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Full details of all studentships and funding opportunities will be advertised on this page as and when they become available.
If you are applying for one of the following studentships, you must follow the application guidance detailed at the end of each advert. Do not apply directly via the University's online application system at this stage.
There are not funding opportunities available at the moment
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
de Rohan Scholarship offered for candidates applying for the MA by Research programme
We are pleased to offer two Rohan Scholarships to two full-time or part-time students
studying on one of the following research programme: MA by Research in
the History of Art for September 2020 entry.
The scholarships are open to both Home/EU and International Students
(international students full-time only)
will provide a £1,000 payment towards
the costs of your tuition fees and will be awarded on the basis of a personal
Rohan Scholarship is gifted by the de Rohan family in memoriam of their family
members who met and fell in love whilst studying at Oxford Brookes.
de Rohan writes:
Named for Alison (née de Rohan) and Francis
Gaillard, who met and fell in love while reading for their BA degrees at Oxford
Polytechnic in the early 1980s. They married in September 1985 and had their
honeymoon in the Greek Islands. A year later they returned to Greece to
celebrate their first wedding anniversary.
months later - on 6 March 1987 - after a day trip to Bruges to see some of the
art treasures there, they died together, within sight of Zeebrugge harbour,
when 'The Herald of Free Enterprise' ferry capsized and sank in less than three
minutes. One hundred and ninety one other people also died that tragic day.
November 2005, my husband, Maurice, was diagnosed with cancer. Despite a major
operation and six months of chemo-therapy, he lost his valiant fight on 5
October 2006, and once again our family suffered a devastating loss.
of tragedy, good can often flow. It is now my great pleasure to establish a new
postgraduate Scholarship - 'The de Rohan Scholarship' - in memory of Alison,
Francis and Maurice - which will provide a postgraduate Scholarship in the
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for the MA courses in Creative
Writing, English or History and for the MA by Research in Art History."
closing date for applications for the scholarship is 17:00, Friday 3 July 2020. Please note applications will only be accepted from students who
have already been made a conditional or unconditional offer by Oxford Brookes
University. Please also note that International students are only eligible for
If you are specifically interested in the MA by
Research in Art History, and would like further information, eligibility, and
details of how to apply, please see here
Application forms can be downloaded here:
There are no funding opportunities available at the moment.