Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship

The Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship​ is for applicants who are applying for any DPhil within the Humanities and Social Science Divisions.

Eligible degree subjects

All Humanities and Social Sciences courses.


Degree type

DPhil


Value of award

Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability. Previous Oxford students are advised to check the University's Fees and Funding pages for any applicable adjustments to fee liability resulting from prior study.


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. All applicants should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2019-20. For automatic consideration, applications should be made by the January deadline for an eligible course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be gven to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as their first choice college on their University application form. 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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