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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 2020-21 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 2020.

China Scholarship Council - PAG Oxford Scholarships

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

China Scholarship Council - University of Oxford Scholarships

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarships

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

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 £15,009. 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 2020.

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 £15,009. 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 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 2020-21.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020.

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Graduate Scholarships

For more information please see the OCIS Scholarships page.

Oxford-E P Abraham Research Fund Graduate Scholarships

Up to three full scholarships are available for any 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 a grant for living costs of at least £17,009 pa. 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 will be transferred to Lincoln College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in January 2020. 

For further details on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the Pathology 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-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 £15,009) 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 or DPhil course 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 01 November 2019.

(2) Submit your application for graduate study to the University of Oxford by the relevant 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 Technical Help.

Decisions are expected to be made by the end of May 2020.

Trudeau Foundation Scholarships

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship.

University of Oxford Croucher Scholarships

For more information about this scholarship please visit the Oxford Croucher Scholarships page.

Scholarships that you will be considered for automatically

If you fulfil the eligibility criteria and apply for your course by the relevant January deadline 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 2020. 

Clarendon Fund

The Clarendon Fund offers around 130 new fully funded scholarships each year to outstanding graduate scholars. For more information, including details of the selection process, visit the Clarendon website.  

Dulverton Scholarships

The Dulverton Scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in any of the following countries and who are applying to any full-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford. Preference will be given to those applying for a master’s degree before DPhil applicants are considered. Preference will be given to applicants who have not already studied in the UK or the USA.

European countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

Sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligible candidates who are ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered.

Applicants should intend to return to their country of ordinary residence on completion of their studies.

The scholarships are funded through the support of the Dulverton Trust. The Dulverton Trust aims to support projects and people who can make a difference in the world, with particular focus on social issues, the natural world and heritage. The Dulverton graduate scholarships at Oxford form part of that vision, enabling outstanding scholars to undertake world-leading education at Oxford University, with the intention of using the experience and knowledge they gain to provide leadership in their home region after their studies.

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 May 2020. 

Felix Scholarships

For more information visit the Felix Scholarships page

Frost Scholarship Programme: Israel

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship. 

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

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship. 

Jardine-Oxford Graduate Scholarships

Details for 2020-21 entry are still to be confirmed for this scholarship. 

Michael Wills Scholarship

The Michael Wills Scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in any of the below countries and who are applying to any of the following full-time courses: MPhil Development Studies; MSc Economics for Development; MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy; MSc Migration Studies; and MSc Refugee and Forced Migration Studies.

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Eligible candidates who are ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered.

Applicants should intend to return to their country of ordinary residence on completion of their studies. Preference will be given to students from countries that have experienced conflict in the relatively recent past, and to students who have not already studied in the UK or the USA.

The scholarships are funded through the support of the Dulverton Trust and the Oxford Department of International Development. The Dulverton Trust aims to support projects and people who can make a difference in the world, with particular focus on social issues, the natural world and heritage. The Dulverton graduate scholarships at Oxford form part of that vision, enabling outstanding scholars to undertake world-leading education at Oxford University, with the intention of using the experience and knowledge they gain to provide leadership in their home region after their studies.

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 2020. 

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 2020. 

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 £15,009 (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 2020. 

Oxford-Adara Foundation Graduate Scholarship

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

Oxford-Adrian Swire Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Adrian Swire Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are nationals of Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China or Macau and who are applying to a full or part-time graduate course in the departments of Economics, Politics and Sociology. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the majority of their higher education in China (including Hong Kong and Macau).

The scholarship is funded by the University of Oxford and Nuffield College, and it is named in honour of Sir Adrian Swire, Honorary Fellow and former Visiting Fellow of Nuffield 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 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 in April 2020. 

Oxford-Aidan Jenkins Graduate Scholarship

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

The scholarships have 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. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Merton College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarship in History

The Oxford-Anderson Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants 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 a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020. 

