Oxford University Scholarships 2020 (Fully Funded)

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Do you want to study at an excellent university in the United Kingdom fully funded? Currently, Oxford University scholarships are now available for international students. It is one of the top universities in both England and in the world.

No one knows when Oxford University was founded, but the first evidence of teaching was in 1096, making it the oldest English speaking university and second oldest university in operation. A major change occurred in the 13th century when some students and faculty left Oxford University to start its rival, Cambridge University. In this article, we will be looking at the scholarships offered at Oxford University.

Oxford University is made of 38 colleges and four academic divisions. In these various institutions Ins, there are over 23,000 students including 11,728 undergraduates and 10.941 graduate students.

There are many international students as well as totaling 9,900 students which are 42 percent of the total student body. This is great news for international students since Oxford accepts many students globally.

Being able to study at Oxford is very difficult since only one student out of five application gets selected for admission. So, to be competitive for Oxford, students need to be near the top, if not the top, of the class.

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In Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Oxford was ranked first globally. This should not be a big surprise since Oxford is the oldest English speaking university and also conducts groundbreaking research.

Oxford University is not ranked high in just one ranking system but in several including QS World University Rankings.


Its long history and excellent education have produced many successful alumni. It has produced 27 British Prime Ministers, at least 30 international leaders, 50 Nobel Prize winners, and 120 Olympic medal winners. Not only those, but also it has produced other excellent leaders in politics, writing, business, and other fields as well.

Oxford University Scholarships Information (Undergraduate)

Important: Please note that you need to apply for admission by October 15th to be eligible for these scholarships. After you get accepted to Oxford, then you will need to apply to these scholarships by the deadline, which are usually in January or February. The scholarship page says that it is closed for 2020, but it will be open for 2021 after October 15th admission deadline.

Reach Oxford Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount- Tuition, fees, annual grant towards living costs, one return airfare per year
  • Eligibility- Students from low-income countries
  • Application Procedure- Students must be admitted to the university before they apply for Reach Oxford University. The deadline for the admissions is October 15th, and you need to apply for a scholarship after you get admitted. For more information about Reach Oxford Scholarship, visit Reach Oxford Scholarship Page.

Simon and June Li Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount – Tuition and Living Expenses
  • Eligibility – Applicants from the following countries
  • Application Procedure – You must be admitted to Oxford university before applying. The deadline for the admissions is October 15th, and you must apply for the scholarship after you are admitted. Visit Simon and June Li Scholarships for more information.

Other Scholarships for Specific Colleges and Departments

Reach Oxford Scholarship and Simon and June Li Scholarships did not have any restriction on eligible fields of study except medicine. There are many excellent scholarships that limit the area of study and your nationality.

To search for scholarships that match your credential, visit Oxford University Scholarship Search.

Oxford University Scholarships Information (Graduate)

Clarendon Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount- Tuition, fees, generous living stipend
  • Eligibility- All domestic and international students wishing to study any graduate degree at Oxford University.
  • Number of Recipients- 140 new students each year
  • Application Procedure- There is no separate scholarship application required to receive Clarendon Scholarship. For more information,  visit the Clarendon Scholarship Page.

Ertegun Scholarship

  • Scholarship Amount- Tuition, fees, generous living stipend
  • Eligibility- All domestic and international students wishing to study in a subject in Humanities at Oxford University.
  • Number of Recipients- Minimum number is 10 each year
  • You must complete a separate scholarship form with your graduate application. For more information about Ertegun Scholarship and the application form, visit Ertegun Scholarship Page.

Other Scholarships for International Graduate students

There are other many excellent scholarships for international students besides Clarendon and Ertegun Scholarships. These scholarships, however, are specific to your field of study. To search for these other scholarships, visit Oxford scholarship search.

How to Apply to Oxford University Scholarships

The application process for international students is clearly stated in the Oxford University’s website. If you are an undergraduate student, visit the undergraduate admission guide to see the application procedure.

If you are a graduate student, visit the graduate admission guide to see the application procedure.

More Scholarships in the United Kingdom

There are other universities that offer fully-funded scholarships to international students in the United Kingdom. To access this information, visit the United Kingdom Scholarships Page.