Related scholarships

DSPI students related scholarships

A full list of available scholarships can be found on the University website. The following scholarships may be of interest if you are considering studying at DSPI. 

Clarendon Scholarships 

The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering over 100 new scholarships every year. In 2013-14, there were over 330 Clarendon scholars at Oxford from more than 50 different nations. Awards are based on academic excellence and potential across all subject areas, enabling the most distinguished scholars to study at the University of Oxford. 

All students that apply by the January deadline are considered for the Clarendon Scholarships. 

Economic and Social Research Council Studentships 

The ESRC is the UK’s largest organisation for funding research on social and economic issues. The University, in collaboration with Brunel University and the Open University, hosts the Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership. This is one of fourteen Doctoral Training Partnerships accredited by the ESRC as part of a Doctoral Training Network.  

In order to be considered for a Grand Union DTP ESRC studentship, you will need to select ‘ESRC Grand Union DTP Studentships in Social Sciences’ in the Scholarships section of the University's graduate application form. You will also need to complete a Grand Union DTP Application Form and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the funding deadline for your course. 

Prospective master's students intending on pursuing a DPhil can also apply for ESRC funding. 

Candidates interested in undertaking a Master’s programme followed by a DPhil may be eligible to apply for an ESRC studentship covering both degrees. Further details can be found on the Grand Union DTP website.  

Information about ESRC studentships at Oxford can be found on the Grand Union DTP website. Please ensure you have read all of the guidance available on the website before completing the Grand Union DTP Application Form

Questions can be directed to the Grand Union DTP Office

Oxford Pershing Square Graduate Scholarships 

The Pershing Square Foundation has endowed up to five fully funded scholarships each year for both the MSc and MBA component of the 1+1 programme. These will enable extraordinary individuals to develop and realise their potential over both years of the course, as future global leaders who are committed to addressing world-scale social challenges. For more information, please visit the Saïd Business School website. 

St Cross College MPhil Scholarship in the Social Sciences 

St Cross may offer a scholarship for college fees to applicants for the MPhil in Comparative Social Policy or Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. Please visit the MPhil Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences page for more information. 

Oxford-TrygFonden Graduate Scholarship 

The Oxford-TrygFonden Graduate Scholarship is available for students ordinarily resident in Denmark studying the MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation. 

Weidenfeld Hoffman Scholarship 

The Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme cultivates the leaders of tomorrow. It provides outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue fully funded graduate studies at the University of Oxford. This is combined with a comprehensive programme of leadership development, long-term mentoring and networking. Find out more here, including how to apply. 

St Antony's College Scholarships


Swire and Oxford & Cambridge Society of Kenya Scholarship 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. 

Swire and Oxford & Cambridge Society of Kenya Scholarship | St Antony's College

Swire Scholarships. Four fully funded scholarships are available for applicants who are permanent residents of Japan, Chinese mainland or Hong Kong SAR and have completed the majority of their formal education in their country/region of permanent residency. For all those who will commence study on a course offered by St Antony's College in 2024/25 (DPhils, MPhils and MSc are all eligible).

Swire Scholarships | St Antony's College (