Clarendon Scholarship Oxford University Full Details 2018-19

Introduction to Clarendon Scholarship:

Clarendon Scholarship is one of the biggest schemes of University’s Scholarship. This is a dream come true opportunity for the genius students of the undergraduate courses to study in one of the world’s best Universities.  Every year, Oxford is providing around 140 scholarships across the Globe to find the brainy and brightest student in different fields. Oxford’s aim is devoted to the advancement of knowledge. Oxford is also covering tuition and college fees, with an ample grant for living costs.

 

Clarendon Scholarship at Oxford University
Clarendon Scholarship at Oxford University

Clarendon Scholarship at Oxford University Eligibility Criteria:

  • The selection of the scholar for Clarendon Scholarship is purely based on brilliant academic performance. Scholarships are well-founded in all subject areas and are open to candidates who apply for a new master’s or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline.
  • All candidates across the Globe are eligible to apply for graduate study at the University of Oxford.
  • All degree courses are eligible at graduate level. This comprises with all full-time and part-time master’s and DPhil courses.
  • PG Certificate or Diploma courses are not eligible for Clarendon scholarship.
  • There is no preference across the University for any particular subject area.

Selection Criteria:

Selection criteria depends on the course taught or research degree that the applicant apply for.

Generally, estimation of applications depends upon the following criteria:

(a) Academic record:

Applicant must have the brilliant academic record with high first class honors degree or its equivalent (a GPA score of at least 3.7 if the mark is out of 4, noting that most successful candidates achieve a score higher than 3.7) or must have outstanding academic record at master’s level (noting that an outstanding master’s degree can compensate for a moderate first degree performance).

Other indicators of high academic achievement may comprise with the following:

  • individual marks on student transcripts.
  • evidence of previous university prizes or awards.
  • information on your overall position within your cohort
  • and publications (if applicable).

(b) Aptitude for the proposed course of study:

This may be estimated with the review of your references, research proposal, demonstrated evidence of the aptitude for research, and the prospect you will contribute importantly to your field of study.

(c) Student motivation:

This is assessed through evidence of your commitment to your proposed course, evaluated by your personal statement and referees’ reports.

Other Criteria:

  • Candidates who wants to apply to start a new master’s or DPhil course at Oxford are eligible. This adds the students, currently studying for a master’s degree at Oxford but the candidates, re-applying for a DPhil would not be eligible for Clarendon Scholarship.
  • Applicants to start in 2018-19 with offers that are differed are not eligible to be considered for Clarendon scholarship.
  • Students who are currently studying and will continue to study for the same degree at Oxford in the coming year will not be eligible for Clarendon scholarship.

 

How to Apply:

There is no separate application form for Clarendon Scholarship. Candidates applying for graduate study will automatically be nominated for Clarendon Scholarship. Candidates needs to apply before the deadline of course to apply.

You can apply from here for the graduate courses.

Last Date:

January month’s end.

Scholarship value and duration:

As stated above the Clarendon Scholarships will cover full tuition and college fees and an ample grant for living cost, which is normally sufficient for the expenditure of a single student to live in Oxford. In 2018-19 this will be at least £14,553. Scholars also receive a study support grant on a part-time course to support in covering their non-fee costs.

Clarendon scholarships are offered for the full period for during which you are liable to pay tuition fees to the University, which is usually the same as the length of your course.

Fee Liability:

The length of fee liability is the length of time that the candidate have to pay tuition fees to the University. The standard length of the course is the period of fee liability.

Candidates have to pay their fees for the year no later than Week 1 in the term in which he/she commence study or seven days after the actual start date of the course.

Standard completion times and standard fee liability by qualification:

Course

Expected Completion Time

Standard Fee Liability

Postgraduate certificate/postgraduate diploma dependent on course payable for every year a student is registered on course
PGCE one year payable for every year a student is registered on course
BCL/Mjur one year (three terms) payable for every year a student is registered on course
MLitt six terms Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an examination is failed
Mst, MSc (by coursework) three terms Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an examination is failed
MSc (by research) two to three years six terms, continuation charges may be payable beyond six terms
MFA 40 weeks Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an exam is failed.
MBA 32 weeks (excluding vacations) Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an exam is failed.
MTh two years (six terms) when studied full-time Maximum fee liability: six terms when studied full-time unless an examination is failed.
MPP three terms Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an examination is failed.
BPhil, MPhil six terms Maximum fee liability: six terms unless an examination is failed

DPhil, Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT) and Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTP)

  • Award: All these programmes lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil if completed at the University of Oxford; PhD if completed at any other partner institution). For the Renewable Energy Marine Structures programme, it is also possible to follow a programme leading to the award of a Doctor of Engineering (DEng)
  • Expected completion time: Four years (12 terms) from admission to the programme.
  • Standard fee liability: 12 terms (four years), however, please refer to the individual course listings below as this can vary between programmes.