Oxford-Ashton Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Ashton Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants 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 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 2020. 

Oxford-Bellhouse Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Bellhouse Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland applying to DPhil in Engineering Science, specialising in Biomedical Engineering.

The scholarship is partly funded by the Bellhouse Foundation. Professor Brian Bellhouse was an Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College and Emeritus Professor of Engineering and the Bellhouse Foundation has been a generous supporter to both Magdalen College and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford. Professor Bellhouse passed away in 2017.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate).

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 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.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020.

Oxford-Bendich Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Bendich Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants who are applying for any full-time graduate course.

The Oxford-Bendich scholarship is funded by the Saul Zaentz Charitable Foundation. The US-based Foundation supports programmes that assist the homeless, advance early childhood education, provide college scholarships, medical care, shelter and nutrition to the needy as well as supporting programmes to provide assistance for entry into employment opportunities. Saul Zaentz was a media entrepreneur in the music and film industry. He built the largest independent Jazz record label in the world, Fantasy Records, and through the Saul Zaentz Company became a prominent independent film producer. Mr Zaentz died in 2014. The Saul Zaentz Company continues to administer a large body of film-related copyrighted materials including the non-literary rights to the Tolkien series, Lord of the Rings. The scholarship is named for Mr Albert (“Al”) Bendich at the request of the Saul Zaentz Foundation Trustees, of whom he was one. Mr Bendich was general counsel for Fantasy Records and worked in close collaboration with Saul Zaentz for many decades. Mr Bendich was also a very highly-regarded civil rights attorney, noted for his roles in defending poet Allen Ginsberg and comedian Lenny Bruce against obscenity charges.

The scholarship is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund. This joint scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability for the agreed course.

This scholarship is only tenable at Pembroke College. Only applicants selected for a Clarendon Scholarship will be considered for the Oxford-Bendich scholarship. All eligible applicants will be considered, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Pembroke College in order to take up the scholarship.

Please see the Clarendon scholarship timeline for further information on when selection is expected to take place.

Oxford-Berman Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Berman Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants to any full-time DPhil programme 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.

Dr Robert Berman, was University College’s first Fellow in Physics. He was 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. This scholarship has been funded by Old Members (alumni) of University College in recognition of Dr Berman’s contribution to the institution over a period of more than three decades.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020.

Oxford-Bob Thomas Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

The Oxford-Bob Thomas Graduate 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.

The scholarship was established in 2016 at University College to assist eligible postgraduate students admitted to the Department of Chemistry. It 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 a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020.

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 March 2020. 

Oxford-Cawkwell Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Cawkwell Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants to a one-year full-time graduate master's course within the Faculty of Classics, 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 a collection of grateful University College Old Members (alumni) and friends, in celebration of the lives of Pat and George Law Cawkwell, Emeritus Fellow of Ancient History at Univ.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020. 

Oxford-Chellgren Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Chellgren Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants 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 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 2020. 

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 2020. 

Oxford-Dowding Graduate Scholarship

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

The scholarships have been made possible through the support of the University and David Dowding, who read Oriental Studies at Wadham in 1967, and is now pleased to ensure that future generation of Humanities students can receive the same quality of teaching that he enjoyed.

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 2020.

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 May 2020. 

Oxford-Edward Orsborn Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Edward Orsborn Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA who are applying to the full-time DPhil course in American History.

Edward Orsborn is Professor and Director of the Rothermere American Institute (RAI), with whom University College have collaborated to form this scholarship to support a talented student studying for a DPhil in American History.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate).

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 2020.

Oxford-Finnis Graduate Scholarship in Law

The Oxford-Finnis Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants to any full-time graduate course in the Law Faculty 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 scholarship was the first law scholarship to be offered by University College. Funded by John Finnis’ former pupils and University College lawyers it is named in honour of the 50th anniversary of his own Fellowship at the College (2016-17).

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020.

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 2020. 

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 2020. 

