This scholarship has been established by Somerville College and the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development through the generous support of Mr Cyril Shroff.
Please note that the scholarship has now been awarded for 2023 entry. Unfortunately, it is not possible to notify unsuccessful candidates.
Applicants must be ordinarily resident in India. The following courses are eligible:
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, relevance of studies to the Centre’s interdisciplinary aims, understanding of the development challenges faced by India, and leadership and entrepreneurial potential. There is a preference for students working in the area of climate research.
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
One scholarship is available for 2023 entry.
This scholarship is only tenable at Somerville. All eligible candidates who have applied for graduate study by the relevant funding deadline will be considered, regardless of which college preference is included in the graduate application. Successful candidates will be transferred to Somerville in order to take up the scholarship. There is no separate application process, but shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a video interview in April.
If you have any queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer.