The Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund invites applications for Palgrave Brown Scholarship to provide funding for undergraduates from certain Eastern European countries who are in need of financial assistance.

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom.


Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Scholarships are available for pursuing the undergraduate programme in all subjects in the course listing.

Worth of Award

  • An annual grant of up to £10,250 towards living expenses.
  • Students undertaking a six-year medical degree would only receive funding for the first four years of the course.


  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, and academic merit will also be taken into consideration.
  • As this is a partial award, priority will be given to students for whom this scholarship will make the most difference in being able to afford studying at Oxford.
  • Students must be ordinarily resident in and/or educated in the following countries: Albania; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Estonia; Georgia; Hungary; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyz Rep.; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia;  Moldova; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan.


How to Apply 

  • Applications for those with an offer to study at Oxford from October 2017 are currently open. Read the Guidance notes (see Related documents on this page) and submit your application via the Undergraduate scholarships application form.
  • Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15 February 2017.
  • The selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2017.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2017.

Please note: Applicants  must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2016 and been successful in gaining a place. You need to complete the Undergraduate scholarships application form (selecting ‘Palgrave Brown Scholarship’ in Section A) and arrange for a reference to be submitted on your behalf.  Please note that we cannot consider applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

Deadline: The application deadline is February 15, 2017.

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