Doctoral & Graduate scholarships available 2016

The Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford is offering graduate scholarships for students wishing to pursue doctoral – DPhil – studies in an international and interdisciplinary centre of excellence in (comparative) social policy as well as social intervention and evaluation research.  Scholarships from october 2016

Deadline for applications: 22 January 2016 noon UK time.

The departement’s research is organised around three clusters:

Oxford Institute of Social Policy OISP

Centre for Evidence-Based Intervention CEBI

Oxford Centre for Population Research OXPOP

More information about the department’s research here

We invite applications from outstanding graduates in Demography, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, Social Policy and Social Work and Sociology, or closely related fields. We are interested in candidates with proposals in the areas of our research expertise and interest. You can learn more about our supervisory expertise here:

The following scholarships available for entry in October 2016:


  • The Barnett Scholarship
  • The Centenary Scholarship
  • Barnett House-Nuffield Joint Scholarship


All applicants that apply by Friday 22 January 2016 will also be considered for the University’s flagship Clarendon Scholarship Fund. The department also has access to additional pooled ESRC scholarships.

For information about the various scholarships and details of how to apply, visit our website

The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday 22 January 2016 (12 noon UK time).

For enquiries, please contact