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Research council awards

Significant levels of funding are available from UK research councils – government-funded agencies that provide financial support to researchers from the UK, EU and in some cases overseas, across a range of disciplines. Competition for research council awards is intense, and the high number of awards received by our graduate students is a reflection of the quality of research at Oxford. Approximately 15 per cent of all our new graduate students are funded by UK research councils. 

Research-specific scholarships

Some of our graduate students benefit from scholarships for specific research projects. In some instances these are supported by charities; for example, the Wellcome Trust supports a number of research students via the Doctoral Training Centre courses offered in the Medical Sciences.

Further information about grants and scholarships can be found on the Medical Sciences Graduate School website.

Frost scholarship for MSc integrated Immunology

The MSc in Integrated Immunology is one of the taught Master's courses at Oxford that is eligible for the Frost scholarship. This is a fully funded scholarship for students from Florida and Israel. As long as eligible applicants apply by the relevant January deadline, if they get offered a place following that deadline then they will be automatically considered.

The full eligibility criteria including the full list of eligible courses are on the websites for Frost Scholarships (Florida) and Frost Scholarships (Israel). Overall for 2017/18, there are 10 scholarships available for students from Florida and 4 for students from Israel.