by the end of April 2022.

The Duke Of Cambridge Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom and who are applying to the Master of Public Policy (MPP).

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and University College in honour of the Duke of Cambridge, who opened the new Blavatnik School of Government in 2016.

The scholarship covers course fees provides and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Felix Scholarships

For more information visit the Felix Scholarships page

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Graduate Scholarships at the University of Oxford

The Hong Kong Jockey scholarships are funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. Since 1998, the Trust has been awarding annual scholarships at the city's tertiary institutions to students who combine outstanding academic performance with a strong commitment to serving the community. The scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident and have permanent residency in Hong Kong. Please note that DPhil courses with four years of fee liability are not eligible (to check the fee liability for your course, see the Fee liability page).

Selection will be based on the following criteria: academic merit; evidence of outstanding leadership and team work; commitment to service and improving the lives of others; and strength of character, including truth, courage, devotion to duty, empathy, social awareness, and commitment to fairness and justice.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant December or January deadline. (Please visit your course webpage for specific deadline details.)

Jardine-Oxford Graduate Scholarships

Up to five full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam and who are applying to a range of full-time master’s or DPhil courses at Oxford within the following departments: Blavatnik School of Government, Sociology, Education, Said Business School, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Medical Sciences Division and Mathematics.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of the Jardine Foundation, an educational trust supporting scholars who have the potential to become outstanding citizens with a high commitment to the community.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at one of the Foundation’s four link colleges: Exeter College, Oriel College, The Queen’s College and Trinity College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to one of the link colleges in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place by May 2022.

Oppenheimer Scholarships

The Oppenheimer Fund makes small awards that are linked to other scholarship schemes such as Clarendon, Commonwealth and the Skye Foundation in order to offer full scholarship awards. Scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to a full-time master’s or DPhil course, and who have previously studied at a South African university. 

Selection is expected to take place in July 2022. 

Oxford Kobe Scholarships

The Oxford Kobe Scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of Japan and who are applying to start any full-time or part-time graduate course at Oxford.

The scholarships have been funded by a donation to St Catherine's College

The scholarships cover course fees and a return flight from Japan to the UK. For students on full-time courses, the scholarship also provides a grant for living costs of at least £15,609 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. You should not be intending to exercise in Great Britain the skills which may be obtained as a result of the scholarship.

One of the scholarships will only be tenable at St Catherine's College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, one successful applicant will be transferred to St Catherine's College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022. 

Oxford Refugee Scholarship

The Oxford Refugee Scholarship is available for applicants applying to any one year full-time master’s course, or two-year part-time master’s course, at Oxford. In order to be eligible for the award applicants must:

  1. Hold an offer to commence a master’s degree at the University of Oxford in 2022/23 for a one-year full-time course or two-year part-time course.
  2. Have been displaced within, or beyond, their home country due to conflict or violation of human rights, such as persecution. Further details will be published at the start of the application process for this scholarship.
  3. Face barriers to progressing their education and have limitations on the financial support for their university studies.
  4. Have not previously completed a degree at the same level (master’s) for which they are making an application.

The scholarship is funded by donations from students, colleges, external donors, and the central University.

Awards will be made towards your course fees and will provide you with a grant for living expenses. 

Eligible applicants will be considered regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However it may be necessary to transfer successful applicants between colleges for the scholarship to be taken up.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the December or January deadline (whichever is relevant to your course). Eligible applicants will then be invited to submit an application for the scholarship in April 2022. Only applicants who submit the scholarship application will be considered for the award.

This scholarship is not open to applications from candidates who hold deferred offers for 2022-23. 

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022.

Oxford-Aidan Jenkins Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Aidan Jenkins Graduate Scholarship is available for any applicants who are applying to any full-time or part-time graduate Humanities course within the range accepted by Merton College.

The scholarship has been made possible through the support of the University and Aidan Jenkins, who came up to Merton in 1977 to read Modern History. The scholarship is funded using part of a generous legacy that Aidan left to Merton after he sadly passed away in 2011.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Merton College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. Successful applicants, however, will be transferred to Merton College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarship in History

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the Faculty of History within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by James K. Anderson, who studied at University College in 1977 and is a distinguished Old Member (alumnus) and Foundation Fellow.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Anderson Humanities Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time Humanities graduate course within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by James K. Anderson, who studied at University College in 1977 and is a distinguished Old Member (alumnus) and Foundation Fellow.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Ashton Graduate Scholarship in Engineering

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate courses within the Department of Engineering Science, in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by anonymous Old Members (alumni) of University College, in memory of Mrs J P Ashton. 

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Berman Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time DPhil program in the department of Physics within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

This scholarship has been funded by a group of Old Members (alumni) in recognition of Dr Robert ‘Bobby’ Berman’s valuable and much appreciated contribution to life at University College over more than three decades. Dr Berman was University College’s first Fellow in Physics, an extremely influential and popular tutor in the college from 1955 – 83, Emeritus Fellow thereafter, and known for his unfailing kindness and generosity towards his students

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Bob Thomas Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the department of Chemistry within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

Established in 2016 at University College, to assist eligible postgraduate students admitted to the Department of Chemistry, the scholarship is named in honour of Dr Robert K. Thomas and co-funded by the Department of Chemistry as well as University College Old Members. Dr Thomas was Aldrichian Praelector in Physical Chemistry and a Fellow of University College for three decades (1978-2008).

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Bounden Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Bounden Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland who are applying to any Humanities Division courses within the range accepted by Jesus College.

The scholarship has been established in memory of the late John Bounden, who generously left his estate to Jesus College.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Jesus College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Jesus College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Brunsfield ASEAN Human Rights Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Brunsfield ASEAN Human Rights Scholarship is available for applicants who are nationals of and ordinarily resident in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam and are applying to the part-time MSt in International Human Rights Law.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Brunsfield Foundation of Malaysia.

The scholarship covers course fees and a study support grant (towards your travel expenses to Oxford and other sundry expenses). The award is for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Carolyn and Franco Gianturco Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Carolyn and Franco Gianturco Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a course within the Faculty of Music (with a preference for the DPhil in Music). 

The scholarship have been made possible by Carolyn Gianturco, who completed her DPhil in Musicology at the University of Oxford under the guidance of Sir Jack Westrup in 1970. Together with her husband Franco Gianturco, they have generously endowed this scholarship at Linacre College to advance research in the music field.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.

To be considered for this scholarship you must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. The scholarship covers course fees at the Home rate only for 2022-23 entry.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.   

Oxford-Chellgren Graduate Scholarships

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to a full-time MPhil or DPhil course in the Department of Economics, in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by Paul Chellgren, who studied at University College in 1966. Paul Chellgren is a visionary Old Member (alumnus) and an Honorary Fellow of University College.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Chelly Halsey Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Chelly Halsey Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to full-time or part-time master’s or DPhil courses in the Sociology Department or Social Policy and Intervention Department, within the range accepted by Nuffield College. Preference will be given to DPhil courses, but master’s courses can also be considered.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by generous donors to Nuffield College, who contributed funds to establish a scholarship in memory of Professor Albert Henry Halsey, best known as Chelly, an eminent sociologist and a Fellow of Nuffield College for over fifty years.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, or non-matriculated courses.

The scholarship is only tenable at Nuffield College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Nuffield College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place by late May 2022.

