Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship

The Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship​ is open to all new Humanities and Social Science students.

The scholarship covers Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council (RCUK) rate. It is a joint scholarship with the Clarendon Fund.

Eligible degree subjects

All Humanities and Social Sciences subjects.

Degree type

DPhil

Value of award

Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016-17), for the relevant period of fee liability (previous Oxford students are advised to check their fee liability on the University's Fees and Funding pages)​​.

Residence criteria

Applicants from all countries are eligible.

Partnership

This award is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund

How to apply

There is no separate application process. Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2017-18. Applications should be made by the January deadline for your chosen course. The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College. 

History of award

The Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship was established in memory of Sir Isaiah Berlin.  Isaiah Berlin was a social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. In 1966, he played a crucial role in founding Wolfson College, Oxford, and became its first President.

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