The Thatcher Scholarship Programme was established as a living legacy to one of Oxford’s most important alumnae. Margaret Thatcher studied Chemistry at Somerville before going on to become the first woman and the first scientist to be Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

There are now 18 Thatcher Scholars at Somerville. You can learn more about each of them below.

Current Scholars

Emer Shell

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Emer Shell

Althea Sovani

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Althea Sovani

Luca Webb

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Luca Webb

Joe Salf

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Joe Salf

Hazim Azghari

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Hazim Azghari

Joshua Booth

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Joshua Booth

Luca Ricci

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Luca Ricci

Martin Fellermeyer

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Martin Fellermeyer

Federico Trinca

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Federico Trinca

Kharthik Chakravarthy

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Kharthik Chakravarthy

Chuqiao Lin

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Chuqiao Lin

Mai-Britt Wiechmann

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Mai-Britt Wiechmann

Edward Brewer

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Edward Brewer

Talitha Slabbert

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Talitha Slabbert

Osamah Sufyan

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Osamah Sufyan

Ashrakat Elshehawy

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Ashrakat Elshehawy