Funding Opportunities

If you wish to be considered for scholarships administered centrally by the University of Oxford, please ensure that you submit an application for the MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine by the January MSc IHTM application deadline. Applications received after this date will not be eligible for consideration for these scholarships.

The ExxonMobil Scholarships in Global Health

We encourage eligible candidates from resource limited contexts to apply. The scholarship is available for 2018-19 and funding may be available for high quality applicants on a case by case basis for candidates from the following countries:

Angola, Cameroon, Chad, China, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Mozambique, Mexico, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Tanzania, Turkey, Vietnam and United Arab Emirates.

There is no separate application process in order to apply for these scholarships. All eligible candidates will automatically be considered. 

*Please note that current employees of ExxonMobil or ExxonMobil affiliates and their immediate families are not eligible for this scholarship.

Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme 

Open to applicants from selected countries.

You must apply for the course by the January application deadline and select the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the graduate application form. You must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships questionnaire and upload it with your graduate application by the deadline.

Please visit the Oxford-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme webpage for further information and link to the above questionnaire. 

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme

Open to all applicants from selected coutries.

You must apply for the course by the January application deadline and select the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the graduate application form. You must also complete a Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships questionnaire and upload it with your graduate application by the deadline.

Please visit the Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld and Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme webpage for further information and link to the above questionnaire. 

The Beit Trust Scholarships

The Beit Trust offers annually a number of Postgraduate Scholarships abroad (except an MBA) to graduates who are domiciled in and are nationals of Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe (and only to graduates in these three countries).

Scholarships are taken up at a partner university in the United Kingdom, of which the University of Oxford is one, for study in a subject of the individual’s choice appropriate to the needs of the beneficial area.  Duration is normally for a one year taught Master’s in the UK.

Please visit the webpage for further details and application procedure.

Rhodes Scholarships

Please visit the Rhodes Trust webpage for further details on how to apply for Rhodes Scholarships. Please note that applications made in the current year are for study 18 months later, not for the next academic year. The Rhodes Scholarship application criteria and application deadlines differ according to country – please check their website carefully for full details.

Chevening Scholarships

The Chevening Scholarships are funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK. The scholarships are offered in over 150 countries and are generally awarded for one year master’s courses. They enable talented graduates and young professionals who are identified as the potential leaders of tomorrow to develop strong links with the UK and with each other in a global network.

We encourage you to list the University of Oxford, and the MSc International Health & Tropical Medicine as your first choice when applying for this scholarship.

Clarendon Fund Scholarships

Open to all graduate applicants. Consideration will be automatic and no further application is required but candidates must apply for the course by the January application deadline. Please visit the Clarendon Fund Scholarships webpage for further details.

Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan

Open to all graduate applicants who are Commonwealth citizens and British protected persons permanently resident in a Commonwealth country (not UK). Please visit their webpage for further details.

Lincoln College: Berrow Foundation Lord Florey Scholarships

Open to all graduate applicants for courses in Medical, Chemical or Biochemical Sciences of Swiss or Lichtenstein nationality who are students, at, or have graduated from, any Swiss university, including ETHZ and EPFL.

Candidates must apply for the course by the January application deadline, select Lincoln College as their preferred college and apply separately for this scholarship by completing the application form, and return the form to Lincoln College no later than 20th January 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates for the Berrow Foundation Scholarships are normally held in Geneva in April or May and the results are made available soon after.

Keble College: James Martin Graduate Scholarship at Keble College

Partial funding: up to £9,000 towards living expenses for Home/EU students.

Candidates must apply for the course by the January application deadline and apply separately for this scholarship by 11th March 2017. Please visit this webpage for further details and the application form.

Oxford-Robert and Soulla Kyprianou Graduate Scholarship

Open to applicants ordinarily resident in the Republic of Cyprus, applying for any graduate degree offered by Brasenose College. Tenable at Brasenose College only. Please apply for the course by the January application deadline. Please visit the Oxford-Robert and Soulla Kyprianou Graduate Scholarship webpage for further details. 

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1+3 programme 

The ESRC is the UK’s largest organisation for funding research on social and economic issues. The University, in collaboration with Brunel University and the Open University, hosts the Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership - one of fourteen Doctoral Training Partnerships accredited by the ESRC as part of a new Doctoral Training Network. Information about ESRC studentships at Oxford can be found on the Grand Union DTP website.

If you wish to apply for this scholarship, please submit, along with your application to the MSc International Health & Tropical Medicine, a brief proposal for your DPhil research project, including two named supervisors (at least one of which has to be within the Nuffield Department of Medicine).  If admitted to the MSc International Health & Tropical Medicine, the DPhil proposal will be forwarded to the DPhil admission panel for consideration.  The candidate will then formally apply to the DPhil once on the MSc programme.