Clarendon Fund Scholarships

Clarendon Fund Scholarships at University of Oxford 2024


The Clarendon Fund is a major graduate scholarship scheme at the University of Oxford, offering around 140 new scholarships every year. Clarendon Fund Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and potential across all degree-bearing subjects at the graduate level at the University of Oxford.

Clarendon not only offers over 200 new, fully-funded scholarships each year to assist outstanding graduate scholars, but also the opportunity to join one of the most active, internationally diverse, and multidisciplinary communities at Oxford.

Clarendon Scholarships Summary

  • Host Institution(s): University of Oxford in the United Kingdom
  • Number of Awards: Approximately 140 scholarships are offered every year.
  • Target group: All applicants from any country
  • Deadline: 5 Jan/19 Jan 2024 (annual)
  • Study in: UK
  • The course starts October 2024

Level/Field(s) of study:

All degree-bearing courses at the graduate level in any subject are eligible. This encompasses all full-time and part-time master’s and all DPhil courses. A list of all the graduate courses offered by the University of Oxford can be found on the Courses page.

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Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for the Clarendon Fund Scholarship.

Oxford Clarendon Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

All Clarendon Scholarships cover tuition and college fees in full.

Scholars on a full-time course receive a generous annual grant for living costs – which will be at least £17,668 for 2023-24. Scholars on a part-time course will receive a study support grant, to assist with non-fee costs. Scholars on a part-time course will receive a study support grant, to assist with non-fee costs.

The scholarships are normally offered for the full period for which you are liable to pay tuition fees to the University, which is usually the same as the length of your course.

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

Clarendon Scholarships are awarded based on outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas and are open to candidates who apply for a new master’s or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline.

See the selection criteria on this page.

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Clarendon Fund Scholarships 2024 Application Instructions:

If you apply for a full- or part-time master’s or DPhil course at Oxford by the December or January deadline for your course, you will automatically be considered for a Clarendon Scholarship. You do not need to submit any additional documents specifically for the Clarendon Scholarships – there is no separate scholarship application form.

You do, however, need to apply before the December or January deadline (5 or 19 January 2024) for your course if you wish to be considered for the scholarship. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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