Oxford-Clayton Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for any applicants who are applying to any full-time or part-time graduate course in the Humanities Division within the range accepted by Merton College.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Gerald ‘David’ Clayton, who came up to Merton in 1955 to read Modern History. He was a passionate musician, who was a great supporter of the Choral Foundation at Merton in his lifetime, and was a frequent visitor to College throughout his life. The Oxford-Clayton Graduate Scholarship was set up using part of a generous legacy that David left to Merton after he sadly passed away in 2014.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Merton College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Merton College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Creat Group Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Creat Group Graduate scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the People's Republic of China (including the Hong Kong and Macau SARs) and who are applying for one of the following full-time courses: MBA; Master of Public Policy (MPP); MSc Financial Economics; and MSc Law and Finance. Preference for one award will be given an applicant to the MPP.

The scholarships have been jointly funded by the University and by the Creat Group of Beijing. The Creat Group is a leading investment company with a global portfolio and partnerships with leading financial institutions in the UK and Japan. The Creat Group intends that scholars will make a considerable contribution to the development of China’s economy over the course of their lifetime.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-C S Wu Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-C S Wu Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a full-time DPhil within Particle Physics.

The scholarship has been made possible through the support of an anonymous donor, with the aim of supporting an outstanding leader of tomorrow undertaking research in the field of experimental particle physics.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. The scholarship covers course fees at the Home rate only for 2022-23 entry.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-DeepMind Graduate Scholarship (Computer Science)

The Oxford-DeepMind Graduate Scholarships (Computer Science) are available for applicants to any full-time DPhil course within, or affiliated to, the Department of Computer Science.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of DeepMind, a world leader in artificial intelligence research.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place by the end of April 2022. 

Oxford-EPA Cephalosporin Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-EPA Cephalosporin Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a course within the Interdisciplinary Bioscience (BBSRC DTP).

The scholarship have been funded via grants from the EPA Cephalosporin Fund and the University of Oxford.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place by the end of April 2022. 

Oxford-Feltham Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the department of Law within the range accepted by Magdalen College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Magdalen College, please review the relevant Course page. Preference will be given to any students studying towards the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

In 2016 Magdalen College launched a fundraising appeal in order to create and financially support a scholarship for students studying the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), a world-renowned taught graduate course in law, designed to serve outstanding law students from common law backgrounds. The scholarship is named in memory of the late John Feltham, Tutorial Fellow in Law at the College from 1965-1992. The Oxford-Feltham Graduate Scholarship was created and 2020-21 was the first year that this scholarship has been awarded.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Magdalen College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Magdalen College in order to take up the scholarship.

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.  

Oxford-Finnis Graduate Scholarship in Law

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the department of Law within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page. Preference will be given to any students studying towards the Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

The Oxford-Finnis Graduate Scholarship in Law was established at University College to assist eligible students admitted to the Law Faculty, in particular those working towards the Bachelor of Civil Law. This was the first law scholarship to be offered by University College, was funded by John Finnis’ former pupils and Univ lawyers, and is named in honour of the 50th anniversary of his own Fellowship at the College (2016-17).

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

 Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Hackney BCL Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Hackney BCL Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants to the full-time Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL).

The scholarships have been funded by the University and by a collection of Wadham College alumni, in honour of Jeffrey Hackney, the College’s Fellow in Law from 1976-2008 and an extremely prominent and much-loved tutor.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wadham College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Wadham College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022

Oxford-Hoffmann Graduate Scholarships in Medical Sciences

The Oxford-Hoffmann Graduate Scholarships in Medical Sciences are available for any applicants who are applying to study within the Medical Sciences Division.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of André Hoffmann, who is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Mr Hoffmann studied economics at St Gallen University and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Jesus College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Jesus College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-ID Travel Group Foundation Bonham-Carter Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-ID Travel Group Foundation Bonham-Carter Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands

The scholarship is available to applicants who are applying to a full-time or part-time graduate master’s. Preference should be given to courses in the Social Sciences Division (except the Saïd Business School), within the range accepted by Christ Church.

This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, or non-matriculated courses.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Mr Maurice Bonham-Carter, a Christ Church alumnus. Mr Bonham-Carter is an established entrepreneur who has been active for many years in the Caribbean and wishes to give back to those countries listed by helping to broaden the experiences and further the education of exceptional students. Mr. Bonham-Carter hopes that recipients will return to the Caribbean and leverage their Oxford experiences to enhance development of the local economies and societies, thereby building more opportunities for others.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Christ Church. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Christ Church in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2022.

Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarships

Three full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in India. You must be applying for one of the eligible full-time or part-time master’s courses listed below or for a DPhil course with proposed research in the eligible areas of study.

Masters courses: MSc/MPhil Biodiversity, Conservation and Management; MSc/MPhil Water Science, Policy and Management; MSc/MPhil Environmental Change and Management; MSc/MPhil Modern South Asian Studies; MPhil Development Studies; Master of Public Policy (MPP);  Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL); MSc/MPhil in Nature, Society and Governance; MSc in Economics for Development; MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy; MSc in Sustainability, Enterprise and the Environment. 

For DPhil courses, the proposed area of study must be relevant to the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development's agenda of interdisciplinary research on sustainable development and India. The Centre's core research areas are: sustainable cities, climate change and clean energy, healthcare innovation, environmental sustainability and food and water security, law, governance and human rights are cross-cutting themes. Independent proposals on any India-related theme which fits within the overall aims of the Centre will be considered.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, relevance of studies to the Centre’s interdisciplinary aims, understanding of the development challenges faced by India, and leadership and entrepreneurial potential. Somerville College and the University have established these scholarships with the generous support of the Government of India.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Somerville College in order to take up the scholarship.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship, however, you may be invited to attend an interview (via Microsoft Teams) if you are shortlisted for the scholarship.

Microsoft Teams interviews are due to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Intesa Sanpaolo Graduate Scholarship

Further information about this scholarship is available on the Saïd Business School website.

Oxford-Jeffrey Cheah Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in an ASEAN country and who are applying for a full-time DPhil course, in any subject offered by the Division of Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences accepted by Brasenose College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Brasenose College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah. Tan Sri Jeffrey is the founder and chairman of the Sunway Group, founding trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, and is an Honorary Fellow of Brasenose College.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Brasenose College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Brasenose College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Kaifeng Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Kaifeng Graduate scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident and nationals of the People’s Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau SAR). Preference will be given to those applying to courses in the order listed: History of Art; other Humanities Division courses; Social Science Division courses. Candidates must also demonstrate potential leadership qualities.

The scholarships is jointly funded by the University and the Kaifeng Foundation. The Kaifeng Foundation was established in Beijing by Dr Whitney Duan to pursue progress in humanity and promote social development in China and abroad.

 The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Ko Cheuk Hung Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Ko Cheuk Hung Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in UK and who are applying to the MSt Traditional China. 

The scholarship has been made possible through the support of the Ko family and the University, in memory of Ko Cheuk-hung, MBE. Mr Ko was a prominent philanthropist who worked tirelessly for the homeless and destitute in British Hong Kong during the turbulent times following World War 2. 

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 

The scholarship is only tenable at St Cross College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to St Cross College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022

Oxford-Leon E and Iris L Beghian Graduate Scholarships

Three full scholarships are available to applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the departments of Zoology, Modern Languages (French) or Pharmacology. You must have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least five years prior to the start of your course.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by a donation from the estate of Leon and Iris Beghian. Leon Beghian came to Magdalen College in 1938 to study Physics. After scientific research during the war, he graduated with a first-class degree in 1947, and then undertook a DPhil at Oxford before progressing to a distinguished career in Physics in the USA.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Magdalen College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Magdalen College in order to take up the scholarship.

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.  

Oxford-Louis Curran Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Louis Curran Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a course within the Faculty of Music (with a preference for the DPhil in Music).

The scholarship was established in memory of the late Professor Louis Curran, who read Musicology at Linacre College and left a generous bequest to Linacre College to support the study of music.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-McCall MacBain Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time or part-time DPhil programme of study, accepted by Kellogg College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Kellogg College, please review the relevant Course page.

