Scholarships and Grants

St Hilda's College has many types of funding available.

College Grants

See our range of grants and bursaries for current students.

Graduate Scholarships for 2019 Entry - Closed to applications

Applications direct to St Hilda's College:

These scholarships are open to new graduate students commencing graduate study at Oxford in October 2019. Before awarding any Scholarship, the College must be satisfied that sufficient funding is available to cover course fees. The College reviews applications in April and notifies applicants during the first week of May.

Philosophy: Kathy Wilkes Philosophy Studentship - £5,000 pa.

This scholarship is aimed at students studying for a graduate course in the Faculty of Philosophy. The successful applicant will receive £5,000 per annum for the duration of their course fee liability. We have one scholarship available for students starting their course in October 2019. There is no separate application procedure. Applicants should apply through the university admissions process in the normal way, naming St Hilda's as their preferred college by the January deadline. Selection for the Kathy Wilkes Philosophy Studentship will be made on the basis of academic excellence.

All subjects: Raymond-Sisam Graduate Scholarship - £5,900 pa.

This scholarship is aimed at students normally resident in New Zealand, studying for a graduate course in any subject. The successful applicant will receive £5,900 per annum for the duration of their course fee liability. We have one scholarship available for students starting their course in October 2019. There is no separate application procedure. Applicants should apply through the university admissions process in the normal way, naming St Hilda's as their preferred college by the January deadline. Selection for the Raymond-Sisam Graduate Scholarship will be made on the basis of academic excellence.

Law or Politics: St Hilda's Social Sciences Graduate Studentship - £6,000 pa.

This scholarship is aimed at students studying for a graduate course in either Law or Politics. The successful applicant will receive £6,000 per annum for the duration of their course fee liability. We have up to two scholarships available for students starting their course in October 2019. There is no separate application procedure. Applicants should apply through the university admissions process in the normal way, naming St Hilda's as their preferred college by the January deadline. Selection for the St Hilda's Social Sciences Graduate Studentship will be made on the basis of academic excellence.

Applications through departments:

Sciences: Mary Francis Wagley Clarendon Award - Fully Funded UK/EU or Overseas Awards

Covers course fees and provides a generous grant for living expenses. One 3-4 year scholarship aimed at students studying for a DPhil in a science (preferably natural science) subject. The Mary Francis Wagley scholarship is available for October 2019 entry. There is no separate application form for any of these scholarships. All you need to do to be considered is apply for a graduate course starting in October 2019, by the deadlines in January 2019 (as appropriate for the subject, see the application guide on the University website for further information). Details on how to state your college preference are also given in the application guide. For more information on St Hilda's College, please visit our Graduate Application section.

English: Griffiths Memorial Scholarship - Fully funded award (UK level of funding)

St Hilda’s is associated with the Jeremy Griffiths Memorial Studentship. This Studentship, which is restricted to Home Students, covers candidates for the first period for either the MSt in English, or the MPhil in Medieval English. The studentship includes the following: course fees, a maintenance grant, and free accommodation in College. To be considered for the Jeremy Griffiths Memorial Studentship you must apply through the university admissions process by the January deadline. Details at http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/funding-scholarships

MPLS CDT courses: Up to 7 College linked awards to RCUK funded studentships per annum.

St Hilda's College has partnerships with a number of MPLS CDT courses. This partnership involves a College contribution for up to seven RCUK studentships awarded to successful applicants by the relevant MPLS departments. There is no college application process for these studentships. All you need to do to be considered is apply for an eligible graduate course by the deadline in January 2019. Successful applicants are then allocated to the partnered college.

 

St Hilda's Linked Clarendon Awards - Fully Funded UK/EU or Overseas Awards for 2020 Entry

Humanities: Beale/Mabb Scholarship Clarendon Award

Covers course fees and provides a generous grant for living expenses. This three-year scholarship is aimed at students studying for a DPhil in a Humanities subject. The next Beale/Mabbs Scholarship will be available for October 2020 entry.

Social Sciences: St Hilda's Clarendon Award

Covers course fees and provides a generous grant for living expenses. This three-year scholarship is aimed at students studying for a DPhil in a Social Sciences subject, preference for Law or Politics. The next St Hilda's Social Sciences Clarendon Scholarship will be available for October 2020 entry.

 

Other funds available to applicants to St Hilda's College:

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of India

A scholarship of Rs. 1,00,000 to any Indian student who has secured admission at St Hilda's College. The scholarship is donated by Ritika Dhamija (St. Hilda’s; Physics 2003-2006) and is available every year. The scholarship has been disbursed to three students previously. The link for applications is http://www.oxbridgeindia.com/scholarships/. Interviews for this scholarship take place around July every year, the exact dates being reflected on the website.

 

Graduate Scholarships for 2018 Entry - Closed to applications

Medieval French: Jeanette Beer Graduate Studentship in Medieval French - Fully funded UK award

The Studentship is jointly funded by the Faculty of Medieval of Modern Languages, St Hilda's College and a generous donation by Jeanette Beer, Professor Emerita of French, Purdue University. This Studentship covers candidates applying for the DPhil in Modern Languages, starting in October 2018, whose thesis topic is in the field of French language and/or literature from 842 to the fifteenth century. The studentship includes the following: course fees (at the Home/EU rate) and a full maintenance grant. Scholarships are awarded to applicants who have demonstrated excellent academic ability, who will contribute to the University’s ground-breaking research, and who will go on to contribute to the world as leaders in their field, pushing the frontiers of knowledge. Faculty details at http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/french.

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