Clarendon Scholarships

Open to University of Oxford, UK Degree Type (s):Masters and DPhil
  Deadline:Course deadline   Full scholarship

Scholarship Description: 

Clarendon Scholarships aim to give the most academically-able students not only the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford, but also the chance to form lasting social, academic and professional networks.

Whilst there are no quotas by course type, the majority of Clarendon scholars are working towards a DPhil (Oxford’s name for a PhD). Scholarships are also awarded for two-year graduate degrees (such as the MPhil or BPhil) or one-year degrees (such as the MSc, MSt, MBA or MFE).

Scholarship Amount: 

All Clarendon scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full.
Scholars on a full-time course receive a generous annual grant for living costs, which is normally sufficient to cover the living costs of a single student living in Oxford.

Number of awards:

Not specified

Duration:

duration of course

Minimum Qualification

Not specified

Field of Study

Open to any masters of Gphil course offered at the university

Eligibility:

Nationality
All applicants for graduate study at the University of Oxford are eligible.

Clarendon scholars come from all continents in the world: from the USA to Australia, Venezuela to Vietnam and from Norway to Nigeria!

Level of study
All degree-bearing courses at graduate level are eligible. This encompasses all full-time and part-time master’s and all DPhil courses. A list of all the graduate courses offered by the University of Oxford can be found on the Courses page.

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for this scholarship.

Subject
Clarendon supports scholars from across the University, with no preference for any particular subject area.

Other criteria
Candidates applying to start a new master’s or DPhil course at Oxford are eligible. This includes students who are currently studying for a master’s degree at Oxford but who will be re-applying for a DPhil (you would be eligible for funding for the DPhil).

Applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2017-18 are not eligible to be considered for this scholarship.

Students who will continue to study for the same degree at Oxford in the next year are not eligible for this scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities:

Open to candidates from all countries

Selection Criteria:

Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Generally, applications are assessed against the following criteria:

Academic record
An excellent academic record is essential. A high first class honours degree or its equivalent (a GPA score of at least 3.7 if the mark is out of 4, noting that most successful candidates achieve a score higher than 3.7) or an outstanding academic record at master’s level is necessary (noting that an outstanding master’s degree can compensate for a moderate first degree performance). Other indicators of high academic achievement may include individual marks on student transcripts; evidence of previous university prizes or awards; information on your overall position within your cohort; and publications (if applicable).

Aptitude for the proposed course of study
This may be assessed by reviewing your references, your research proposal, demonstrated evidence of your aptitude for research, and the likelihood you will contribute significantly to your field of study.

Student motivation
This is assessed through evidence of your commitment to your proposed course, evaluated by your personal statement and referees’ reports.

How to Apply:

For details on how to apply please visit: Apply for Clarendon Scholarships

Website:

http://www.ox.ac.uk/clarendon

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