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Scholarships

Scholarships available by direct application to the College

The college invites applications for the following awards:

  • Up to four William R Miller Postgraduate awards – each in the form of a rent-free College room (present value approximately £6,000 p.a.). The awards will be made for one academic year to students entering the first or second year of a research degree (DPhil or MRes) in 2018.
  • One Emden Doctorow postgraduate award to the value of £5,000, to be awarded for one academic year to a student entering the first or second year of a DPhil in the Social Sciences in 2018. 
  • Up to three MCR 50th Anniversary Graduate Scholarships,  to the value of £5,000 per year. The award will be made for three years to a DPhil student from any academic discipline entering their first year in 2018. 
  • One E.P.A. Cephalosporin postgraduate award to the value of approximately £3,500 p.a. to be awarded for three or four years to a DPhil student conducting research which is in the medical, biological or chemical sciences and falls within the interests of the E.P.A. Cephalosporin Fund. 
  • Two Pontigny Scholarships of £3,000 p.a. to be awarded to a student entering the first or second year of a research degree in 2018 who will take a leading role in fostering academic exchange between the MCR and SCR. This award may be renewed on a competitive basis in future years at the discretion of the College.

Applications for 2018-19 are now open, with the deadline being 19 January 2018. Please complete the application form and email it to admissions@seh.ox.ac.uk. We also require two references to be submitted which can be emailed separately if required. Please use the reference form. The College will then aim to communicate decisions to applicants by mid March 2018.

You can apply for our scholarships if you are an applicant to or current member of the University of Oxford entering the first or second year of a research programme for which St Edmund Hall admits graduate students (please see here for the list of courses). All awards are conditional on the holder becoming a member of St Edmund Hall.

Current St Edmund Hall students applying for postgraduate study may also apply for a Student Challenge Fund Scholarship. Details of this Scholarship will be publicised to eligible students in Trinity Term. 

Scholarships for which University of Oxford applicants are automatically considered

Clarendon Partnership Awards

We are offering prestigious Clarendon Partnership Awards for entry in 2018. The Clarendon Fund is now open to students of all nationalities.

Bruce Mitchell Graduate Scholarship in English

This scholarship provides full funding for a DPhil in Old or Middle English. Applicants are automatically considered for the scholarship by the English Faculty for the years in which it is available.

Peel Award

A scholarship of £5,000 awarded annually to a student on the Master of Fine Art at the Ruskin School. All those who apply for the programme by the 19 January 2018 deadline are considered. 

Routledge Scholarship

A scholarship of £6,000 awarded annually to a student on the MSc in Comparative and International Education. All those who apply for the programme by the 9 March 2018 deadline are considered. The fund is intended to serve a student who may not otherwise be able to enrol.

William Asbrey BCL Studentship

A studentship of £10,000 awarded annually to a student on the BCL. Applicants are automatically considered for the studentship by the Law Faculty.

Clarendon Fund and William Asbrey Scholarship

We are offering a prestigious Clarendon Partnership Award for entry in 2018 for a student studying for a DPhil in Law. 

Zaharoff-Besse Studentship 

This studentship provides full funding for a DPhil in French. Applicants are automatically considered for the studentship by the Modern Languages Faculty for the years in which it is available.  

Scholarships available by application to other institutions

China Scholarship Council - University of Oxford Scholarships

Up to twenty scholarships are available for Chinese nationals, ordinarily resident in the mainland Peoples' Republic of China, who are applying to start a new DPhil course at Oxford. These awards include all university and college fees, a grant for living expenses and a return flight from China to the UK. More information is available on the University website.

The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Fellowship

Awarded for one year to a student who has just completed an undergraduate programme at Columbia College and who wishes to pursue a Masters degree in the Social Sciences at St Edmund Hall. Further information from Columbia College.

Support during your graduate study

We offer writing-up grants to provide financial support to students who do not hold other awards worth more than £15,000 per annum and who are in the final stages of writing up. MCR members are also eligible to apply for some of our College grants plus travel and vacation awards. More information on grants and awards for current graduates.