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Fully-funded Oxford-Thatcher Graduate Scholarships for MENA Countries 2018/2019

The Oxford-Thatcher Scholarships are a new initiative by Somerville College and the University of Oxford, made possible as a result of the support of a number of generous benefactors.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

To be taken at (country):  Oxford University

Eligible Fields of Study: You must be applying to start a new full- or part-time course in one of the following departments: Faculty of English Language and Literature, Department of Engineering Science, Faculty of Law.

Course Level: Masters, PhD

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, applicants must be successful in being offered a place on their course after consideration of applications received by the relevant January deadline for the course.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
  • Applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2017-18 are not eligible to be considered for these scholarships.

Number of Awardees: 3

Value of Scholarship: The Oxford-Thatcher scholarship will cover 100% of University and college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,296.

Duration of Scholarship: Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Method of Application: In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (6 January or 20 January 2017.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: 8th or 19th January 2018, depending on your course

Award Provider: Qatar Development Fund, Oxford University

Important Notes: Decisions are expected to be made by April 2017. If you have not heard from Oxford-Thatcher scholarship board by this time, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.