Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship in the Humanities at Oxford

Deadline: January 24, 2014

Candidates from across the world are invited to apply for the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme to study at University of Oxford for full-time Master’s degrees and doctoral degrees in the field of Humanities. As Ertegun Scholars, the world’s top graduate students are brought together with Oxford’s exceptional community of scholars in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures and across generations. Ertegun Scholars will leave Oxford prepared to be leaders – not only leaders in their chosen fields, but also leaders of global thought and opinion and leaders of positive action for the betterment of humanity.

Value and Benefits

Selected candidates will enjoy the benefits of this programme: payment of all tuition and college fees, a generous living stipend and the exclusive use of Ertegun House. The scholarship covers 100% of university and college fees, a grant for living costs (at least £13,726) and exclusive use of Ertegun House. 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.


  • For entry in 2014-15, at least ten scholarships will be available.
  • You should be applying to start a new one- or two-year full-time Master’s degree or three-year full-time doctoral degree at Oxford.
  • Applications to The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme may be made by those working in fields covered by the following faculties:
    • Classics (including classical archaeology);
    • English Language and Literature;
    • Fine Art (excluding studio art);
    • History (including history of art and the history of architecture);
    • Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics;
    • Medieval and Modern Languages (covering most European languages and their literature);
    • Music; Oriental Studies (including Far Eastern and Middle Eastern Studies, and the study of a wide range of languages);
    • Philosophy; and
    • Theology.

Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. This scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other awards. This scholarship is not open to students with deferred entry.

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