Scholarships for Taught Degrees

For further information regarding any of these scholarships, please contact the History Graduate Admissions Team on graduate.admissions@history.ox.ac.uk 

 

The AHRC provide a number of awards every year, to support graduate students across a range of disciplines.  The AHRC will only support Master’s studentships that are designed to lead on to doctoral research.  To be considered for these studentships you must apply by the 20th January admissions deadline.

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The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme funds full-time graduate degrees in various subjects in the Humanities.  Established in 2012, the programme is supported by the generosity of Mica Ertegun.  To be considered for an Ertegun Scholarship, applicants must indicate this on their application form by the 20th January admissions deadline.

You must also complete a supporting statement (Word doc) and upload it as a pdf document together with your Graduate Application Form by the application deadline in order for your application to be complete.  The statement requires you to answer three questions (in no more than 500 words each) that relate to the aims and mission of the Ertegun Scholarship programme.  The Selection Committee will consider your supporting statement in conjunction with your course application.

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Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world.  Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas and are open to candidates who apply for a new full- or part-time Master's or DPhil course at Oxford by the 20th January deadline for your course, whereby you will automatically be considered for a Clarendon Scholarship.

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One full scholarship is available for applicants who are who are applying to full and part-time master’s and DPhil courses in the Humanities.

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.

There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the 20th January deadline.

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A fully-funded MSt studentship is available for entry in October 2017, open to an outstanding Home/EU student who applies for entry to one of the 1-year Master’s courses for which Univ admits that are offered by the Faculty of History. No separate application to the College is required, as the studentship will be awarded as part of the Faculty of History’s annual studentship competition. It will cover living costs and all fees. Deadline for online applications is noon on 20 January 2017.

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Sponsored by a donation from Sir John Swire to University College and supported by Oxford University Matched Fund in partnership with the History Faculty two fully funded scholarships in any field of History; one award for 3 years’ full funding at the doctoral level; the other for full funding for a one-year Master’s programme.

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A fully-funded MSt studentship is available for entry in October 2017, open to an outstanding Home/EU student who applies for entry to one of the 1-year Master's courses for which Univ admits that are offered by the Faculty of History.  No separate application to the College is required, as the studentship will be awarded as part of the Faculty of History's annual studentship competition. It will cover living costs and all fees.  Deadline for online applications is noon on 20 January 2017.

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Professor John Mitchell FRS was an Old Member who left a substantial bequest to the College which now funds the Mitchell Scholarships.  Trinity College offers up to £10,000, which may be combined with funding from the University or faculty to provide a scholarship covering full fees and maintenance for a student accepted, for October 2017, on a one- or two-year graduate course in any Humanities or Social Sciences subject.  The availability of the scholarship is restricted to undergraduate Exhibitioners or Scholars who are in their final year at Trinity College in 2016-17, and will be undertaking a Master’s course at Trinity directly upon graduating.

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The Sloane Robinson Foundation Graduate Awards are offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund, with the AHRC, and with the ESRC.  Further information is provided here and here .

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Exeter College, in conjunction with the Ben-Gurion University Foundation, UK is offering a full scholarship for a student graduating from Ben-Gurion University to undertake a one-year full-time Master’s degree at Oxford University, based at Exeter College.  Applicants should name Exeter College as their college of preference on the application form.

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Students who are from economically-disadvantaged countries (see further particulars on above link) who has not previously studied outside their home country, who have an offer of admission to study for a graduate degree at Oxford University, starting in the academic year 2017-18.

Where a suitable candidate is identified, the Scholarship will be awarded in conjunction with awards from Oxford University’s Clarendon Fund, and together the Mary Frances Cairncross and Clarendon awards will fund all University and College fees and a grant to cover living expenses.  Mary Frances Cairncross Scholarships are awarded for one year in the first instance, and will be renewable for the remaining years of fee liability subject to satisfactory academic progress being made. 

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Student in any subject resident in Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam who have an offer of admission to study for a graduate degree at Oxford University, starting in the academic year 2017-18. 

In order to ensure consideration by Exeter College as a potential nomination for the Jardine Foundation Graduate Scholarship you should state Exeter College as your preferred college on your graduate application form.

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Students with Japanese as a first language; preference for students from Fukuoka Prefecture.  Research or taught degrees in any subject (possibly with initial support for a Master’s degree).   Ordinarily, New College must be specified as the first choice college. Only candidates applying for research degrees or a Master’s leading to a research degree are eligible for consideration.  Only applications for the start of a course will be eligible; no mid-course movement will be considered. Please note that there is a separate application process for this.

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All applicants for Ancient or Modern History are eligible. No separate application is required. 

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All applicants for Ancient or Modern History are eligible. No separate application is required.

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All applicants for History (Modern) are eligible. No separate application is required.

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All applicants from, or whose research interest relate to, sub-Saharan Africa for subjects Merton considers. 

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The awards will be made for one academic year to students entering the first or second year of a research degree (DPhil or MRes) in 2017You can apply for our scholarships if you are an applicant to or current member of the University of Oxford entering the first or second year of a research programme for which St Edmunds Hall admits graduate students (please see here for the list of courses). All awards are conditional on the holder becoming a member of St Edmund Hall. Please note that there is a separate application form on the above ‘details’ link.

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The Norman Hargreaves-Mawdsley Scholarship is open to new Humanities graduate students, specialising in Spanish or Latin American Studies (preferably history).  There is no separate application process. Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2017-18. Applications should be made by the 20th January deadline.  If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as his or her first choice college on the University application form.  The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.

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Candidates will have an offer of admission to Oxford University and a place at Balliol College to read for a Master’s degree in History, commencing in the academic year 2017-18.  The Scholarship may be offered in conjunction with an AHRC Award or it may be awarded separately.  Applicants must apply to the University of Oxford for admission to a Master’s degree by 20th January deadline and must apply for an AHRC Award.  No separate application is required to be considered for this Scholarship.

