Felix Scholarships- University of Oxford (MSc in Law and Finance) Ongoing

Awarded By: Felix Scholarship
Updated on Dec 7, 2023
University Research Analyst
Course: Masters +1 more
Deadline: Jan 1, 2024
Amount: EUR 17,800
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

The Felix Scholarship enables outstanding students from India to pursue graduate studies in any subject at the University of Oxford. Felix has been supporting students at Oxford since 1991.The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees, a grant for living costs (around £17,800) and one return flight from India to the UK. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Applicable course, university, and country

Full-time master’s courses and full-time DPhil courses.

Scholarship amount details

The scholarship will cover 100% of course fees, a grant for living costs (around £17,800) and one return flight from India to the UK.
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 102.03
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time.

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses Scholarship amount can be used for this
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Eligible student nationality

India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Belarus, Peru, Czech Republic, Kenya, Ghana, Turkey, South Africa, Egypt, Nepal, Hungary, Lebanon

Appication Process for this scholarship

Candidates for the Felix Scholarships at Oxford should note there is no separate application process: in order to be considered, you must submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course.

Application Link:
Not available

Additional Information:
Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable.
No separate application is needed.

Application Documents:

  • Statement Of Purpose: Max 300 words.
    It should be written in English and explain applicants motivation for applying for the course at Oxford, his/her relevant experience and education, and the specific areas that interest and/or he/she intend to specialise in
  • Letter Of Recommendation: Three references required out of which at least two must be academic
  • Official Transcript: It should give detailed information of the individual grades received in university-level qualifications to date
  • Essay: One essay of 2000 words. The work must be written in English and on a legal topic.
    Academic work from the most recent qualification is preferred, but work written in a professional context may be submitted if academic work is not readily available
  • Curriculam Vitae: Comprising of one to two pages highlighting applicants academic achievements and any relevant professional experience

Applicants will be asked to complete a short questionnaire before being invited for interview in India.
There is no questionnaire or interview for the non-Indian scholarship.

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Scholarship Deadline Jan-24
Scholarship Decision date End of May 2024
FAQ Link: https://www.felixscholarship.org/faqs.aspx
Contact number: 1865 616670

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for both the Indian and the non-Indian scholarship, you must be applying to start a new, full-time master’s course or full-time DPhil course at Oxford You must not have previously studied a course at the same level as the course to which you are applyingTo be considered for this scholarship applicant must apply for admission for the course by the January admissions deadline (12:00 noon UK Time).
One award is made each year to a non-Indian student who is a national and ordinarily resident in a country (outside of India) which categorised by the World Bank as being low income.
In addition, for the non-Indian scholarship, the following eligibility criteria apply:Applicant should have a first-class undergraduate or master’s degree;Applicants must not already hold a degree from a university outside of their home country (this rule does not apply to study undertaken whilst in receipt of a Felix Scholarship).

Scholarship Restriction:
Intend/plan to return to home country after course completion

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required
IELTS Required (minimum score 7.5)
Interview Required


Additional Information:
Not available

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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:
Q. Who can apply?
A. Indian nationals who hold at least a first class Bachelors degree from a reputed Indian university or a comparable institution. Non-Indian and non-EEA nationals need not apply directly as they are selected by the individual universities but are required to have the same academic qualifications. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding merit and financial need.

Q. Is there a specific subject for which these awards are given?
A. No. All subjects offered by the participating universities, except for medicine, are considered. The Selection Committees do not have a bias towards/ against any particular subject.

Q. What is the selection procedure?
A. If you have successfully gained a confirmed offer of admission at your chosen university and have applied for a Felix Scholarship, your chosen university will draw up a shortlist of candidates. The shortlists will, in the case of Indian nationals, be provided to the Selection Committees. Short-listed candidates will be contacted individually for interview. The interviews are held separately for each of the three universities. For non-Indian nationals, your chosen university will carry out the selection process.

Q. What is the interview like?
A. The interview and/or selection process not only tests the candidate’s academic abilities (in their chosen disciplines) but also assesses the candidate’s personality, financial need and suitability for the Scholarship. Candidate’s must have a good command of both spoken and written English. Each interview lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Q. How do I know if I am going to be interviewed?
A. You will be sent a letter setting out the date and venue of your interview.