Scholarships for new students

Scholarships for new students

St Antony's College and the College's Research Centres offer a range of scholarships for new graduates every year. Scholarships available for students starting in 2023/24 are listed below.

College Scholarships College Research Centre
and other scholarships
University Scholarships

College 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.

Eni Scholarships: Three fully funded scholarships are available and open to incoming graduate students applying for an MSc in African Studies; MSc in Economic & Social History; MSc Economics for Development; or an MSc in Global Governance and Diplomacy. Students must also be ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.

Eni DPhil Scholarship in Developmental Studies: The scholarship is open to an incoming graduate student applying for a DPhil in Development Studies and who is an ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.

St Antony's DAC Scholarships: The scholarship is open to an incoming graduate student applying for any one-year degree offered by St Antony’s College (except for the MBA and MPP) who has completed their undergraduate degrees in countries that receive official development assistance from the OECD (a full list can be found here).

St Antony's Warden's Clarendon 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 UKRI Scholarship: 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.

Swire Scholarships at St Antony's 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 and the MPP. Fully funded. Four scholarships are available.

The Swire/Oxford & Cambridge Society of Kenya Scholarship at St Antony's College: This partial scholarship is open to an incoming Kenyan graduate student wishing to study for any one-year postgraduate Master's degree offered by St Antony's College. Application details will be available soon.

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

Research Centre and other scholarships

Archie Brown and Alex Pravda Scholarship: 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.

Scott Family Scholarship: The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies offers the Scott Family Scholarship for a student who studies for a one-year (MSc) or two-year (MPhil) degree in Japanese Studies and is worth around £9,000. The candidates’ college in Oxford will be St. Antony’s and special consideration will be given to a student with a disability.

Wai Seng Senior Research Scholarship: 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.

Please contact the relevant Research Centre if you have any queries about these scholarships or require further information.

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 StudentshipsClarendon Fund ScholarshipsRhodes 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.

Funding information for students who are already studying at St Antony's College can be found at the Funding for current students page.