The McCall MacBain Foundation (MMF) was founded in 2007 and since then has been committed to improving the welfare of humanity through focused grants in education, health and the environment. Initially the MMF operated on a regional-based approach, with a strategy to develop and encourage best practices and policies in multiple areas related to improving the human condition, with a strong emphasis on improving maternal health, adult literacy, and reducing risks associated with climate change.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Kellogg College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Kellogg College in order to take up the scholarship.

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.   

Oxford-Murray Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to one of the following full-time courses: MSt in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature, MPhil in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature, MSt in Greek and/or Roman History, MPhil in Greek and/or Roman History.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship may be extended if scholars are successfully admitted to either the DPhil in Classical Languages and Literature or the DPhil in Ancient History following satisfactory completion of their MSt or MPhil.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Wadham College, as a result of a generous benefaction from NR Murray.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wadham College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Wadham College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-NaturalMotion Graduate Scholarship

At least one full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland and who are applying to the full-time DPhil in Zoology. Preference will be given to projects which involve the application of computational methods to biological questions. 

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by NaturalMotion Ltd.  NaturalMotion Ltd develops computational methods for animating movement, as used in Hollywood films and computer games. The founder, Torsten Reil, is an alumnus of the Department of Zoology at Oxford.

The scholarship covers course fees provides and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship. 

Oxford-Nizami Ganjavi Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Nizami Ganjavi Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to any full-time or part-time DPhil or Master’s course offered by the Humanities or Social Sciences Division, where their proposed research relates to the study of the history, languages and cultures of Azerbaijan, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

The scholarships have been jointly funded by the University and the Oxford Nizami Ganjavi Centre.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Oxford Thai Foundation Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Oxford Thai Foundation Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Thailand and intending to return there after graduation. Preference will be given to applicants who are applying for the Master of Public Policy (MPP). Applicants to the following full-time courses may also be considered: MPhil in Development Studies; MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government); MPhil in Politics (Political Theory); MPhil in International Relations; MSc in Comparative Social Policy; MSc in Economics for Development; MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation; MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy; MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and The Oxford Thai Foundation. The Oxford Thai Foundation is a scholarship programme to help promising young professionals from Thailand in the broader field of public policy to pursue advanced degrees at the University of Oxford. The programme wishes to create a strong network of future thinkers and leaders, built on mutual respect and trust developed during their time at Oxford, as well as through activities organised by the Foundation upon their return to Thailand. The goal is a more cohesive and equitable society, built on an inclusive public policy development platform.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022. 

Oxford-Patrick Duncan Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Patrick Duncan Graduate scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the member states of the Southern African Development Community (a list of member states is available on the South African Development Community website), and who are applying to the full-time MSc African Studies. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in sustainable development in Africa, including social and economic dimensions, but especially environmental issues.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, St Antony’s College and the family of Patrick Duncan (1918-67), who was a South African political activist with a particular interest in sustainable development. 

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at St Antony’s College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to St Antony’s College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place by mid-March 2022. 

Oxford-Qatar-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Qatar-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships will give preference to applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the following Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Thatcher Development Programme at Somerville College. The late Lady Thatcher studied Chemistry at Somerville College Oxford from 1943 to 1946 and received bursary and scholarship support from the College. Lady Thatcher went on to become not only the first woman but also the first scientist to be Prime Minister of the UK, from 1979 to 1990. Following her death in 2013, Somerville College established the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust in her memory. The Oxford-Qatar-Thatcher Graduate Scholarship was created following a £3 million donation by the Qatar Fund for Development, which supports international education, health and economic development causes.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Somerville College in order to take up the scholarship.

More information can be found on Somerville College's webpage

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Radcliffe Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Radcliffe Graduate Scholarship provides up to 13 full scholarships. Eligible courses will be confirmed shortly. 

