Hill Foundation Scholarships at University of Oxford

Hill Foundation Scholarships at University of Oxford

Up to 15 full scholarships are available for applicants who are nationals of and ordinarily resident in the Russian Federation and who are applying to any full-time masters or DPhil course at Oxford.

The bursary will cover 100% of course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.


You must also meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must also have a first degree from a Russian university. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously been enrolled in any other degree programme outside of Russia.
  • The trustees favour candidates who demonstrate extremely high academic ability and personal and social qualities of a high order. They seek applicants who intend to develop their careers in their homeland and who wish to spend their lives in ways that are beneficial to their home society, whether in business, academic life, public service, the arts or the professions. The selection panel will use the information that applicants provide in their graduate application form to assess how they meet these criteria.
  • Applicants who are offered this scholarship will be required to confirm that they will return to Russia for at least one year following completion of their studies in the UK.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

How to Apply

To be considered for this scholarship, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course, and tick the relevant box on the graduate application form.

For 2020 entry applicants who apply by the February 12, 2020 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2020.

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