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Graduate Scholarships

Adam von Trott Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

Awarded to a German national accepted to read for the two-year MPhil degree in Politics (European Politics & Society, Theory of Politics, Comparative Government), or in International Relations. The scholarship is only open to new students (rather than those already on-course) who have previously been funded by the Studienstiftung.

In memory of Adam von Trott

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Kofi Annan Scholarships

Next available for entry: 2024

From 2020, Mansfield has partnered with the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships and Leadership Programme to offer, for the next 5 years, seven new fully-funded Kofi Annan Scholarships at Mansfield per academic year.  Our Kofi Annan Scholars will be part of the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann graduate programme, which aims to provide outstanding university graduates and professionals from developing and emerging economies with the opportunity to pursue study at Oxford.

Named after Kofi Annan

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Council of Lutheran Churches (CLC) Sanctuary Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

This scholarship is jointly funded by the University of Oxford and Mansfield College, through the generous support of the Council of Lutheran Churches (CLC). Each year since 2021, Mansfield will offer a fully funded graduate scholarship for an outstanding scholar who has been forced to migrate from their home and has sought sanctuary in the UK.  As a College of Sanctuary, we are committed to supporting graduates from displaced backgrounds and who face barriers to progressing their education.

For 2024-25, we are pleased to announce that Mansfield’s CLC Scholarship will be partnered with the University’s Ukraine Graduate Scholarship Programme (supported by the XTX Markets Academic Sanctuaries Fund).  The scholarship is open to graduates from Ukraine wishing to undertake a one-year taught course.

 

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Elfan Rees Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

The College awards the Elfan Rees scholarship once every four years, alternately in Theology/Religion, and Politics, tenable at Mansfield for two years. The award is made in memory of Dr Elfan Rees, who was Adviser on Refugee Affairs to the World Council of Churches on International Affairs and was Dale Lecturer at Mansfield College from 1974 to 1975.

The next award will be in 2024 in Theology and is open to candidates who are currently studying or who will be studying at Oxford University towards a higher degree in that field from October 2020.  The scholarship is conditional upon transfer to Mansfield College if the candidate is not already a member.

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Jon Blanchard Studentship

Next available for entry: 2024

Thanks to generous donor support and in partnership with the Faculty of English, Mansfield will offer one studentship a year for three years (2024-5, 2025-6, 2026-7) to fund new Home-fee postgraduates taking any one-year post-1550 MSt. strands in English.  The studentship is established in memory of the late Jon Blanchard, former student in English and Mansfield alum.  Award-holders will become members of Mansfield College.

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Alastair McBain International Human Rights Law Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

From 2023-24 onwards, Mansfield will offer one scholarship each year to support students undertaking the two-year part-time MSc in International Human Rights Law.  The scholarship was established through a generous donation from the McBain Family Charitable Foundation, and is aimed to support human rights advocates who can demonstrate exceptional academic merit and/or potential.   Further information about this course and application details can be found at the University’s MSc in International Human Rights Law page.

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Mastercard Foundation Africa Oxford Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

Mansfield College is delighted to host and support scholars selected for the prestigious Mastercard Foundation Africa Oxford Scholarship.   The scholarship programme helps give outstanding African graduates the opportunity to undertake a fully funded Masters degree at Oxford.  Thanks to support from our donors, we plan to offer up to four AfOx scholarships in 2024 for new students taking one-year courses across the Humanities and in particular Social Sciences subjects (Politics / International Development and Education).  For further details on the scholarship, please visit the dedicated webpage.

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Caird New Testament Scholarship

Next available for entry: 2024

Our Caird New Testament Scholarship is funding jointly by the GB Caird Memorial Trust and the Faculty of Theology & Religion, and is awarded to one new student every year who has been accepted by the Faculty to study in the area of New Testament scholarship.

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Marchand-Helena Kennedy Scholarship in Law

Next available for entry: 2024

Running since 2022 in partnership with the Faculty of Law, this scholarship is established to support one outstanding candidate each year who has been accepted onto the Faculty’s BCL course.   The award is tenable at Mansfield College specifically.  Further information on the scholarship can be found at: https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/marchand-legacy-scholarship

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Scholarships not awarded in 2024:

UKRI-Mansfield Jocelyn Bell Burnell Scholarship - next available for entry: 2026

John Hodgson Theatre Research Fellowship - next available for entry: 2025

Black Academic Futures Scholarship - next available for entry: tbc