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 2023-24 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 2023-24 academic year.
These scholarships support students across the University and are open to all subject areas
Further information here.
Kyung Hee Scholarship in Medical Anthropology
The Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA), located within the School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography (SAME), University of Oxford, offers one scholarship for a student to study for the two-year MPhil degree in Medical Anthropology at the University. On successful completion of the MPhil degree, the applicant may be granted further funding to continue to the DPhil programme. The maximum duration of the scholarship shall be five years, i.e. two years of funding for the MPhil and three years of funding for the DPhil (the final year of which, being beyond fee liability, would be living stipend-only).
Applicants should apply for a university place on the MPhil degree in Medical Anthropology through the standard admissions procedures, the forms for which can be found here.
The scholarship is open to candidates wishing to undertake research on any theme of medical anthropology that is taught at the Institute but it is restricted to those who have already undertaken study at, and are graduates of, the Cheong Kung Center for History and Culture of Korean Medicine at the Korean Medicine College of Kyung Hee University, South Korea.
In their personal statement applicants should indicate clearly that they are applying for this studentship by heading the statement ‘Kyung Hee Studentship in Medical Anthropology’. Decisions regarding the award of the scholarship will be made by a specially convened committee of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology.
Any questions concerning this scholarship may be addressed to Professor Elisabeth Hsu
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.