Full-funded Oxford Felix Scholarships for Developing Countries in UK 2021

The University of Oxford invites students from low-income countries to apply for the 2021/22 Felix Scholarships for developing countries for graduate study at Oxford. Up to five scholarships are available each year, and one of them is open to students from low-income countries outside of India while the rest are for Indian students.

Worth of Scholarships

  • 100% of university and college fees, a grant for living expenses, and a return flight at the start and end of your course
  • Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course.  If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress.
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Eligibility

General eligibility

  • You must be applying to start a new, full-time master’s course or full-time DPhil course at Oxford.
  • You must not have previously studied a course at the same level as the course to which you are applying (ie if you already have a master’s degree, you will not be considered for this scholarship if you are applying for another master’s course).
  • You must be unable to take up your place at Oxford without financial assistance.
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Indian scholarship — the following additional eligibility criteria apply:

  • You must be a national of and ordinarily resident in India;
  • You must have a first-class undergraduate or master’s degree from an Indian university;
  • You must not hold a degree from a university outside of India (this rule does not apply to study undertaken whilst in receipt of a Felix Scholarship); and
  • You are expected to return to India after completing your studies.

Non-Indian scholarship — the following additional eligibility criteria apply:
One award is made each year to a non-Indian student who is a national of and ordinarily resident in a country (outside of India) which categorized by the World Bank as being low income. For a list of eligible countries, please see the World Bank website via link below.
In addition, for the non-Indian scholarship, the following eligibility criteria apply:

  • You should have a first-class undergraduate or master’s degree;
  • You must not already hold a degree from a university outside of your home country (this rule does not apply to study undertaken whilst in receipt of a Felix Scholarship); and
  • You are expected to return to your home county after completing your studies.
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How to apply

  • Please apply by the relevant January deadlines and your country of citizenship and residence will be used to automatically consider you for the scholarship.
  • Applications with an outstanding admissions decision after this date, or applications which are re-evaluated against the later March deadline field, are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

Deadlines: The deadline is based on the course deadline you are applying to, usually the deadline January 22, 2021.

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