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 one year master’s (MSc/MSt) course in the Social Sciences Division (except the Saïd Business School), within the range accepted by Christ Church.

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.

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 in April 2020. 

Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate 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:

Master's 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.

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. Independent proposals on any India-related theme, which fits the overall aims of the Centre, will be considered.

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 Skype) if you are shortlisted for the scholarship. Skype interviews are due to take place in April 2020.

Oxford-Intesa Sanpaolo Graduate Scholarship

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

Oxford-John & Pat Cuckney Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-John & Pat Cuckney Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a full-time DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and the legacy of John and Pat Cuckney to Lincoln College.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate) 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 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 will be transferred to Lincoln College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

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 2020. 

Oxford-Ko Cheuk Hung Graduate Scholarship

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

The scholarships have been jointly funded by the Ko family and the University of Oxford, 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 Two.

The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU fee rate) 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 by mid-March 2020. 

Oxford-Leon E and Iris L Beghian Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Leon E and Iris L Beghian Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants to the full-time DPhil course in Condensed Matter Physics, History or Biological/Evolutionary Anthropology. 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 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.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

Oxford-Mary Frances Wagley Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Mary Frances Wagley Graduate scholarships are available for applicants who are applying to a full-time graduate course with a focus on the natural sciences within the Mathematical, Physical, and Life Sciences Division.

Dr Mary Frances Wagley was amongst the small number of women to be admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the 1940s and after her undergraduate studies she came to St Hilda's College to complete a DPhil in Physical Chemistry (1947-50). Dr Wagley had a long career as an educator in the USA and in 1970 became the first woman to join the MIT Corporation. In 1984-85 she served as the first female president of the MIT Alumni Association. Dr Wagley is an Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, and has generously endowed a graduate scholarship in the sciences to continue her lifelong commitment to opening educational opportunities to talented students.

The scholarship is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund. This joint scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability for the agreed course. Only applicants selected for a Clarendon Scholarship will be considered for the Oxford-Mary Frances and Philip Wagley Graduate Scholarship.

Please see the Clarendon scholarship timeline for further information on when selection is expected to take place.

Oxford-Merton-Christopher Duggan Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Merton-Christopher Duggan Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland who are applying to any Humanities graduate course within the range accepted by Merton College, with a preference for History applicants.

The scholarships have been funded by the University and the generous financial support of John Booth (Merton, 1976) and Ian McVeigh (Merton, 1976), in memory of Christopher Duggan (1957-2015), who read Modern History at Merton College between 1976 and 1979.

The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate) 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 2020. 

Oxford-NaturalMotion Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-NaturalMotion Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland and who are applying to the full-time DPhil in Zoology. Preference will be given to projects that 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.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate).

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 2020. 

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 Programme.

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 2020. 

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 April 2020. 

Oxford-Particle Physics Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Particle Physics Graduate scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to a full-time DPhil in Particle Physics.

The scholarship has been made possible through the support of an anonymous donor, with the aim of supporting an outstanding thinker 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.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

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 2020. 

Oxford-Pershing Square Graduate Scholarship

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

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 2020.

Oxford-Radcliffe Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Radcliffe Graduate Scholarships are available to applicants to a range of courses offered by University College (exact list for 2020/21 to be confirmed).

The scholarships are unique to University College, supported by a historic £10m gift from a group of the College’s Old Members (alumni), 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 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 2020.

Oxford-Reuben Foundation Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Reuben Foundation Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Israel and who are applying to full or part-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford.

The scholarships have been jointly funded by the University and the Reuben Foundation.

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 2020. 

Oxford-Robert and Soulla Kyprianou Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Robert and Soulla Kyprianou Graduate 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 or DPhil 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 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 May 2020. 

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 EEA or Switzerland who are applying to the full-time DPhil course in History or Politics.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate).

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 2020. 

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 a national 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.

