Funding and applications
Scholarships and support
There are a variety of scholarship programmes available to study at the RSC, giving the brightest candidates from around the world the opportunity to pursue their academic interests:
- Departmental Awards: Competitive scholarships offering full fees and a contribution towards living costs for at least one student a year from a developing country (as defined by the UN) to study on the degree. All applicants from eligible countries are automatically considered.
- University scholarships: A range of scholarships for international students are awarded annually, including from funders such as Fulbright, Rhodes, Weidenfeld and Clarendon. Eligibility criteria vary, a separate application may be required and competition is university-wide.
How to apply
Applications to study for a postgraduate degree at Oxford must be made through the University Graduate Admissions Office and not through the RSC or the Oxford Department of International Development.
For up-to-date information regarding the selection criteria for this course and how to apply, please visit the University's Graduate Admissions and Funding website.
Closed to applications for entry in 2022-23.
The deadlines for 2021-22 were 12 noon (i.e. midday) UK time on:
- 13 November 2020 (Applications more likely to receive earlier decisions.)
- 22 January 2021 (Latest deadline for most Oxford scholarships. Final application deadline for entry in 2021-22.)
Applications for courses offered for admission in 2023-24 will open on 1 September 2022.