The Palgrave Brown Scholarship has been established by the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund to provide funding for undergraduates from certain Eastern European countries who are in need of financial assistance.


Students must be ordinarily resident in and/or educated in the following countries:

Albania; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Estonia; Georgia; Hungary; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyz Rep.; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia; Moldova; Montenegro; Poland; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan.

Other Criteria:
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of financial need, and academic merit will also be taken into consideration. As this is a partial award, priority will be given to students for whom this scholarship will make the most difference in being able to afford studying at Oxford.


3 or 4 years depending on course length.

An annual grant of up to £10,250 towards living expenses. Students undertaking a six-year medical degree would only receive funding for the first four years of the course.

One award will be available.

How do I apply?

  1. You must make an application to the University of Oxford for an undergraduate course through UCAS by 15 October 2017, and be successful in gaining a place.
  2. Details on how to apply for a scholarship for 2018 entry will be made available on this page in January 2018.
  3. For 2018 entry applicants who apply by the 16 February 2018 scholarship deadline, the selection process will be undertaken in March 2018.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in April 2018.

For more information, please visit the official website of University of Oxford here.