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Scholarships

Awarded by the University’s Clarendon Scheme:

The John P Clay Graduate Scholarship in Manuscript and Text Cultures: Sanskrit

Not currently open to applications

Number available: One
Eligibility:   Prospective students who have applied for, or current students enrolled on, the DPhil in Oriental Studies with a research focus on Manuscript and Text Cultures with a special focus on Sanskrit (including all areas, historical periods, and aspects of this field).
Value: University and College graduate fee, plus a maintenance grant at the same rate as provided by the Clarendon Scholarships.
Duration: Three years
How to apply: Prospective applicants will be automatically considered as long as they apply for the DPhil by the January deadline. On-course students applying for this scholarship should submit a separate application to the Faculty of Oriental Studies’ Graduate Admissions Administrator. For further details, see here
Cyril and Phillis Long Scholarships: Social Sciences
Number available:  Two
Eligibility:  Applicants for a DPhil in any subject offered by the Social Sciences division for which Queen's considers applications
Value: University and College graduate fee, plus a maintenance grant.
Duration: Three years
How to apply: All applications in advance of the January deadline will automatically be considered by the panel.
 

Awarded by the Law Faculty:

The Ewald Scholarship in Law
Eligibility: Applicants for the BCL or MJur
Value: £14,000 (fees plus some maintenance)
How to apply: All applications will automatically be considered by the panel.

 

 

 

 

Awarded by Queen’s:

The Honoré Scholarship in Law
Eligibility: Applicants for the BCL or MJur
Value: University and College graduate fee, plus a maintenance grant.
Duration: One year
How to apply: All applications in advance of the University's January deadline will automatically be considered by the panel.

Applications by 1 February

Barns Studentship in Egyptology (named after Prof J W B Barns (1912-1974))

Not currently open to applications

Number available: One
Start: 1 October
Eligibility: Candidates who are about to start or are already undertaking postgraduate research degree in Egyptology at Oxford. Candidates, by the time of appointment, must have passed all examinations required for the degree of Bachelor of Arts and will be required to become members of the College (if not already such).
Value: University and College graduate fee, plus a maintenance grant of £13,726
Duration: One year. If awarded to a student starting a degree, re-election for a maximum of two further years is possible, subject to the satisfactory academic progress of the studentship holder and Governing Body approval
How to apply: Candidates are required to send a CV, a research statement of c. 2,000 words, and a covering letter to Ms Leen Van Broeck, the Admissions Administrator, by the application deadline.

Applications by 1 May

The following scholarships are all intended to cover the elected scholarship holder’s College fee and therefore commence on 1 October. For each of them, only one scholar can be in post at any one time.

The application procedure for all of them is the same: candidates are required to send a CV and covering letter outlining how they propose to fund their studies at Oxford to Ms Leen Van Broeck, the Admissions Administrator, by the application deadline.

George Oakes scholarship in American culture (history, politics, political science, sociology, literature, or art)
Eligibility: Citizens of the United Kingdom who by 1 October of the academic year following their election shall have passed all the examinations for a Bachelor’s Degree at a University in the United Kingdom and shall not have exceeded two years from graduation.
Duration: One year. Re-election for a maximum of a further two years is possible, subject to the satisfactory academic progress of the scholarship holder and Governing Body approval.
Further information: The scholarship may be tenable during a year’s absence at an American university, which the scholar shall be encouraged to arrange, with due permission of the relevant University authority at Oxford.
Hastings Senior scholarship (any subject)
Eligibility: Those who have passed with First Class Honours all the examinations for the Bachelor’s Degree at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, or Bradford.
Duration: One year. Re-election for a further year is possible. Only in exceptional circumstances may the scholarship be renewed for a third year.
Firth Senior Scholarship (any subject)
Eligibility: Those who by 1 October of the academic year following their election shall have passed all the examinations required for the degree of Bachelor of Arts (or four-year undergraduate courses leading to a Master degree) and exceeded the ninth term from matriculation.
Duration: One year. Re-election for a maximum of a further two years is possible, subject to the satisfactory academic progress of the scholarship holder and Governing Body approval.
Wendell Herbruck Scholarship (any subject)
Eligibility: Residents of the state of Ohio or, failing that, of some other of the United States of America, who have at least a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree at an accredited American college.
Duration: One year. Re-election for a maximum of a further two years is possible, subject to the satisfactory academic progress of the scholarship holder and Governing Body approval.

 

Awarded by the Jardine Foundation:

Jardine Scholarship (any subject)

Applications for 2018 entry are now closed

Number available: Multiple
Eligibility: Candidates who have been a national of or resident of Southeast Asia countries and territories, with preference to applicants from Cambodia, mainland China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, for a period of at least 7 years; are within the early stages of their career at the time of application; and are in a satisfactory state of health.
Duration: Periods of up to four years.
Value: University tuition fees payable directly to the University; College fees, excluding board and lodging, payable directly to the College; an annual stipend to cover board and lodging and all other incidental expenses (the stipend will be payable in three instalments each year, the first instalment being larger to cover initial costs); the cost of the UK Immigration Health Surcharge; and a standard economy class airfare to be reimbursed at cost to the Scholar from the place of residence to the United Kingdom at the beginning of the Scholarship and for the return journey to the place of residence on completion of the Scholarship period.
How to apply: Candidates are required to email a completed application form along with all other supporting documentation as outlined in the application guidance to Ms Leen Van Broeck, the Admissions Administrator, to arrive no later than 12 pm (midday) UK time on Wednesday 14 March. **NOTE: this is an earlier deadline than was previously advertised**
Further information: https://www.jardines.com/en/community/foundation.html