The Robin & Nadine Wells Scholarship

St Cross College is pleased to offer the Robin and Nadine Wells Scholarship for the academic year 2018-19.

This Scholarship, worth £5,000 for one year, is intended to provide financial assistance to an academically meritorious graduate student who has been accepted into both an accredited one-year Master's course at the University of Oxford and St Cross College and who is unable to secure funding elsewhere.The successful scholar will be guaranteed to have a room in College accommodation (at the standard rent) for the first year of their course.

Application Criteria

In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • be of outstanding academic ability;
  • have submitted a successful application for a one-year Master's course to the University of Oxford;
  • have made a successful application to St Cross College (as the first choice college) and a provisional place been offered and accepted;
  • demonstrate that they have applied, unsuccessfully, for funding elsewhere (e.g. Clarendon Fund, Beit Fund etc.);
  • show proof of their ability to meet remaining expenses (i.e. minus £5,000) by the application deadline;
  • take up their place in October 2018.
Please note that this scholarship is not open to students who have already been accepted by another Oxford college.
How to apply

Please write to the Admissions and Academic Assistant by email or at the address below, stating your wish to apply along with proof that funding has been denied from other sources. Please note that an application form is not used for this scholarship. The deadline for applications is Friday 15th June 2018. 

The Admissions and Academic Assistant,
St Cross College,
St Giles',
Oxford OX1 3LZ