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Oxford University Scholarships


Oxford University Scholarships

Oxford is one of the most esteemed, and oldest, universities worldwide. This internationally renowned university attracts the best students because of its excellent academic achievements, modern research teams and superb facilities and learning resources

To encourage applications, Oxford University has over one thousand full graduate scholarships available for courses starting in 2017-18. Full scholarships will cover course and college fees and provide a grant for living costs. For over two thirds of Oxford scholarships, nothing more than the standard course application is usually required. If you fulfil the eligibility criteria, you will be automatically considered. The vast majority of Oxford scholarships are awarded to applicants who submit their course application by the January deadline.

You can check your eligibility for an Oxford scholarship on the university’s website.

Oxford scholarships

University-wide scholarships

These scholarships are generally fully funded covering all fees and living expenses but some are partially funded also. A list of university-wide scholarships are:

  • Clarendon Fund
  • CNPq Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission/University of Oxford joint awards
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
  • Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities
  • IDB-Oxford Clarendon Scholarships
  • Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarship
  • Raffy Manoukian
  • Rhodes Scholarships
  • Santander Graduate Awards
  • Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme
  • Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities
  • Yousef Jameel Scholarship

Scholarships for UK and European Students

  • Dulverton Scholarships
  • Hill Foundation Scholarships
  • Jenkins Memorial Fund Scholarships
  • The Lady Allen and Linares Rivas Scholarship
  • Michael Wills Scholarship
  • Open Society Foundations Oxford Scholarships
  • Prendergast Bequest
  • Pirie-Reid Scholarships
  • Research Councils
  • Scatcherd Scholarships

College scholarships

  • Clarendon-College
  • Jesus College Graduate
  • Charlie Perkins
  • Trinity College
  • St. John’s College
  • Choral and Organ
  • Linacre College

Departmental scholarships

Accepted candidates who meet the criteria are usually automatically considered for a scholarship.

Department of Medicine

  • Novartis Vaccines Oxford China Scholarship Programme
  • Oxford-LKSF Global Health programme
  • China Scholarship Council – University of Oxford scholarships.

Department of Engineering

  • Sloane Robinson Scholarships
  • EPSRC Doctoral Training Grant Studentships
  • Qualcomm Scholarships

Department of Law

  • African Commonwealth Human Rights Law Scholarships

Department of Bio Chemistry

  • Skaggs-Oxford Scholarships

Department of Public Health

  • St Cross College Scholarship in Global Health
  • MRC Studentship

Department of Statistics

  • Clarendon Scholarship
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) funding
  • Departmental Studentships and Teaching Assistantships

Department of Zoology

  • Christopher Welch 2013 Scholarship
  • E.P. Abraham Scholarship
  • The Zvi and Ofra Meitar Magdalen Graduate Scholarships

Department of Experimental Psychology

  • ESRC Studentships

Department of History of Art

  • Oxford Cecil Lubbock Memorial Scholarship

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

  • MRC DTG Studentships
  • Clarendon Scholarships for outstanding students
  • Other Studentships

Department of Biology

  • Independent Research Fellowships

Department of Computers

  • Doctoral Studentship in the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research
  • DPhil Computer Science, full and partial doctoral scholarships

External scholarships are also available.

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