Preference will be given to applicants in the following order:

  1. Nationals of the United Arab Emirates who are applying to any full-time Master’s or DPhil course in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division or the Medical Sciences Division
  2. Applicants from any named Arab League country (listed above) applying to any full-time Master’s or DPhil course in the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division or the Medical Sciences Division
  3. Nationals of the United Arab Emirates applying to any full-time master’s or DPhil course in the Social Sciences Division or the Humanities Division (except the MBA)
  4. Applicants from any named Arab League country (listed above) applying to any full-time Master’s or DPhil course in the Social Sciences Division or the Humanities Division (except the MBA). Where applicants are applying to a course in the Humanities Division, preference will be given to courses relevant to the study of Arab heritage.

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 May 2020.

Oxford-Sir Anwar Pervez Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Sir Anwar Pervez Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Pakistan, and who have not previously studied outside the country. Candidates can be applying for any graduate course. Scholars will be selected based on academic merit and financial need.

Sir Anwar Pervez is the founder of the Bestway Foundation. Established in 1987, at the heart of Bestway Group’s philosophy is the desire to help those less fortunate than others by supporting charities and empowering communities in United Kingdom and Pakistan.

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

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020.

Oxford-Sir Colin R Lucas Graduate Scholarship in French History

The Oxford-Sir Colin R Lucas Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants to a full-time DPhil focusing on French History.

Sir Colin R Lucas is a historian and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. He specialises in the history of France, and the donors, who wish to remain anonymous, have created this scholarship in his honour. Sir Colin was Master of Balliol College between 1994 and 2000, and therefore this scholarship is only tenable at Balliol 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.

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 Balliol College in order to take up the scholarship.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020.

Oxford-Swire Graduate Scholarship in History

The Oxford-Swire Graduate Scholarship in History is available for applicants 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, a distinguished Old Member (alumnus) and Honorary Fellow of University College who studied History there from 1948.

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students. 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 2020. 

Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants to full-time or part-time graduate courses in the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics and the History Faculty.

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.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

More information can be found on Somerville College's webpage.

Oxford-The Queen’s College Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-The Queen’s College Graduate Scholarships can be offered to support students undertaking a full-time graduate course. The eligible courses vary each year, the University and College will agree these for the forthcoming selection round.

This scholarship has been provided by generous anonymous donor to support graduate study at The Queen’s College.

The scholarship is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund. This joint scholarship covers course fees and provides a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability for the agreed course.

The scholarship is only tenable at The Queen’s College. Only applicants selected for a Clarendon Scholarship will be considered for the Oxford-The Queen’s College Graduate scholarship. All eligible applicants will be considered, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to The Queen’s College in order to take up the scholarship.

Please see the Clarendon scholarship timeline for further information on when selection is expected to take place.

Oxford-TrygFonden Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-TrygFonden Graduate Scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in Denmark and 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.

Candidates applying for 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 will also be considered.

The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and TrygFonden; a Danish not-for-profit foundation that 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. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

Oxford-University College-Burma Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-University College-Burma Graduate Scholarship is available for 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 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 2020. 

Oxford-Wang Graduate Scholarship

The Oxford-Wang Graduate Scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland and applying to any DPhil course offered by the Mathematical Institute.

The Oxford-Wang Graduate Scholarship is named after Dr Zhaodong Wang, the benefactor whose donation was made in order to allow the Mathematical Institute to continue to attract the best young mathematicians in the world to Oxford.

To be considered for this scholarship, you must be ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate).

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 2020.

Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott Graduate Scholarships

The Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott Graduate 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. Preference will be given to applicants ordinarily resident in the EEA/Switzerland.

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 April 2020. 

Standard Bank Africa Chairman's Scholarship

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 Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities Divisions who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Botswana, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia or Zimbabwe. Preference will be given to nationals of Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa and South Sudan.

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.

Selection is expected to take place in April 2020. 

Vicky Noon Education 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 2020 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 2020.

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 EEA/Switzerland. The scholarship covers course fees (at the Home/EU rate) 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 2020. 

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