Standard Fee Liability for different courses

Course

Standard Fee Liability

 Remarks

Autonomous Intelligent Machines and Systems, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Biomedical Imaging, EPSRC and MRC CDT  12 Terms Students admitted by the University of Nottingham are enrolled at the University of Oxford for three terms in the first academic year of their programme and are liable for three terms of fees at the University of Oxford
Cyber Security, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Diamond Science and Technology, EPSRC CDT Students admitted by the University of Oxford are enrolled on the MSc in this course at the University of Warwick for first academic year and will be liable for fees at that University at their fee rates. Subject to meeting the progression criteria, students are then enrolled by the University of Oxford and are liable for a further nine terms of fees at the University of Oxford.
Environmental Research, NERC DTP  12 Terms
Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, EPSRC CDT Students admitted by the University of Oxford are enrolled on the MRes in Gas Turbine Aerodynamics at the University of Cambridge for one academic year and are liable for fees at that University at their fee rates. Subject to meeting the progression criteria, students are then enrolled by the University of Oxford and are liable for a further nine terms of fees at the University of Oxford
Healthcare Innovation, RCUK CDT  12 Terms
Industrially Focused Mathematical Modelling, ESPRC CDT  12 Terms
Interdisciplinary Bioscience, BBSRC DTP  12 Terms
Life Sciences Interface, EPSRC DTC  12 Terms
New and Sustainable Photovoltaics, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Partial Differential Equations,  Analysis and Applications, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Renewable Energy Marine Strucrures, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Science and Application of Plastic Electronic Materials, EPSRC CDT Students admitted by the University of Oxford are enrolled on the MRes in Plastic Electronic Materials at Imperial College London for one academic year and are liable for fees at that University at their fee rates. Subject to meeting the progression criteria, students are then enrolled by the University of Oxford and are liable for a further nine terms of fees at the University of Oxford
Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology, EPSRC CDT Students admitted to this CDT are enrolled on the MRes in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology at University College London for their first year and are liable during that period for fees at that University’s fee rates. Subject to meeting the progression criteria, those students who are then enrolled by the University of Oxford are liable for a further nine terms of fees at the University of Oxford
Science and Technology of Fusion Energy, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Statistical Sciences, EPSRC and MRC CDT Students admitted by the University of Oxford are liable for 12 terms of fees. Students admitted by the University of Warwick are enrolled at the University of Oxford for three terms in the first academic year of their programme and are liable for three terms of fees at the University of Oxford.
Synthesis for Biology and Medicine, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Synthetic Biology, EPSRC and BBSRC CDT  12 Terms Students admitted by the University of Warwick or the University of Bristol are enrolled at the University of Oxford for three terms in the first academic year of their programme and are liable for three terms of fees at the University of Oxford
Systems approaches to Biomedical Science,  EPSRC and MRC CDT  12 Terms
Systems Biology, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms
Theory and Modelling in Chemical Sciences, EPSRC CDT  12 Terms All students are enrolled on the MSc in Theoretical and Computational Chemistry for three terms, and are liable for three terms of fees. Following this, and subject to meeting the progression criteria, students remaining at Oxford are enrolled on the Theory and Modelling in Chemical Sciences programme and are liable for a further nine terms of fees. Those enrolled at the University of Southampton or the University of Bristol for years two to four of their programme will be liable for fees at those universities at their fee rates, and on successful completion of their programme will be awarded a PhD by the university where they have been enrolled

DPhil, Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre programmes:

  • Expected completion time: four years (12 terms) from admission to the programme.
  • Standard fee liability: 12 terms (four years), however, please refer to the individual course listings below as this can vary between programmes.

 

 Course

Standard Fee Liability

 DPhil in Cardiovascular Science  12 Terms
 DPhil in Cardiovascular Medicinal Chemistry  12 Terms
 DPhil in Genomic Medicine and Statistics  12 Terms
 DPhil in Ion Channels and Disease (OXION)  12 Terms
 DPhil in Infection, Immunology and Translational Medicine  12 Terms
 DPhil in Structural Biology  12 Terms
 DPhil in Biomedical Clinical Sciences   9 Terms
 DPhil in Chromosome and Developmental Biology  12 Terms

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (Clarendon Scholarship)

  • Standard fee liability: DPhil programmes within the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership are subject to the standard period of DPhil fee liability (see DPhil Fee Liability, above).

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Centre Programmes

  • Standard fee liability: The standard period of fee liability for programmes studied within the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre is the same as the standard fee liability for the particular award being studied for. For example, DPhil programmes within this Doctoral Training Centre are subject to the standard period of DPhil fee liability (see DPhil Fee Liability, above).

EngD

  • Expected completion time: four years (12 terms).
  • Standard fee liability: 12 terms, continuation charges may be payable beyond 12 terms (see ‘What fees or charges are payable after I’ve reached the standard period of tuition fee liability?’ above).

FAQ:

What is my standard period of college fee liability?

Scholars are not expected to pay a full college fee once you reach the end of the standard period of University tuition fee liability. however, Continuation charge has been levied by some colleges if scholar needs extra time to complete his/her studies at the end of the standard period of University tuition fee liability.

Both the expected completion time and standard period of fee liability are different for part-time courses.

What fees or charges are payable after I’ve reached the standard period of tuition fee liability?

In some colleges continuation charge is levied termly after the standard period of University tuition fee liability has been crossed.

Continuation charge will be applied by the University for graduate students starting research study in 2011/12 or later (this comprises any students progressing from a postgraduate taught degree to a research degree in 2011/12). The charge will be applied on all students regardless of Home/EU or Overseas fee status.

In case of re-sit an examination, fee will be payable, change your options after the deadline re-submit a thesis or dissertation, or need a transcript beyond the first copy.

Does the University apply any fees or charges in addition to University tuition fees and college fees?

Some charges has been added to University tuition fees and college fees, for example if you need to re-sit an examination, change your options after the deadline, or need a transcript beyond the first copy, or need to re-submit a thesis or dissertation.

I’m a research student and I’m conducting research outside Oxford, do I still have to pay University fees?

Yes, Wherever you study that is whether you are in Oxford or are conducting research elsewhere University tuition fees are payable. Research programmes have a standard period of fee liability.

 

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