Somerville awards a number of Graduate Scholarships each year, many of which cover full course fees and living costs. 

There is no separate application procedure for our scholarships – applicants need only apply through the University in the normal way, and they will be considered for any scholarship for which they meet the criteria. 

You can find out more about the scholarships on offer this year through the table and links below. If you have any further questions, please email scholarships.funding.officer@some.ox.ac.uk.

NameEligibilityAward AmountAvailability for 2021 entryFull criteria and further information
Oxford Thatcher Graduate ScholarshipAll applicants to graduate courses within the range accepted by Somerville.Full course fees, a grant for living costs, and a travel allowance.2 awards Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarship
Oxford Qatar Thatcher Graduate ScholarshipAll applicants to graduate courses within the range accepted by Somerville who are ordinarily resident in one of the eligible Middle Eastern and North African countries (full list available here).Full course fees, a grant for living costs, and a travel allowance.Minimum of 2 awardsOxford-Qatar-Thatcher Graduate Scholarship
Oxford Indira Gandhi Graduate ScholarshipPostgraduate applicants from India who have applied for a course related to the Oxford India Centre's core research.Full course fees and a grant for living costs.2 awardsOxford-Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarship
Oxford Indira Gandhi Radhakrishnan Graduate ScholarshipPostgraduate applicants from India.Full course fees and a grant for living costs.1 awardOxford-Indira Gandhi-Radhakrishnan Graduate Scholarship
Sanctuary ScholarshipMasters candidates who have been displaced within, or beyond, their home country due to conflict or violation of human rights and face barriers to progressing their education.Full course fees and a generous grant for living costs.1 awardSanctuary Scholarship
Cornelia Sorabji ScholarshipPostgraduate applicants from India for Law, joint studies with Law and related Law and Criminology courses. Visit Cornelia Sorabji Scholarship for a full list of eligible subjects.Partial course fees1 awardCornelia Sorabji Scholarship
HSA Advocates ScholarshipPostgraduate applicants from India for Law, joint studies with Law and related Law and Criminology courses. Visit the link for full list of eligible subjects.Partial course fees1 awardHSA Advocates Scholarship
Ratanshaw Bomanji Zaiwalla ScholarshipPostgraduate applicants from India for Law, joint studies with Law and related Law and Criminology courses. Visit the link for full list of eligible subjects.Partial course fees1 awardRatanshaw Bomanji Zaiwalla Scholarship
Gopal Subramanium ScholarshipOpen to Indian applicants for any DPhil programme relevant to the core research of the Oxford India Centre.Full course fees and a grant for living costs.1 awardGopal Subramanium Scholarship
Ruth Adler ScholarshipAll applicants for DPhil courses relating to Law or Philosophy.Full course fees and a grant for living costs.1 availableRuth Adler Scholarship
Somerville Janet Watson Marshall ScholarshipPlease see Marshall Scholarshipsfor information about eligibility for these scholarships.Full course fees and a grant for living costs.1 availableSomerville Janet Watson Marshall Scholarship
Somerville College Alumni ScholarshipSomerville College alumni and current students who have been offered a place for graduate study.Approximately £1,500Varying based on number of applicationsSomerville College Alumni Scholarship