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Postgraduate

scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships at

Trinity

Trinity College offers a number of scholarships for graduate students. Scholarships offered for the 2022/23 academic year are listed below.

How to apply for a graduate scholarship at Trinity

There is no separate application form for the College’s named scholarships. If you wish to be considered for a scholarship at Trinity, you must submit your graduate application to the University by the January deadline for your course. Full guidance on submitting your application for graduate study is available on the University’s Graduate Admissions webpages.

In order to be considered for the College’s scholarships, you are advised to nominate Trinity as your preferred college on the graduate application form, although the College’s final decision may not be restricted to those who have nominated it. Initial selection of scholarship candidates is made in consultation with the relevant faculty or department, which submits recommendations for final selection by the College. Any questions should be addressed to Trinity’s Graduate and Academic Administrator.

When you will hear if you have been successful

The College will make its decision after the relevant department or faculty has considered all the eligible candidates applying by the January deadline. In practice, this is usually in mid-April or early May. As soon as the decision is made, our Graduate and Academic Administrator will contact the successful candidate(s).

Graduate Scholarships for

DPhil Courses

For DPhil courses starting in October 2022

Cecil Lubbock Graduate Scholarship for the DPhil in English Literature and Language.

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in English Literature and Language for entry in October 2022, with strong preference for either Medieval or Victorian areas of study. This scholarship will cover full fees (home level only) and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend, for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applicants offered a place at Oxford for the DPhil in English Literature and Language will automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Christie Miller Graduate Scholarship for the DPhil in Modern Languages

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in Modern Languages for entry in October 2022; the successful candidate must be working primarily on Spanish or French. This scholarship will be combined with funding from another scholarship fund (e.g. Clarendon) to cover full fees (home or international) and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend, for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years).  All applicants offered a place for entry in October 2022 on the DPhil in Modern Languages, and working primarily on Spanish or French, will be automatically eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Christie Miller Graduate Scholarship for the DPhil in Sociology

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in Sociology for entry in October 2022. This scholarship will be combined with funding from the Department of Sociology to cover full fees (home level only) and a maintenance grant at the level of the Research Council stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applicants offered a place on the DPhil in Sociology will automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Christie Miller Graduate Scholarship for the DPhil in Theology and Religion

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in Theology for entry in October 2022. This scholarship will be combined with funding from the Faculty of Theology and Religion to cover full fees (home level only) and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend, for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years).  All applicants offered a place on the DPhil in Theology for entry in October 2022 will be automatically eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Judge Theodore Meron Scholarship in Public International Law

This Scholarship was established by Theodore Meron, a notable judge, scholar and author of international humanitarian law, human rights, and international criminal law. He is also an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. The Scholarship is for candidates accepted on to the DPhil in Law with a preference for the area of Public International Law. It will be combined with funding from the Faculty of Law to cover full fees (home level only) and a maintenance grant at the level of the Research Council stipend, for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applications offered a place on the DPhil in Law will be automatically considered for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional applications form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Ward-Perkins - Cooper Beloff Scholarship for the DPhil in History

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in History for entry in October 2022. It will be combined with funding from another scholarship fund (e.g. Clarendon) to cover full fees and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend, for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applicants offered a place on the DPhil in History will be automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by end of April or early May 2022.

Whitehead Scholarship for the DPhil in Materials

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in Materials for entry in October 2022. This scholarship will be combined with funding from the Department of Materials to cover full fees (home or international) and a maintenance grant at the level of the Research Council stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applicants offered a place on the DPhil in Materials will automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Whitehead Scholarship for the DPhil in Medical Sciences

A Trinity College Scholarship for the DPhil in Medical Sciences for entry in October 2022; preference may be given to candidates researching in the field of Primary Care. This scholarship will be combined with funding from another scholarship fund (e.g. Clarendon or Departmental) to cover full fees (home or international) and a maintenance grant at the level of the Research Council stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability (i.e. up to three academic years). All applicants offered a place on the DPhil in Medical Sciences will automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

 

Graduate Scholarships for

Masters (or equivalent)

For Masters (or equivalent) courses starting in October 2022

Michael and Judith Beloff Scholarship for the BCL

This scholarship was established by Michael Beloff, former President of Trinity College and a prominent barrister, and his wife Judith Beloff. It is open to all applicants for the BCL for entry in October 2022. Preference will normally be given to applicants intending to practice at the Bar of England and Wales. The Scholarship is worth £10,000 p.a.; it may be combined with funding from another scholarship fund (e.g. Clarendon or departmental funding) to cover full fees and a maintenance grant at the level of the Research Council stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability. All eligible applicants offered a place at Oxford for the BCL from October 2022 will automatically be eligible for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Said MBA Scholarships

The Said Foundation Scholarships were established by Wafic Said, an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. In 2022, two scholarships will be offered to applicants for the MBA. The value for the scholarships for 2022 entry is £6,000 p.a. Candidates for the scholarship will be nominated to Trinity College by the Said Business School; there is no additional application form. The successful candidates will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Two Mitchell Scholarships for Humanities or Social Sciences

Professor John Mitchell was an Old Member of Trinity College who left a substantial bequest to the College, which now funds the Mitchell Scholarships. It is available for entry to a one-year, or two-year Masters programme (or equivalent, e.g. BCL, BPhil Philosophy) in any Humanities or Social Science subject which Trinity offers. Under the terms of the endowment, the availability of scholarships is restricted to undergraduate Exhibitioners or Scholars who are in their final year at Trinity College in 2022-23, and will be undertaking a Masters course at Trinity College directly upon graduating. For October 2022, Trinity College will be able to offer two awards, each offering £12,000 p.a. towards fees and living expenses. All eligible applicants offered a place at Trinity for October 2022 will automatically be eligible for this scholarship; there is no additional application form. The successful candidates will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Oxford-Wordsworth Scholarship in English

The Oxford – Wordsworth Scholarship is open to candidates who have been accepted on a one-year English Literature and Language course for entry in October 2022. The scholarship will be combined with funding from another scholarship fund (e.g. Clarendon) to cover full fees and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability. All eligible applicants offered a place at Oxford for October 2022 will automatically be considered for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.

Trinity College Graduate Scholarship in Linguistics

The Trinity College Scholarship is open to candidates who have been accepted on a one-year Linguistics course for entry in October 2022. The scholarship will be combined with funding from the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics to cover full fees (home level only) and a maintenance grant at the level of the AHRC stipend for the duration of the award-holder’s fee liability. All eligible applicants offered a place at Oxford for October 2022 will automatically be considered for this scholarship, whether or not they originally applied to Trinity College; there is no additional application form. The successful candidate will be informed by the end of April or early May 2022.