St John's College Oxford
St John's offers a number of scholarships which are awarded to students embarking on a new graduate course at the University.

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  • For all of these scholarships there is no separate application process; however, applicants do need to apply to Oxford University by the relevant January deadline date for their course (as set by the University).
  • All awards are tenable at St John’s College, however it is not necessary to nominate St John’s as your college choice when applying; if you do name another college of preference you will still automatically be considered for our scholarships.
  • For further information about these scholarships click on the title.

Graduate Awards

Ioan and Rosemary James Scholarship
The Ioan and Rosemary James Scholarship is available to applicants for the following subjects only:

  • DPhil in Mathematics
  • CDT in the Mathematical Institute

Preference may be given to students whose research is in an area of interest to a Fellow of the College.
ONE scholarship will be awarded

Dr Yungtai Hsu Scholarship
Available to MSc in Environmental Change & Management applicants who are committed to the environmental protection and development of China or Taiwan, who will work in this field upon completion of their course. 
The Scholarship provides £15,000 towards fees and maintenance, either for one full award or more than one partial awards.

Graduate Partnership Awards

St John's College / RCUK Scholarships
The eleven St John's College / RCUK graduate scholarships that are available include:

These scholarships are available to all research courses for which St John's accepts applications.

There are no further restrictions, but preference may be given to students whose research is in an area of interest to a Fellow of the College.

  • Humanities Subjects – THREE scholarships will be awarded
  • Social Sciences Subjects – THREE scholarships will be awarded
  • MPLS Subjects (with the exception of Mathematics) – THREE scholarships will be awarded
  • Medical Sciences Subjects – TWO scholarships will be awarded

Kendrew / Clarendon Scholarships
Available for applicants from economically less developed countries, more specifically, to students who are from countries whose Gross National Product (GNP) falls outside the highest 25% in the world. The Kendrew / Clarendon Scholarships are available for all taught and research courses for which St John's accepts applications.
TWO scholarships will be awarded

St John's College / Clarendon Scholarships
These scholarships are available to research courses for which St John's accepts applications.  There are no further restrictions, but preference may be given to students whose research is in an area of interest to a Fellow of the College.
THREE scholarships will be awarded

Ioan and Rosemary James / Clarendon Scholarship
The Ioan and Rosemary James Scholarship, in partnership with Clarendon is available to research courses for which St. John's accepts applications, with the exception of DPhil in Mathematics and  the CDT in the Mathematical Institute.
Preference may be given to students whose research is in an area of interest to a fellow of the College.
ONE scholarship will be awarded

Ioan and Rosemary James / Mathematical Institute Scholarship
The Ioan and Rosemary James Scholarship, in partnership with the Mathematical Institute, is available to applicants for the following subjects only:

  • DPhil in Mathematics
  • CDT in the Mathematical Institute

Preference may be given to students whose research is in an area of interest to a Fellow of the College.
ONE scholarship will be awarded

In addition to the above awards, St John’s also has a number of scholarships for which there is to be only one holder of the Scholarship at any one time. All of the scholarships listed below will next be available for the graduate admissions round for 2019 entry.

  • Elizabeth Fallaize Scholarship
  • St John's College / Oxford / Angus McLeod Scholarship
  • St John's College / Oxford / Lester B Pearson Scholarship
  • St John's College / Oxford / Nicholas Bratt Scholarship