Scholarship Overview

Are you aspiring to pursue a master's degree at one of the world's most prestigious institutions, the University of Oxford? This is your opportunity! The St Cross College Scholarship for the year 2024-2025 is currently open. In this comprehensive guide, we will provide you with all the details you need to know about this scholarship, including its benefits and a step-by-step application process.

Host Institution(s)

The St Cross College Scholarship is offered by the renowned University of Oxford, known for its tradition of academic excellence and cutting-edge research.


This scholarship is available for master's degree programs across a wide range of fields, making it accessible to a diverse range of academic interests. Some of the eligible fields include:

  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Computer Science
  • Economics for Development
  • English
  • Global Health Science and Epidemiology
  • History
  • Linguistics
  • Social Anthropology
  • And many more.

For a comprehensive list of eligible courses, please refer to the official website.

Scholarship Value

The St Cross College Scholarship offers recipients substantial benefits, including:

  • A valuable scholarship worth £10,000.
  • Priority consideration for College accommodation at the standard rent for the duration of the academic year.

This scholarship aims to provide financial support to academically outstanding graduate students pursuing their studies at the University of Oxford.


To be eligible for the St Cross College Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Citizenship in any country worldwide.
  • Submission of a successful application for a one-year Master’s (MSc/MSt) course at the University of Oxford.
  • Demonstrated outstanding academic ability.
  • Acceptance of a provisional place at St Cross College (applicants who select St Cross as their first-choice college may receive preference).
  • Intention to commence studies in October 2024.
  • Ability to demonstrate the capacity to cover remaining expenses (beyond the scholarship amount) by the application deadline.

Please note that this scholarship is not open to students who have already been accepted by another Oxford college.

Application Instructions

Follow these instructions to apply for the St Cross College Scholarship:

  1. Visit the course page of your chosen program and complete the application process, including document uploads and payment of the application fee.
  2. To apply for the scholarship, send the following documents to
    • A statement expressing your desire to apply for the scholarship.
    • A copy of your CV.
    • Evidence of funding from other sources.