2013 Felix Scholarships for Indian Students at University of Oxford, UK

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Up to six Felix Scholarships will be offered for Indian graduates taking up places in October 2013 for: (i) Taught postgraduate Master’s courses (MSc, MSt, BCL, MPhil etc.) = 1 or 2 academic years or (ii) Master’s degrees by research (MSc(Res)) = 2 academic years or (iii) Doctoral degrees by research (DPhil) = 3 academic years Felix Scholarships are intended for scholars who would be unable, without financial assistance, to take up their place and who have not studied outside their home country. You should ensure that you apply for the correct course, as applications for an extension of a course or other additional funding will not be considered. Candidates must not, once installed at Oxford, apply for any scholarship that would interfere with the tenure of the Felix Scholarship. Application for a Felix Scholarship can be made through only one of the three academic institutions (University of Oxford, University of Reading and SOAS, University of London). Candidates must already have submitted a formal application for admission through one of the institutions before applying for a Felix Scholarship.  Felix Master’s alumni who have obtained a Distinction can apply for a DPhil Felix scholarship. Exactly the same criteria and application process will apply to Felix Master’s alumni as apply to any other candidate applying for a DPhil scholarship. Only one such scholarship will be granted per year.Candidates must apply direct to Oxford for admission to the course they wish to study. Detailed advice on such matters as course application forms, arrangements for fieldwork, etc., will be available on request from Oxford. Applications for admission to courses should be submitted as early as possible.The Felix Scholarships will cover full fee What it Covers The Felix Scholarships will cover full fees, living costs, a return air fare, and provide additional allowances for books, equipment, warm clothing etc. Spouses’ costs will not be met.

-Up to six Felix Scholarships will be offered for Indian graduates taking up places in October 2013. -Felix Master’s alumni who have obtained a Distinction can apply for a DPhil Felix scholarship. -Exactly the same criteria and application process will apply to Felix Master’s alumni as apply to any other candidate applying for a DPhil scholarship. Only one such scholarship will be granted per year. -Candidates must have at least a first class Bachelor’s degree from an Indian university or comparable institution. -Exceptionally those with an upper second-class degree at the Bachelor’s level may be considered if they hold a first class degree at the Master’s level. -Those who already hold degrees from universities outside India are not eligible to apply. -Those who have already taken up a scholarship to pursue PhD studies at an Indian university are also not eligible for a Felix Scholarship.

Deadline: 04 January 2013 for Medical Sciences, Politics and International Relations and Philosophy 18 January 2013 for all other subjects

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