These awards, generously funded by Mr Raffy Manoukian, are offered to Armenian nationals or students of Armenian descent who would otherwise be unable to study at Oxford.
An unlimited number of scholarships will be awarded for graduate and undergraduate degrees.
Am I eligible?
Candidates should be Armenian nationals or of Armenian descent (and not ordinarily resident in a state within the European Economic Area).
The Raffy Manoukian Scholarship is designed to support students who are accepted on a full time degree course at the University of Oxford but prevented from taking up their studies for reasons of financial difficulty. You will be contacted by the Raffy Manoukian office directly to provide with financial information if you are short-listed.
Applicants must intend to return to their home country at the end of their studies.
Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements. See the Course Guide for more information.
Deferred students are not eligible.
This scholarship is open to candidates studying for all degree bearing courses, with the exception of PGCert and PGDip courses. Candidates should be applying to start a new course at Oxford in October 2012.
Candidates should be applying to start an undergraduate course at Oxford in October 2012.
What does it cover?
100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living costs of £12,300 for graduate students, and £9,225 for undergraduate students.
Awards are made for the full duration of a student's fee liability for the agreed course. If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress.
How do I apply?
Graduates: Apply at the same time as you apply to Oxford by selecting Raffy Manoukian Scholarship in the Funding Section of the University's Graduate Application Form. Candidates should apply by Application Deadline 2 (6 January 2012 for Medical Sciences and Philosophy; 20 January 2012 for all other subjects).
Undergraduates: You must apply to UCAS and Oxford as described on the Undergraduate Admissions webpage by 15 October 2011. The scholarship application form will be available from this page (see Downloads section) after 6 January 2012. The deadline to submit the application is 24 February 2012.
How will I know if I have been successful?
Successful candidates will be notified by email in May 2012. This webpage will be updated to show when all decisions have been made. If you have not heard from us by the time this notice is posted, then your application to this scheme has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.