Dean's Postgraduate Scholarship

 Please note: Applications are now closed.

Key facts

Start dates

September 2023

Available to home or international students?


Study level


Award value


Eligible course awards


Number of awards

12 awards

Application deadline

31 May 2023


The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences believes strongly in the importance of making a difference to the world of our students, and in the ability and potential of our students to make a difference in the world. The Dean's Scholarship is one small way in which we make that belief tangible.

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Eligibility criteria

  • To be eligible for this award you must be classed as a home student for fee-paying purposes.
  • If successful, you will be registered and enrolled with us as a full-time or part-time postgraduate student for one of the credit-bearing postgraduate programmes as listed in the eligible courses selection below. 

This funding is available to students studying on the following courses:


Application process

The deadline to apply for this scholarship is 5pm BST on 31 May 2023. 

To apply for funding, a candidate must have received an offer of admission to one of the master’s courses in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. A link to the application form will be sent to all eligible students when they receive their offer.

The Dean's Scholarship is awarded on a case by case basis. Applicants will be asked to write a short summary of no more than 500 words explaining how receiving the award will make a difference to them and how undertaking the programme will help them make a difference to others.

Full terms and conditions are published with the application form and in submitting a scholarship application the candidate is deemed to have read and agreed to the terms and conditions.

 Please note: Applications are now closed.

Terms and conditions

  • This scholarship will only be available to students commencing a degree in September 2023 and cannot be deferred to a subsequent year. If you do defer your entry then any scholarship award will be removed. 
  • The scholarship will be awarded as a discount applicable to the second semester of tuition fees and will be directly applied to your student account. For students studying part-time the scholarship will be split over two years of study with 50% of the value awarded in each year as a discount applicable to the second semester of tuition fees in each year. 
  • No alternative/equivalent monetary payment will be made.  
  • Until the Scholarship is applied to your student account you remain liable to pay your full tuition fees.
  • Oxford Brookes has a set of guiding principles that describe Oxford Brookes University at its best and define our way of doing things. By accepting a scholarship, you agree to act as an ambassador for Oxford Brookes University and to support those guiding principles.
  • All successful applicants must abide by the Oxford Brookes regulations for study.

Privacy notice - collection and use of personal data

Oxford Brookes will collect and process your personal data to manage scholarship applications and to manage funds where an award is made. The University will also monitor applications to comply with financial regulations and may carry out assessments for equality purposes