Study In UK: DPhil Scholarships at University of Oxford in UK Is Ongoing – Apply for Scholarship

Applications are invited for Future of Humanity Institute Scholarships for DPhil students starting at the University of Oxford. Scholarships will be awarded to Home/EU or overseas students.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue DPhil programme.

Available Subject: Candidates will be considered from a range of disciplines, including computer science, economics, international relations, mathematics, philosophy, and public policy. Please see here for the list of eligible courses: Eligible programmes (FHI scholarship).

Scholarship Benefits: You will receive:


  1. Fully paid University fees
  2. A generous grant for living expenses of at least £19,000 per year
  3. Desk space in the Future of Humanity Institute’s office, which is shared with the Global Priorities Institute and Centre for Effective Altruism
  4. Access to regular seminars and working groups, including those run under FHI’s Research Scholars Programme
  5. Mentorship and support from FHI’s researchers including Dr Owen Cotton-Barratt, the co-ordinator of the scholarship programme
  6. The opportunity to network with world-leading researchers and to participate in social occasions and lively lectures held at FHI

The scholarship will be awarded for the duration of your course, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Number of Scholarships: The University will be awarding up to 8 scholarships for scholars whose research aims to answer crucial questions for improving the long-term prospects of humanity.

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarships will be awarded to Home/EU or overseas students.

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
To be eligible for a Future of Humanity Institute scholarship you must be starting a full- or part- time DPhil programme in the 2019/2020 academic year in a relevant discipline. You can be either a Home/EU or an overseas student. Your supervisor does not need to be attached to the Future of Humanity Institute.
Method of Application: There is no separate application process for this scholarship at the initial stages.
You must submit your application for your chosen course by the relevant deadline, no later than January 25th. You do not need to mention your interest in FHI’s scholarship programme in your course application.  if you would like us to actively ask your department whether recommendation is appropriate. You do not need to mention your interest in FHI’s scholarship programme in your course application.

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 25

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