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UTS New College Clarendon DPhil Scholarship


Tuition and college fees in full + stipend.





UTS has partnered with the Oxford University Clarendon Fund to offer the new UTS New College Clarendon DPhil Scholarship. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. This scholarship offers a UTS graduate the life-changing opportunity to study at Oxford, including the chance to form lasting social, academic and professional networks. This scholarship is for a UTS graduate commencing a DPhil at New College Oxford in 2018. Scholarships are tenable in any subject areas offered at New College Oxford.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must have completed a UTS undergraduate award course with First Class Honours.

Selection process

This scholarship will be assessed and offered based on the applicant's New College Oxford application. Selection criteria will vary slightly depending on the subject area.

Academic divisions in New College will assess applications. Generally, applications are assessed against the following criteria:

  • Academic record – an excellent academic record is essential
  • Aptitude for the proposed course of study
  • Student motivation

Following initial selection and recommendation by the relevant academic divisions, Clarendon will make the final decision and regarding offer of scholarship

The successful applicant will be notified of being awarded the scholarship concurrent with being offered a place at New College.

NOTE: UTS is not involved in the assessment of applications for offers to the DPhil program at Oxford University nor the selection of Clarendon scholarships.

Other information

The scholarship will be awarded every 3 years. Each scholarship will run for a minimum of 3 years and may be extended by six or twelve months, by specific application (note that after 3 years, no course fees are charged by New College), subject to funding being secured. Clarendon scholarships are normally offered for the full period of tuition fee liability, which is usually the same as the length of course.

Clarendon also awards approximately 140 fully-funded scholarships each year to academically outstanding graduate students, who plan on pursuing graduate studies at the University of Oxford. Clarendon Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and potential to graduate students from all around the world. Scholarships are tenable in all subject areas offered at the University of Oxford and are open to candidates who apply for a new Master's or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline.

Applicants for full- or part-time graduate level courses at Oxford who apply by the January deadline for their course will automatically be considered for a Clarendon Scholarship.

Detailed scholarship information is available on the Oxford Clarendon website (opens an external site).