Somerville College Alumni Scholarship

This scholarship is for academically outstanding alumni who are returning to Somerville for graduate study.

2021 application form


Alumni and finalists who have been offered a place at Somerville for graduate study from 2021-2022 are eligible. This includes Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery students. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and potential.

Award levels

Up to four awards of £1,500 are available.

Application process

Applicants should complete the application form and email it to the Scholarships and Funding Officer with a piece of academic writing of no more than 2,000 words. The deadline is 12 noon on Monday 31st May. Please include SCAS2021 in the subject line of the email.

Application deadline

Applications must be received by 12 noon on Monday 31st May. It is not possible to consider applications received after this deadline.

Reference deadline

References must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 9th June.


All applications will be acknowledged once the deadline has passed. Decisions will be made by the Somerville College Travel and Special Project Grants Committee in June.


Successful applicants will be expected to submit a brief report after the completion of their project.


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

You might find the following links useful:

Applying for graduate study

Graduate Fees, Funding and Scholarship Search