Scholarships

St Antony’s College scholarships are only tenable at St Antony’s College. Offer holders must be in receipt of a college offer from St Antony’s College or accept a transfer of their college offer from another college to St Antony’s College. Applicants must apply by the scholarship deadline as shown on the course page on the Graduate Admissions website in order to be considered for College scholarships. Please follow the links to find out how to apply and for further information.

Please contact funding@sant.ox.ac.uk if you have a query or need further information about any of these scholarships.

College scholarships

Thanks to the support of the worldwide community of Antonians, and other generous funders, we are able to support students from around the world to attend Oxford. Please follow the links to find out how to apply and for further information.

St Antony’s has partnered with the Academic Futures scholarship programme to offer a fully funded Black Academic Futures Scholarship and a fully funded Refugee Academic Futures Scholarship. Academic Futures is a series of scholarship programmes that aim to address under-representation and help improve equality, diversity and inclusion in our graduate student body.

Applications are made as part of the University application process. Please see the University’s Academic Futures website for further details of how to apply.

St Antony’s College offers a full scholarship for an incoming graduate student from Latin America wishing to study for a degree offered by the Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) in the academic year 2024-25.

The Angelines DAC ODID Scholarship is a joint initiative by St Antony’s and ODID and came from Professor Valpy FitzGerald who has been a central figure in academic life at both the College and Department since 1992. The scholarship is named after his wife Angelines, who has been struggling with Alzheimer’s Disease.

A committee at ODID will review the applications and award the St Antony’s Angelines DAC ODID Scholarship on academic merit.

The scholarship is open to an incoming graduate student applying for MPhil Economics who is from an African country that receives official development assistance from the OECD (a full list can be found here) and has completed their undergraduate degree at an African university. Eligible students will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

St Antony’s Warden’s Fund has partnered with the Clarendon Fund to offer a fully funded Clarendon scholarship in any course that is accepted by the college. Candidates for this scholarship are selected through the Clarendon Scholarship selection process which does not require a separate application to college.

St Antony’s Warden’s Fund has partnered with the UKRI to offer a fully funded UKRI scholarship in any Social Science course that is accepted by the college. Candidates for this scholarship are selected through the UKRI Scholarship selection process which does not require a separate application to college.

For students from Japan, Chinese mainland or Hong Kong SAR for all full-time Master’s and DPhil courses offered by the College excluding the MBA, the MFE and the MPP. Fully funded. Four scholarships are available. Find out more and apply here.

For an applicant who is a Kenyan citizen to study for a one-year Master’s degree in the academic year 2024-25 at St Antony’s College. The scholarship will be for a value of up to £40k. Find out more and apply here.

St Antony’s has partnered with the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Trust to offer three fully funded St Antony’s WHT DAC Scholarships. The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs (of at least £18,622). Awards are made to cover the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme aims to provide outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue study at Oxford. In addition to their studies, the graduates participate in a tailor-made Leadership programme to give them additional practical skills and opportunities. It is expected that many of the students will come from countries and backgrounds that mean that the scholarship is particularly life changing, both for the Scholar themselves and in terms of the potential impact of their work after their studies are completed.

Applications are made as part of the University application process. Please see the University website for further details of how to apply.

Research Centre and other scholarships

St Antony’s houses seven international research centres and several of these centres also offer scholarships in their subject areas.

The Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre at St Antony’s College offers this scholarship to a graduate student who will commence study on the MPhil in Russian and East European Studies course at St Antony’s in 2023/24. The scholarship of £9,000 per annum will be awarded according to academic merit.

The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies invites applications for up to three Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships in Japanese Studies, with the generous support by the Nippon Foundation and the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

The Faculty can nominate the candidate for the MSc/MPhil/DPhil studentship of £10,000. This studentship is initially for one year only, but may be renewable subject to satisfactory progress in subsequent years, up to a maximum of three years, beginning in September of the 2023/24 academic year.

The Asian Studies Centre offers the Wai Seng Senior Research Scholarship is tenable at St Antony’s College for two years and is open to all matriculated students of the University of Oxford working for a Doctor of Philosophy degree in fields such as modern history, social sciences (e.g. politics, international relations, economics, sociology, social anthropology), education and human geography and whose research involves the study of the Asia-Pacific. Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests are focused on China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan or on comparative Asian studies involving one of these territories.

The Middle East Centre is pleased to invite applications for the Hadid Doctoral Studentship for the 2024-25 academic year. The Hadid Studentship is available to continuing doctoral students in any faculty of the Humanities and Social Sciences working on the modern Middle East.
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University scholarships

In addition to College funding, many of the University of Oxford’s scholarship schemes are tenable at St Antony’s College. The University’s Fees and Funding website has full information about these funding opportunities.

St Antony’s students are often successful in the following major scholarship competitions: Economic and Social Research Council Studentships, Clarendon Fund Scholarships, Rhodes Scholarships and the Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme.

Applicants must apply by the scholarship deadline as shown on the course page on the Graduate Admissions website in order to be considered for University scholarships. We encourage you to apply to as many scholarships as you are eligible for to maximise your chances of receiving a funded place at Oxford.