This scholarship is funded through a partnership between Somerville College and the Clarendon Fund.

Eligible courses

The scholarship is open to applicants for DPhils within the range accepted by Somerville. To check whether the course you are planning to apply for is accepted by Somerville, please review the relevant Graduate Course page.

Award levels

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the duration of fee liability for the course.

Number of awards

Two scholarships are available for 2022/23 entry.

Selection process

The scholarship is only tenable at Somerville. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Somerville in order to take up the scholarship. Selection is expected to take place in April 2021.


If you have any queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer.

Useful links

Applying for graduate study

Graduate Fees, Funding and Scholarship Search