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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 and the Application GuideAny changes to deadlines will be announced on the Graduate Admissions webpages. 

Closed for applications for entry in 2024-25.