Oxford University Scholarships

December 10, 2012
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Introduction

Oxford is one of the most prominent and oldest university in the world. Brilliant students from all around the globe want to join this university to pursue their higher education. Oxford University has relations with virtually every country in the world.  The students get attracted to this internationally renowned university with excellent academic achievements and innovations.

Today oxford is a modern research University. The university has excellent facilities and learning resources. The university has open minded and friendly environment that inspires the students as well as teachers.  Oxford has a diversity of people to support world-renowned reputation and facilities for teaching and research. The main aim of the university is to provide all the benefits and opportunities to the employers and students.

Courses

There are various courses which students can choose to pursue from Oxford University. Choosing the right subject with full focus and dedication is essential. Oxford offers an abundance of disciplines and many more educational opportunities to choose from. Some of them are:

-Archaeology and Anthropology
-Biological Science
-Computer Science
-Economics
-Music
-Management courses and many more.

Levels

There are different levels of education offered to national and international students.

  • Undergraduate study: Oxford University is well-known for its educational quality. They choose the best and brightest candidates on their academic merit and the enthusiasm for their chosen course.
  • Postgraduate study: Oxford is an exciting place to pursue postgraduate/graduate education. The university offers two types of programs: Master’s and Doctorate.
  • Online courses: Online and distance learning offer an innovative way of learning and teaching techniques with interaction with your facilitators and fellow students from all over the world. By enrolling for online courses the students can enjoy the convenience of studying from anywhere and anytime around the world. It can be short online courses, long online courses and professional courses.

Admission Process

How to Apply?

  1. Make an application
  2. Choose a course
  3. Check the requirements
  4. Tests and written work
  5. Choose a college
  6. Apply through UCAS (university of college admission services)
  7. Having an interview
  8. Getting an offer
  9. Taking your exams
  10. Confirmation of places
  11. Start your course

Entrance Requirements

The information below outlines the general entrance requirements.

  • Each application made to Oxford is carefully considered on the students’ individual merits. It will include achievement or predicted grades at A-level as well as GCSE grades (or equivalent qualifications).  The personal ability, educational reference, and performance in any written work or tests are also examined for the selection.
  • Mostly the A-level students apply at Oxford University. The applicants who have already taken or pursuing A-level or any other equivalent qualifications are also eligible. Offers will be made on the basis of final grades only and not on UMS scores. These offers will range between A*A*A and AAA depending on subjects. After the short- listing of the candidate, the performance at interview will also be considered.
  • The university also provides the opportunity to take different projects and to develop research and academic skills.
  • The University supports the general principles of Age and Stage, whereby students are allowed to progress through their educational development and qualifications at an appropriate rate according to their ability.
  • Oxford University will accept the Pre-U Diploma as a valid qualification for admissions purposes. Conditional offers are likely to vary between D2, D2, D3 and D3, D3, D3 depending on the subject.  Each course page will detail the requirements necessary.
  • Oxford University welcomes YASS (Young Applicants in Schools Scheme) modules as extra qualifications that applicants may study to develop their knowledge of a particular subject, or to try something new.
  • The English Baccalaureate is not expected to impact on a candidate’s ability to make a competitive application.  It is more important that a potential Oxford applicant has a GCSE profile which is strong overall (i.e. contains a large majority of A and A* grades).
  • Candidates with vocational qualifications equivalent to A-levels are welcome to apply, although candidates may need to take additional academic qualifications to make a competitive application.
  • Students of the International Baccalaureate are usually required to achieve a level of performance of 38–40 points, including core points, with 6s and 7s in the higher level subjects.
  • US qualifications: Successful candidates would typically have SAT Reasoning Test scores of at least 700 in Critical Reading, Mathematics and the Writing Paper, or ACT with a score of at least 32 out of 36. We would also expect Grade 5 in three or more Advanced Placement tests in appropriate subjects or SAT Subject Tests in three appropriate subjects at 700 or better.

English Language Requirements

English language is the medium of instruction at Oxford, so the candidates must have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English to be able to understand the courses easily. There are specific subject requirements for some courses. All non-native English-speaking applicants must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  • IELTS: overall score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the four components)
  • TOEFL (paper-based): overall score of 600 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5
  • TOEFL (internet-based): overall score of 110 with component scores of at least: Listening 22, Reading 24, Speaking 25, and Writing 24.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): grade A
  • Cambridge Certificate for Proficiency in English (CPE): grade B
  • English Language GCSE, IGCSE or O-level: grade B
  • International Baccalaureate Standard Level (SL): score of 5 in English
  • European Baccalaureate: score of 70% in English.

Scholarships

There are number of Scholarships available for National and International students. It can be classified as:

1. University-wide scholarships: These scholarships are generally fully funded covering all fees and living expenses but some are partially funded also. A list of university-wide scholarships organized by region is below:

Scholarships for UK and European Students

Scholarships for African Students

Scholarships for Asian Students

Scholarships for Australasia Students

Scholarships for North American Students

2. External scholarships: These scholarships are funded by different organizations to study in Oxford University. Lists of scholarships are:

Lord Mayor’s Educational Trust Fund for Refugee Scholars

 Scholarships for UK and European Students

Scholarships for African Students

Scholarships for Asian Students

Scholarships for Australasia Students

Scholarships for North American Students

Scholarships for South American Students

3. College scholarships: College scholarships are offered in combination with a department or another fund.

4. Departmental scholarships: There are also many scholarships which are offered for various departments. Some departmental scholarships do not require a special application. Candidates accepted by the department who meet the criteria for the award are considered.

Department of Medicine

Department of Engineering

Department of Law

Department of Bio Chemistry

Department of Public Health

Department of Statistics

Department of Zoology

Department of Experimental Psychology

 Department of History of Art

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Department of Biology

Department of Computers

There is no doubt that Oxford University is a great place to combine a quality education with an outstanding quality of life. The rewards and opportunities of studying in this university are endless. So friends it’s a great opportunity to gain an internationally recognized qualification that will open doors for your bright and successful future. Develop your potential in an innovative and creative learning environment. In case you have any queries kindly reach us right under this article.

Good Luck!!

Vaishali Arora

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