St Catherine’s offers an impressive range of scholarships

St Catherine’s College expects to be able to award the following Graduate Scholarships with effect from October 2019:

Alan Tayler Scholarship (Mathematics)

Open

Allen Senior Music Scholarship

Open

Berlinski-Jacobson Graduate Scholarship (Humanities & Social Sciences)

Open

College Scholarship (Humanities & Social Sciences)

Open

College Scholarship (Sciences)

Open

Fletcher Graduate Scholarship (International Development and Social Enterprise)

Open

Ghosh Graduate Scholarship (Humanities)

Open

Glaxo Scholarship (Medicine)

Open

Great Eastern Scholarship (Indian Nationals)

Open

Henfrey Graduate Scholarship in Chinese Studies

Open

Leathersellers’ Company Scholarship (Sciences)

Open

Light Senior Scholarships (Current St Catherine’s Graduate Students)

Open

Magellan Prize (Portuguese Studies)

Open

MCR Scholarship (All Subjects)

Open

Mr and Mrs Kenny Lam’s Graduate Scholarship in Law

Open

Overseas Scholarship (All Subjects)

Open

Wakeham Humanities Scholarship (History or Literature)

Open

A list of courses for which St Catherine’s accepts graduate students is available at https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate/colleges/st-catherines-college.

All of these Graduate Scholarships may be held in conjunction with an award from another body, other than another Oxford College, and carry entitlement to limited High Table dining rights. With the exception of the Light Senior Scholarships, they also carry entitlement to up to two years single accommodation on the main college site or in St Catherine’s House (to be paid for by the recipient at the current room charge rate), which should be taken in the first two years of the scholarship.

Students at other colleges are eligible to apply for all of these scholarships apart from the Light Senior Scholarships, but would need to migrate to St Catherine’s to take up the scholarship if their application was successful.

All of these scholarships, apart from the Light Senior Scholarships, are open to new graduate students commencing graduate study at Oxford in October 2019, and to current graduate students who will have completed no more than two years of graduate research degree study at Oxford in October 2019.

Before awarding any Scholarship, the College must be satisfied that sufficient funding is available to cover course fees.

How to Apply

Applications for Graduate Scholarships should be sent by email to [email protected], in a single PDF file if possible, and should be single-spaced and in at least a 12 point font.

Applications must include, in the following order:

  • A completed Graduate Scholarship Application Cover Form including the names and addresses of two referees
  • A personal statement (one page maximum)
  • A research outline accessible to non-specialists (up to 1,200 words). For taught courses applicants may provide a statement of their academic interests and motivation for undertaking their course in place of a research outline.
  • A full curriculum vitae (two pages maximum)

Candidates should ask two people acquainted with their recent academic work to send references to the Academic Office at St. Catherine’s College to arrive by the closing date of Friday 8 March 2019. Referees should submit references by email to [email protected] if possible.

Alternatively, applicants who will be commencing their studies in October 2019 may request in their application that the references submitted in support of their application to Oxford are used.

The College plans to interview short-listed candidates during the weeks ending Friday 26 April, Friday 3 May and Friday 10 May 2019 and expects to notify all applicants of the outcome of their applications during the week ending Friday 31 May 2019.

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