university of oxford medical science scholarship
Full funding opportunities, covering fees and living expenses, are available to outstanding applicants to all courses using the Friday 10 January 2020 application deadline.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FULL FUNDING?
To be considered for full funding, candidates applying to start a course from October 2020 must have submitted their University application(s) for the course(s) they wish to be considered for by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 10 January 2020. Candidates will automatically be considered for full funding from a number of sources including the Wellcome Trust, MRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, CR-UK, British Heart Foundation, the Clarendon Fund, Oxford Colleges and numerous charitable sources (e.g. Newton Abraham Studentship, Christopher Welch Scholarship).
WHAT DOES THIS FUNDING COVER?
As a minimum, the funding will pay fees at the Home/EU rate and provide a stipend at the standard Research Council rate (£15,009 pa for 2019/20) for the duration of fee liability* (typically 3 years). Most awards will cover the higher overseas fees as well. Some awards pay higher stipends and/or extend to 4 years. Students on Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre structured DPhil courses (with a fee liability of 4 years) are funded for 4 years. Some awards include additional funds to cover research and training expenses. The balance of the research and training expenses are generally paid by the supervisors and/or their Department.
*More information about fee liability