UK: Master and Graduate Scholarship at Oxford University of Michael Wills Scholarship – UK

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Program Description
These scholarships were established in the spirit of post-World War II reconciliation and are named after Captain Michael Wills MC, a former student at Magdalen College who was killed in action in Tunisia in 1943. Michael Wills was a cousin and close friend of the 2nd Lord Dulverton and hence the Dulverton Trust generously funds the Michael Wills Scholarship.

The Dulverton Trust is an independent, charitable, grant-making organisation established by Deed in 1949 by the 1st Lord Dulverton. The Dulverton Trust also funds Dulverton Scholarships at the University of Oxford.

Award Amount
Detail information of the scholarship’s beneift as follow: 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs (sufficient to cover your living costs in Oxford, amount to be confirmed in October on our Living Costs webpage). Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course. If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility and Criteria

  1. The Michael Wills Scholarship is only offered to students with certain citizenship as mentioned below and who applying master program in certain subjects.
  2. In the spirit of the Scholarship’s ethos, preference will be given to students from countries that have experienced conflict in the past 30 years.
  3. Applicants who are resident in non-EEA countries should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence on completion of their studies.
  4. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit.
  5. This scholarship is not open to students with deferred entry.
Applicants’ Citizenship
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, FYR of Macedonia, Hungary, Kosovo Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine.

Level and Area of Studies
MPhil development studies, MSc refugee and forced migration studies, MSc global governance and diplomacy, MSc economics for development and MSc migration studies offered University of Oxford in UK.

Application Procedure
There is no additional application process for this scholarship; all eligible candidates who apply to Oxford by the deadline will be considered.

Submission Deadline
24 January 2014.

Contact Detail
If you have any questions about this scholarship, please email us through the following link: http://www.graduate.ox.ac.uk/aq

Other Information
Decisions are expected to be made in early May 2014. Successful candidates will be notified by email and will receive an award letter. This webpage will be updated as soon as successful candidates have been notified.

Website and Application Link
http://www.ox.ac.uk/feesandfunding/prospectivegrad/scholarships/university/michaelwills/

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