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The University of Oxford, along with the Open University and Brunel University, is part of the ESRC 'Grand Union DTP', and will be awarding ESRC studentships at these three institutions to begin from October 2017.

The Faculty of History has particular strength in the field of Economic and Social History, including two ESRC recognised Master's programmes in Economic and Social History: a one-year Master of Science (by coursework) and a two-year Master of Philosophy. The Faculty is able to nominate up to 3 students to the central Grand Union DTP open competition, and is pleased to invite applications for Master’s-to-DPhil or DPhil programmes for Studentships starting in October 2017, in the Economic and Social History training pathway.
Studentships may also available for the DPhil if the research makes extensive use of Advanced Quantitative Methods.

Questions about ESRC funding should be referred to the faculty; contact details can be found via individual course pages. In general, candidates are normally automatically considered for ESRC studentships, however you are advised to check with the faculty as to whether or not there are any additional steps that need to be taken in order to be considered.

Further information on the Grand Union DTP can be found on the Grand Union DTP website at http://www.granduniondtp.ac.uk/, and information about ESRC studentships more generally can be found at http://www.esrc.ac.uk/skills-and-careers/studentships/.

How to apply: Please apply using the standard graduate application form, and confirm with the faculty that you wish to be considered for an ESRC studentship by the 20th January admissions deadline.

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Two-year award for students who expect to commence an MPhil programme in any of the

Humanities and social science disciplines.  Applicants should name St Cross College as their college of preference on the application form.  Please note there is a separate application form.

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St Cross College invites applications for a MPhil Scholarship in the History of Science from students who will begin studying at the University of Oxford in the academic year 2017-2018 for an MPhil in History of Science, Medicine and Technology. Applicants must list St Cross College as their first choice college on their Graduate Admissions application in order to be eligible to apply for this Scholarship - preference will be given to candidates with an interest in the history of physics for their MPhil dissertation topic.  Applications should be received by the deadline of Friday 20th January 2017.  The Scholarship is tenable at St Cross College only. An application form can be downloaded from this site or requested by email. Written requests should be sent to the Admissions and Academic Assistant, St Cross College, St Giles, Oxford OX1 3LZ.

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US applicants. Ordinarily, New College must be specified as the first choice college. Only candidates applying for research degrees or a Master’s leading to a research degree are eligible for consideration.  Only applications for the start of a course will be eligible; no mid-course movement will be considered. For further details, please see the awards summary.  There is a separate application process.

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Amount The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course

Eligibility You must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries:

Europe: 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 Africa: 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 ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered. If you are resident in an eligible country outside of the EEA, you should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence on completion of your studies. Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously studied in the US or UK.

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Open to all graduate applicants for courses in the Humanities; preference given to international applicants. The scholarship amount is £10,000 towards University and College fees, with any remainder paid directly to the student for living expenses.  Please note that there is a separate application process for this. The closing date for all application material is Friday 3 March 2017

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For students from Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Fully funded. Tenable at St Antony’s College.

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For students from China, Hong Kong and Japan for all full-time Master’s and DPhil courses offered by the College excluding the MBA and the MPP. Fully funded. Tenable at St Antony’s College.

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For students from Kenya for all full-time one year Master's courses offered by the College. Tenable at St Antony’s College.

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St Antony’s College and the University of Oxford, in partnership with Jusoor, are offering one scholarship a year for entry in 2016/17 and 2017/18 to a student who is a Syrian citizen or a stateless person residing in Syria to study for a one year Master’s degree at St Antony’s College in the University of Oxford. Tenable at St Antony’s College.

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Applicants to any full-time Masters course offered by the University; they should normally be resident in Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe, and they will be expected to show evidence of their intention to return to their home country on completion of their course. Up to two scholarships will be awarded a year, and preference may be given to applicants to one-year Masters courses. Tenable at Wadham College.

Application details: Applicants should apply directly to the Beit Trust, who will be responsible for interviewing and shortlisting candidates, in addition to making a graduate application to the relevant faculty or department at Oxford. Further details can be found on the Beit Trust website

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Graduate Masters’ degree students (on both full-time and part-time courses) with disabilities as defined by the Equality Act and determined by the University’s Disability Advisory Service. The scholarship is open to home, EU and international graduate students.  Please ensure that you meet the selection criteria for your course. This scholarship is not open to candidates applying for non-matriculated courses, to candidates who hold deferred offers to start in 2017-18 or to students applying for courses for which the College does not normally accept applications.

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Candidates will have an offer of admission to Oxford University and a place at Balliol College to read for a higher degree commencing in the academic year 2017-18, having already completed a degree at the University of Glasgow. Applications are invited from good Honours graduates of the University of Glasgow, or from students in their final Honours year at the University of Glasgow who hope to graduate with a first or good upper second class degree. Tenable at Balliol college

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This scholarship is open for students of Canadian nationality reading or intending to read for a postgraduate degree who are liable to pay fees (for this purpose College continuation charges do not count as fees). The Canadian National Scholarship is generously funded by Canadian National, which operates Canada’s largest railroad system.  At the time of taking up the Scholarship, the Scholar must have been admitted as a postgraduate student by a relevant Faculty of Oxford University, and must be, or become, a member of Linacre College.

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The Scholarship is open to suitably qualified students reading or intending to read for a research degree in the arts and humanities who are liable to pay fees (NB: for this purpose college continuation charges do not count as fees). It will cover the value of the College Fee, tenable for one year from 1 October 2017, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

At the time of taking up the Scholarship, the Scholar must have been admitted as a postgraduate student by a relevant Faculty of Oxford University, and must be, or become, a member of Linacre College.

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