Social Sciences Division Studentships

Fully-Funded Studentships in partnership with University Departments, Faculties and Divisions (including the Oxford-Radcliffe studentship scheme):

Oxford-Radcliffe Studentship in Politics and/or International Relations (Dept of Politics and International Relations)

A fully-funded Oxford-Radcliffe Studentship is available to an outstanding candidate who applies to the Dept of Politics and International Relations for DPhil entry in October 2017. The field of proposed study must be in one of the following areas: public policy; comparative political economy; comparative political development; global economic governance; or international relations. 3 years’ full funding is available in partnership with the Department’s annual studentship funding competition. The studentship is open to any nationality and does not require an explicit application (although candidates must either list University College as their preferred college, or be willing to migrate to Univ to take up the award). The studentship will be awarded as part of the Department’s annual studentship competition (online application deadline noon on 6 January 2017), and will cover living costs and all fees.

Oxford-RAI-Urquart Studentship (American Politics or American History)

A fully-funded DPhil studentship is available for entry in October 2017, open to an outstanding student who applies for entry to undertake a DPhil in either the area of American Politics (in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Social Sciences Division) or in the area of American History (in the Faculty of History, Humanities Division). In the event of equal academic excellence, American Politics will be preferred. No separate application to the College is required, as the studentship will be awarded as part of the relevant department's annual studentship competition. It will cover living costs and all fees. Deadlines for online applications are noon on 6 January 2017 (for Politics) and noon on 20 January 2017 (for History).

Oxford-RAI Studentship (American Politics or American History)

A fully-funded DPhil studentship is available for entry in October 2017, open to an outstanding student who applies for entry to undertake a DPhil in either the area of American Politics (in the Department of Politics and International Relations, Social Sciences Division) or in the area of American History (in the Faculty of History, Humanities Division). No separate application to the College is required, as the studentship will be awarded as part of the relevant department's annual studentship competition. It will cover living costs and all fees. Deadlines for online applications are noon on 6 January 2017 (for Politics) and noon on 20 January 2017 (for History).

Oxford-DASSK-Burma MPP Studentship (Blavatnik School of Government Studentship)

A fully-funded Oxford-DASSK-Burma studentship in the Blavatnik School of Government is available to an outstanding Burmese candidate who applies to the Blavatnik School of Government for 2017 entry to the 1-year MPP. The studentship is open only to Burmese nationals. This award does not require a separate College application (although candidates must either list University College as their preferred college, or be willing to migrate to Univ to take up the award). The University's main online deadline is noon (UK time) on 20 January 2017, and the award will cover living costs and all fees.

Oxford-Chellgren Studentship in Economics (Dept of Economics)

A fully funded Oxford-Chellgren Studentship is available to an outstanding candidate who applies to the Dept of Economics for either the 2-year MPhil programme or the +2 or 3-year DPhil programmes, for October 2017 entry. The studentship is open to any nationality and does not require an explicit application to the college (although candidates must either list University College as their preferred college when applying online to the University, or indicate that they would be willing to move college to take up the award). The studentship will be awarded as part of the Department of Economics' annual studentship competition (online application deadline noon on 20 January 2017), and will cover living costs and all fees. The studentship is financed by college funds and from sources available to the Department of Economics, either from the ESRC or elsewhere. Depending on the source of funding, additional terms and conditions may apply. Successful applicants will be informed of these at the time the award is offered.

Oxford-Radcliffe Studentship in Economics (Dept of Economics)

A fully funded Oxford-Radcliffe Studentship is available to an outstanding candidate who applies to the Dept of Economics for either the 2+2 MPhil+DPhil programme or the 3-year DPhil programme, for October 2017 entry. The studentship is open to any nationality and does not require an explicit application to the college (although candidates must either list University College as their preferred college when applying online to the University, or indicate that they would be willing to move college to take up the award). The studentship will be awarded as part of the Department of Economics' annual studentship competition (online application deadline noon on 20 January 2017), and will cover living costs and all fees. The studentship is financed by college funds and from sources available to the Department of Economics, either from the ESRC or elsewhere. Depending on the source of funding, additional terms and conditions may apply. Successful applicants will be informed of these at the time the award is offered.

The Duke of Cambridge Scholarship at Oxford University (Blavatnik School of Government)

A fully-funded Duke of Cambridge studentship in the Blavatnik School of Government is available to an outstanding UK candidate who applies to the Blavatnik School of Government for 2017 entry to the 1-year MPP. The studentship is open only to UK nationals. This award does not require a separate College application (although candidates must either list University College as their preferred college, or be willing to migrate to Univ to take up the award). The University's main online deadline is noon (UK time) on 20 January 2017, and the award will cover living costs and all fees.