The scholarships are unique to University College, supported by an historic £10m gift from a group of the College’s Old Members, the largest single gift received by the college in modern times. The benefactors are motivated to ensure that more talented graduate students than ever before will have an opportunity to work with both University College’s and Oxford’s leading academics to pursue their ambitions, contribute ground-breaking research, advance understanding and realise their full potential – regardless of their financial circumstances – focusing on today’s challenges and advancing tomorrow’s solutions.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Reuben Graduate Scholarships

Reuben College and the University of Oxford are delighted to be working in partnership to offer the first cohort of the newly created Oxford-Reuben Graduate Scholarships. The College and the University have confirmed that the first cycle of awards will be shared between scholars selected from three areas: students from under represented backgrounds; students working on relevant interdisciplinary areas; and from students ordinarily resident in Israel.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Reuben College. All eligible candidates will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful candidates will be transferred to Reuben College in order to take up the scholarship.

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship. 

Oxford-Richards Graduate Scholarships

Three full Oxford-Richards Graduate Scholarships are available to applicants to full-time or part-time Master’s or DPhil courses offered by the Department of Economics, the Faculty of History or any environmental-related subject in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, with preference for students working in climate research (Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics) courses within the range accepted by Wadham College. 

Preference will be given to applicants working on interdisciplinary topics.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of the University and David Richards’ generous bequest. David Richards (1939–2015) studied at Wadham College from 1961 and was a distinguished alumnus and Foundation Fellow of the College.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wadham College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Wadham College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022

Oxford-Robert and Soulla Kyprianou Graduate Scholarships

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the Republic of Cyprus and who are applying for a full-time or part-time Master’s course, in a subject accepted by Brasenose College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Brasenose College, please review the relevant course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and Robert and Soulla Kyprianou. Robert Kyprianou was a student at Brasenose College between 1973 and 1976 and was one of the first students of Cypriot origin to study at Oxford.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Brasenose College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Brasenose College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Rothermere American Institute Graduate Scholarship at University College

The Oxford-Rothermere American Institute Graduate Scholarship at University College is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the UK, who are applying to the full-time DPhil course in History or Politics, who will be conducting research specialising in American topics.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.  

Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of and ordinarily resident in one of the following countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

 The scholarships are available to applicants who are applying to any full-time Master’s and DPhil courses, except the Master of Business Administration (MBA). You should be intending to return to one of the eligible countries on completion of your studies.

The scholarships have been jointly funded by the University and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum through the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) was established in 2007 to provide support for knowledge and development in the Arab region and beyond. The Foundation actively promotes education at all levels to enable individuals to make the best use of their abilities to benefit themselves and others.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place by June 2022

Oxford-Swire Graduate Scholarship in History

One full scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time graduate course in the Faculty of History within the range accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by Sir John Swire, who studied History at University College from 1948, and is a distinguished Old Member (alumnus) and Honorary Fellow of University College.

The scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for the scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships

Two Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants to full-time or part-time graduate courses within the range accepted by Somerville College, with a preference in 2022/23 for applicants to courses in Physics and Law. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Somerville College, please review the relevant Course page.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Thatcher Development Programme at Somerville College. The late Lady Thatcher, studied Chemistry at Somerville College Oxford from 1943 to 1946 and received bursary and scholarship support from the College. Lady Thatcher went on to become not only the first woman but also the first scientist to be Prime Minister of the UK, from 1979 to 1990. Following her death in 2013, Somerville College established the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust in her memory. 

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Somerville College in order to take up the scholarship.

More information can be found on the Somerville College website.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

Oxford-TrygFonden Graduate Scholarships

Two full scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Denmark and who are applying for one of the following courses (preference will be given to courses in the order listed):

MSc Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation; MSc Education, with a speciality in Research Training; MSc Education, with a speciality in Child Development and Education; MSc (Res) Experimental Psychology; MSc Psychological Research; MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice; MSc (Res) Psychiatry; MSc (Res) Primary Health Care; other full-time master’s and DPhil courses in the departments of Criminology, Education, Experimental Psychology, Primary Care Health Sciences, Psychiatry and Social Policy and Intervention; and other one-year, full-time master’s courses in the Social Sciences or Medical Sciences Divisions.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and by TrygFonden. TrygFonden is a Danish not-for-profit foundation which encourages close interactions between scientific research and the practical world, in which interventions are developed, tested, and implemented. The key objectives of the scholarship are to strengthen Denmark’s capacity in this area.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant). Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place by the end of April 2022.  

Oxford-University College-Burma Graduate Scholarship

One full scholarship will be available to applicants who are nationals of, or who were born in, Myanmar (Burma) and who are applying to any full-time course in a subject accepted by University College. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by University College, please review the relevant Course page. Preference will be given to applicants for the Master of Public Policy (MPP).

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and a syndicate of generous donors to University College.

The scholarship covers course fees provides and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at University College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to University College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022.

Oxford-Wolfson College-Reginald Campbell Thompson Graduate Scholarship in Assyriology

Details for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to a number of full-time and part-time DPhil courses within the range accepted by Wolfson College. Eligible courses for 2022-23 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of the late Dr Frances Marriott (a University lecturer in biomathematics and taught statistics and a Fellow of Wolfson College) and by departments and faculties.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wolfson College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Wolfson College in order to take up the scholarship. If there are multiple candidates of equal academic merit, preference will be given to candidates who chose Wolfson College as their preferred college on the graduate application form.

Selection is expected to take place in May 2022

Saven European Scholarships

The Saven European Scholarships have been created by a generous gift from Mr Bjorn Saven to support graduate students ordinarily resident in the following European countries who are applying to Oxford to undertake a full-time master’s or DPhil course in any of over 140 subjects. Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Sweden.

The scholarship covers up to £25,000 in course fees. Depending on a course’s length and the amount of the annual course fee this scholarship may cover all or only part of the full fee liability for all years of a course.

Selection is expected to take place in summer 2022.

Scatcherd European Scholarships

The Scatcherd European Scholarships are available for applicants from any European country and are awarded in partnership with other Oxford scholarships. To be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant December or January deadline. Further information will be published here when confirmed. 

Standard Bank Africa Chairman's Scholarships

The Standard Bank Africa Chairman’s scholarships are available for applicants to any full-time, one-year taught master’s course within the Mathematical, Physical and Life SciencesSocial Sciences, or Humanities Divisions (excluding Masters of Business Administration and Master of Public Policy) who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe.

The scholarships have been funded through the support of the Standard Bank of South Africa. Standard Bank is committed to enable and empower scholars to become effective leaders in Africa.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at Wadham College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Wadham College in order to take up the scholarship.

 Selection is expected to take place in July 2022.

Vicky Noon Educational Foundation Oxford Scholarships

Up to two full/partial scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in and nationals of Pakistan and who are applying to any full or part-time Master’s or DPhil course at Oxford.

You should be intending to return to Pakistan once your course is completed. If you have previously studied outside Pakistan you will not normally be considered unless there are exceptional circumstances which explain why you have studied abroad.

This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma courses, or non-matriculated courses.

The size and duration of awards vary according to each scholar's circumstances. The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the Vicky Noon Educational Foundation.

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course. If you are eligible for this scholarship, you will be contacted by email in April 2022 and asked to submit a short statement setting out how you intend to contribute to Pakistan on your return, and how your studies in Oxford will help with this. Only applicants who submit the statement will be considered for the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in July 2022.

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

The Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities are available for applicants who are applying to a full or part-time DPhil course in history, languages or literature.

The scholarships have been funded through the support of the Wolfson Foundation, who award grants to support and promote excellence in education, science and medicine, the arts and humanities and health and disability.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. The scholarship covers course fees at the Home rate only.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2022. 

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