The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation Scholarships fund talented Pakistani students to study any subject at the University of Oxford. The scholarship is to pursue full or part-time undergraduate and master’s or DPhil course at the University of Oxford. The Vicky Noon Educational Foundation was established in 1992 by Lady Viqarunnissa Noon, the distinguished social worker and wife of the seventh Prime Minister of Pakistan Feroz Khan Noon. The scholarships at Oxford are funded by the Foundation, the University and a number of generous partners.The size and duration of awards vary according to each scholar’s circumstances. In recent years these have ranged from partial awards (for example, a contribution of £3,000) to fully-funded scholarships (covering all fees and living costs).
How to Apply:
In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must select the Vicky Noon Educational Foundation Oxford Scholarships in the University of Oxford Scholarships section of the University’s graduate application form and submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline for your course (8 or 22 January 2016). See the Courses page for the deadline applicable to your course.
You must also write a short statement (no more than 200 words) setting out how you intend to contribute to Pakistan on your return, and how your studies in Oxford will help with this, and upload it, together with your graduate application form, by the deadline.
We will use the details you insert in the ‘Nationality and ordinary residence’ section of the graduate application form to assess your nationality and country of ordinary residence. For a definition of ordinary residence and further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the ‘Nationality and ordinary residence’ section of the graduate application form and also the Technical Help.
We will use the details you insert in the Qualifications section of the graduate application form to determine your previous education institutions. For further details on how to complete this section of the graduate application form, please see the Qualifications section of the graduate application form and also the Technical Help.
To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, applicants must be successful in being offered a place on their course after consideration of applications received by the relevant January deadline for the course. Course applications which are held over after the January deadline to be re-evaluated against applications received by the March deadline or course applications which have been put on a waiting list are not eligible for scholarship consideration.
If you hold a deferred offer to start in 2016-17 and wish to be considered for this scholarship, you must contact us and provide your written statement, as outlined above, by 22 January 2016.