In addition to the awards detailed above, the following awards are advertised here when available:
The Boise Trust Scholarship 2024
Applications are invited for a Boise Trust scholarship for postgraduate research, tenable at the University from the beginning of Michaelmas Term 2024.
The Boise Trust Fund was established by Charles Watson Boise to support research on the antiquity and evolutionary origin of modern Homo sapiens and other hominins, with particular emphasis on the continued exploration of appropriate sites in Africa, and on the early migration of Palaeolithic communities. All applications should be in this field of research.
Applications are made online using the standard University application form, available from September 2023.
Closing date: Friday, 5 January 2024.
For further information, including how to apply, please email the Biology Trust Fund Administrator on email@example.com.
Black Academic Futures
Up to 30 scholarships are available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, who are of Black or Mixed Black ethnicity and who hold an offer for either a taught or research postgraduate degree, starting in the 2024-25 academic year. This includes all full-time and part-time DPhil and master’s courses.
These scholarships support students across the University and are open to all subject areas, with some funding dedicated to supporting students on specific courses.
Further information here.
Care-Experienced Academic Futures
The Care-Experienced Academic Futures scholarships are available for applicants who have been in care in the UK at some point in their life, and faced barriers to progressing their education. Applicants must hold an offer to commence a postgraduate degree, starting in the 2024-25 academic year.
These scholarships support students across the University and are open to all subject areas
Further information here.
Swire Scholarships - St Antony's College
Are open to applicants who are permanent residents of Japan, Chinese mainland or Hong Kong SAR and have completed the majority of their formal education in their country/region of permanent residency. They cover 100% of the course fees, a grant for living costs of £17,442 per year (2024/25 rate).
Swire Scholarships | St Antony's College (ox.ac.uk)
Oriel College Graduate Scholarship in Science and Religion
This £10,000 scholarship will be awarded annually for up to three years to a postgraduate student whose research focuses on the intersection of theology and scientific thought. Students from all disciplines (including those outside of Theology) are eligible. Candidates from other colleges will be considered, provided that they migrate to Oriel when they accept the scholarship. New postgraduate students who have applied to Oriel are also eligible.
The successful candidate receives the following benefits:
- Financial award of £10,000 per year
- Guaranteed College accommodation for at least the first year of their course
The completed application and two references must be received no later than 15th April 2024. References may be enclosed with the application or sent separately. Further information and application form can be found here.