Scholarships for the Oxford Gap Year Program 2017-19, Oxford Royale Academy, UK

Publish Date: May 23, 2017

Deadline: Jul 14, 2017

Oxford Royale Academy is delighted to be offering a number of scholarships and bursaries for the Oxford Gap Year programme (17-19).

Named after Thomas Garner, the leading architect who restored Yarnton Manor to its full glory in the late 19th century, these scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need, as well as the strength of the student’s personal statement, to deserving applicants from all over the world.

It was thanks to the work and skill of Thomas Garner that Yarnton Manor is such a beautiful place to live and learn today, so we have chosen to remember him in the naming of this scholarship award. With this scholarship, we seek to widen the pool of students who can benefit from our courses and encourage the diversity of cultures and backgrounds that make ORA courses so unique.

Who should apply?

Academically-minded, driven students from any country of the world are welcome to apply for a Thomas Garner Scholarship. You should have an excellent academic record and a demonstrable passion for your chosen subject. You should also be able to explain how a Thomas Garner Scholarship will benefit your academic ambitions.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship applicants must be:

  • Aged between 17 and 19 at the commencement of tuition
  • Available for tuition at Yarnton Manor for the entire tuition period
  • Eligible to live and study in the UK for 10 weeks

Application deadlines

SessionApplication Deadline
10th September – 17th November 2017 14th July 2017

Application process

  • Students should first complete the scholarship application form found on the official website.
  • Students who are successful in getting through to Stage 2 of the application process will be invited for a Skype call to further assess their suitability.
  • Offers are then made to the most deserving students.

The Oxford Gap Year (17-19) runs on the dates provided in the table above. While the standard cost of these courses is 13,995 GBP including tuition, accommodation and meals, scholars can receive up to a 50% reduction in their course fees.

This is a fully residential programme based in Oxford Royale’s historic International Study Centre, combining a stimulating range of tutorials, lectures, guided research, excursions, cultural activities and more.

We receive a huge number of applications for financial aid each year and only a small percentage of students are successful. Please be aware that travel costs are not included in any scholarship award. Students will be responsible for covering all travel costs incurred. The scholarship is available for the Oxford Gap Year programme only and cannot be transferred to another course. The panel’s decision is final.

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