Through the generosity of the Ng Teng Fong Foundation and the Ng family, we are proud to offer the Ng Teng Fong Thatcher Scholarship for students normally resident in Singapore, Hong Kong or China.

Please note that this scholarship will not be available for 2023 entry.

This is a unique scholarship in that it fully funds all aspects of undergraduate studies, including course fees and living expenses.


The Ng Teng Fong Thatcher Scholarship is open to undergraduate offer holders with Overseas fee status who are ordinarily resident in Singapore, Hong Kong or China. The scholarship is available for all the undergraduate courses offered by Somerville. Please note that only the pre-clinical years of the Medicine course will be funded. The award of the scholarship will be made according to academic excellence.

Award levels

The scholarship will fully fund the duration of study for a successful candidate. In the academic year 2022/23 this will be:

  • Course fees of between £29,500 and £39,010 (this will vary according to the course)
  • Living costs grant of £13,206
  • Travel costs of £895


If you have any queries, please email the .