Graduate Scholarships & Prizes

Pembroke is pleased to offer a number of scholarships for graduate students. See below for information regarding the value of each scholarship and eligibility requirements.

Please note details below are subject to change.

GRADUATE CLARENDON LINKED SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Clarendon-Linked college scholarships are available for graduates with a place for a research degree in the Social Sciences or Humanities divisions

  • As they are linked with the University-administered Clarendon scholarships, no separate application to Pembroke is required.

  • Candidates who are successful in obtaining a Clarendon Scholarship and also a linked Pembroke College graduate scholarship will be notified accordingly.

  • For further information on applying for the Clarendon scholarships, see the University's Clarendon Fund webpage.

RESEARCH COUNCIL (RCUK) LINKED SCHOLARSHIPS

  • These scholarships will be offered to graduates successful in gaining a research degree place and RCUK funding from the AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC and ESRC for the amount of approximately £3,000 per annum while fee liability is in place. 

  • As they are linked with RCUK awards, no separate application to Pembroke is required.

  • Candidates who are successful in obtaining RCUK funding and also a linked Pembroke College graduate scholarship will be notified accordingly. 

  • For further information about RCUK funding and applying, see the University's Research Council Studentships webpage.

THE JOSE GREGORIO HERNANDEZ AWARD 

  • The Jose Gregorio Hernandez Award is available for a graduate of Venezuelan nationality undertaking postgraduate study at Oxford University

  • There is a preference for graduates studying Medical or Biological Sciences in research areas related to Pembroke Fellows in the appropriate area.

  • All new graduates eligible for the award and holding an offer of a place both at the University and at Pembroke College will be automatically considered for the award and do not need to submit a separate application.

CRYSTAL CLINICAL SCHOLARSHIPS

  • The Crystal Clinical Scholarships assist clinical students studying at Pembroke College with the costs associated with their final year elective period.

  • Awards will be made in each year that suitable candidates apply and will depend on the relevance to the course and quality of planning and forethought shown to have been given to the elective project.

  • Scholarship funds will be used for travel and associated expenses. In 2016 the award was worth £450.

  • The scholarship fund has been endowed by Ben Crystal (Law 1998), son of Michael Crystal, QC who lectured in law at Pembroke in the early 1970s, to commemorate the work of his grandfather, Samuel Cyril Crystal, MB, ChB, OBE.

  • Read a report from the 2016 recipient of the Crystal Clinical Scholarship here.

TANAKA SCHOLARSHIP

  • The Tananka scholarship is available to a graduate student in Oriental Studies

  • There is a prefence for graduates studying Japan or Japanese culture

  • All new graduates eligible for the award and holding an offer of a place both at the University and at Pembroke College will be automatically considered for the award and do not need to submit a separate application.

ATKINSON SCHOLARSHIP

  • The Atkinson scholarship is available to graduates of an Australian university who have been accepted for postgraduate study at Oxford University, with preference for graduates studying Law, Medicine, Philosophy or Theology.

  • All new graduates eligible for the award and holding an offer of a place both at the University and at Pembroke College will be automatically considered for the award and do not need to submit a separate application

OXFORD-PERCIVAL STANION GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

  • The Oxford-Percival Stanion graduate scholarship is available for applicants who are applying to any full-time course in the Department of Biochemistry for 2017/18 entry.

  • The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

  • The scholarship is jointly funded by the University and a generous endowment from Percival Stanion, an alumnus of Pembroke College where he was an undergraduate in the 1970s, and a member of the Pembroke Master’s Circle as well as of its Investment Committee.

  • The scholarship is only tenable at Pembroke College, and a close match of research interests with the Pembroke Biochemistry Fellow Associate Professor Andre Furger would be desirable.

  • There is no separate application process for this scholarship. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Pembroke College in order to take up the scholarship.

  • For further details, please see the Biochemistry website and Professor Andre Furger's page

OXFORD-ROKOS GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

  • The Oxford-Rokos graduate scholarship is available for applicants who are applying for a research degree in Economics or Economic & Social History (ESH) for 2017/18 entry.

  • The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

  • Further information, including details on how to apply are available here.

SANTANDER SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Following a generous gift made by Santander, the College is able to offer up to three Santander Scholarships each academic year for graduate students currently on course.

  • The scholarships are worth £5,000 each and are available to students who can demonstrate academic excellence and financial need.

  • The scholarships are open to students studying any subject. Students must be resident in one of the Santander countries which include:- Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Germany, Ghana, Mexico, Poland, Portugal Puerto Rico, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, UK, UAE, Uruguay, USA.

  • An advert will go out to current graduates in Trinity term, calling for applications for the following academic year. 

COLLINGWOOD PRIZE

  • The Collingwood Prize is an annual prize awarded in recognition of exceptional academic achievement by a graduate student of Pembroke College.

  • Robin George Collingwood was a Fellow of the College from 1912 to 1935.

  • Up to two Collingwood Prizes shall be awarded to post-graduate students each year. 

  • The Collingwood Prize is awarded at the Trinity Term Collingwood Banquet