• Carl and Caroline Dawson Scholarship
    Region/country: United Kingdom (UK)Northern IrelandSouth AfricaUnited States of America (USA)AfricaEuropeNorth America
    Scholarship source: Blavatnik School of Government

    • Amount: Partial award
    • Eligibility: UK, Northern Irish, South African and US residents, first-generation university students or those who have faced adversity.
    • Application process: The Blavatnik School of Government Scholarship Questionnaire (which will be sent to everyone who receives an offer).
    • Carl and Caroline are advocates for social mobility, particularly for those who have faced adversity in the past – for example, those that have been in care or suffered early bereavement. Carl has worked serving the education and workforce development sector for over 18 years. As the co-founder of Construct, Carl has been embedded directly with universities around the world to ensure the delivery of high-quality learning content. His professional career outside education in the government, nuclear, and cloud networks sectors have still largely been focused on bridging the gap between higher education and employment.
    Blavatnik School of Government
  • The Brasenose-Blavatnik-Marshall Commission Scholarship
    Region/country: United States of America (USA)North America
    Scholarship source: Blavatnik School of Government

    • Amount: Full fees and a set amount to cover living expenses
    • Eligibility: Americans of high ability that wish to study the Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Applicants must have applied for and be in receipt of a Marshall Scholarship (see below). Please note the deadline for applications is typically mid-late September of the year preceding tenure.
    • Application process: Firstly, applicants for the scholarship must complete the Marshall Commission application process (visit the Marshall Scholarships website for more information). Secondly, applicants must apply and be offered a place at the Blavatnik School of Government (to study the MPP). Where there is more than one Marshall Scholar offered a place on the MPP, decisions will be made informed by the Blavatnik School of Government Scholarship questionnaire (which will be sent to everyone who receives an offer) in collaboration with Brasenose College.
    • There is one Brasenose-Blavatnik-Marshall Commission Scholarship each year for students from America to join the MPP. As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Brasenose-Blavatnik-Marshall Scholars will strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments, and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth
    Blavatnik School of Government
  • Eisenhower Global Scholars Program
    Region/country: United States of America (USA)North America
    Scholarship source: External

    The Eisenhower Global Scholars Program provides all-expenses-paid scholarships for four outstanding American university graduates to study overseas for a full academic year leading to a Master of Public Policy degree at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government or a Master in International Relations degree at the School of Global and Public Affairs at IE University in Madrid. Sponsored by Eisenhower Fellowships, the Global Scholars will meet with Eisenhower Fellows in Europe during and after their year of study, setting the stage for a lifelong connection to an influential global network of like-minded leaders intent on bettering their societies. After completion of their studies, Global Scholars will be offered optional three-month professional internships in collaboration with Eisenhower Fellows.

    The Eisenhower Global Scholars Program will select academically high-performing recent college graduates admitted to Oxford and IE who have demonstrated a commitment to public service or to fostering entrepreneurship. For further information on the program and how to apply, please visit the Eisenhower Global Scholars website.

    Read about Naomi Ducat's experience as an Eisenhower Global Scholar on the MPP.

  • Rhodes Scholarship
    Region/country: AustraliaBermudaCanadaChinaAnguillaAntigua and BarbudaBahamasBarbadosBelizeBritish Virgin Islands (BVI)Cayman IslandsDominicaGrenadaGuyanaMontserratSaint LuciaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesTrinidad and TobagoTurks and Caicos IslandsUgandaTanzaniaRwandaSouth SudanBurundiGermanyHong KongIndiaIsraelJamaicaKenyaMalaysiaNew ZealandPakistanSaudi ArabiaSingaporeSouth AfricaBotswanaLesothoMalawiNamibiaSwazilandSyriaJordanLebanonPalestineUnited Arab Emirates (UAE)United States of America (USA)BeninBurkina FasoCabo VerdeGambiaGhanaGuineaGuinea-BissauCote d'IvoireLiberiaMaliMauritaniaNigerNigeriaSaint HelenaSenegalSierra LeoneSao Tome and PrincipeTogoZambiaZimbabweAfricaAsiaEuropeEurope (excluding UK)North AmericaOceaniaSouth AmericaLatin America and the Caribbean
    Scholarship source: University of Oxford

    • Amount: Full fees and a set amount to cover living expenses
    • Eligibility: Please see the Rhodes Trust website.
    • Application process: Separate application process through the Rhodes Trust – follow link for details
    • The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Rhodes's vision in founding the Scholarship was to develop outstanding leaders who would be motivated to fight 'the world's fight' and to 'esteem the performance of public duties as their highest aim' and to promote international understanding and peace.
    • Read Rafiullah Kakar's experience on the MPP as a Rhodes Scholar.
    University of Oxford