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

There is no separate application process for most of these scholarships. Please submit your application for graduate study by the relevant funding deadline and you will considered automatically. Please see the standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process. You can also use the fees, funding and scholarship search to check for awards offered by the university and other colleges.

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ScholarshipEligibilityAward levelAvailability for 2023 entryFull criteria and further information
Oxford Thatcher Graduate ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted on certain graduate coursesFull course fees, a grant for living costs, and a travel allowance2 scholarshipsThe Oxford Thatcher Graduate Scholarships
Oxford Qatar Thatcher Graduate ScholarshipCandidates from one of the eligible Middle Eastern and North African countries who have been accepted on certain graduate coursesFull course fees, a grant for living costs, and a travel allowance2 scholarshipsThe Oxford Qatar Thatcher Graduate Scholarships
Oxford Indira Gandhi Graduate ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted for a DPhil related to the Oxford India Centre's core researchFull course fees and a grant for living costs2 scholarshipsOxford Indira Gandhi Graduate Scholarship
Oxford Indira Gandhi Radhakrishnan Graduate ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted for the MSc in Modern South Asian StudiesFull course fees and a grant for living costs1 scholarshipOxford Indira Gandhi Radhakrishnan Graduate Scholarship
Oxford Mary de Zouch Graduate ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate taught coursesFull course fees and a grant for living costs1 scholarshipOxford Mary de Zouche Graduate Scholarship
Cyril Shroff ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate taught courses£50,0001 scholarshipCyril Shroff Scholarship
Cornelia Sorabji ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate taught courses offered by the Law FacultyPartial scholarship1 scholarshipCornelia Sorabji Scholarship
HSA Advocates ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate taught courses offered by the Law FacultyPartial scholarship1 scholarshipHSA Advocates Scholarship
Ratanshaw Bomanji Zaiwalla ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate taught courses offered by the Law FacultyPartial scholarship1 scholarshipRatanshaw Bomanji Zaiwalla Scholarship
Oxford Ryniker Lloyd Graduate ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted for a scientific research degreeFull course fees and a grant for living costs1 scholarshipOxford Ryniker Lloyd Scholarship
Margaret Pelly Carys Bannister ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted for a research degree offered by the Medical Sciences DivisionFull course fees and a grant for living costs2 scholarshipsMargaret Pelly Carys Bannister Scholarship
Sanctuary Scholarship for GraduatesTo be confirmedTo be confirmedTo be confirmedSanctuary Scholarship
Somerville Janet Watson Marshall ScholarshipPlease see Marshall Scholarships for eligibility informationFull course fees and a grant for living costs1 scholarshipSomerville Janet Watson Marshall Scholarship
Somerville College Alumni ScholarshipAlumni and finalists who have been accepted on a graduate course at SomervilleOne off award of £1,5004 scholarshipsSomerville College Alumni Scholarship
Mary Somerville Clarendon ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted for a research degreeFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Oxford Gopal Subramaniam Graduate ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate coursesFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Rakesh and Ritu Kapoor ScholarshipCandidates from India who have been accepted on certain graduate coursesFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Ruth Adler ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted for a DPhil in Law or PhilosophyFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Vanessa Brand ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted for a DPhil in HistoryFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Anne Brazell ScholarshipCandidates who have been accepted on certain graduate courses offered by the MPLS Division or the Medical Sciences DivisionFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Raj Tulsiani ScholarshipUK candidates from a BAME background who have been accepted on certain graduate courses offered by the History FacultyFull course fees and a grant for living costsThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry
Next Generation History ScholarshipHistory undergraduate finalists who have been accepted on certain graduate coursesPartial scholarshipThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entryThis scholarship is not available for 2023 entry