Scatcherd European Scholarships | University of Oxford

Scatcherd European Scholarships

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

Award information

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

Award details

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


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

Other information

Students are required to contact a possible supervisor at the host institution / university before submitting their application. It is expected that students will continue to be registered for a degree at the University of Oxford during the period of their study abroad. Successful candidates will be required to obtain the approval of their college to study away from the University of Oxford, and, where applicable, must also obtain dispensation from residence from their faculty board.

Scatcherd European Scholarships may be held in conjunction with Erasmus grants or grants from other educational bodies. The amount granted to successful candidates may be reduced if they obtain other grants.

Successful applicants will be required to submit a report detailing the activities as well as a certificate of attendance (a letter from their host institution) at the end of their attachment to prove the length of stay.

How to apply

  1. Applications have now closed for travel in 2018/19.
  2. The application deadline was 12.00 noon on Friday 2nd February 2018.  
  3. The selection process is carried out shortly after the application deadline and results will be released in May 2018.
  4. If you have applied for more than one scheme, you will be notified of these separately.
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