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Dean’s Scholars Fund

The Dean’s Scholars Fund provides financial support and opportunities to those students who have so much to offer our collective future.

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We often think of the academic rigour and competition for places as barriers to Oxford. However, a lack of funding is now preventing many students from studying here.

As many as 50% of our graduate offer-holders lack the financial wherewithal to accept their place at Oxford.

The Dean’s Scholars Fund was established to address the pressing need to offer more meaningful support for graduate students at Oxford Law and provide the security of scholarship funding.

Now, more than ever, we need exceptional legal graduates to confront critical global challenges, ranging from AI to the climate crisis. At Oxford, we attract the most talented applicants in the world with the potential to be future leaders, legislators and policy-makers. However, socio-economic background remains a barrier for talented students wanting to study here. Your support will help more students follow in your footsteps, shape the future of law and solve the world’s most pressing problems.

Your support will give Oxford Law a stronger voice in the world by enabling us to enrich our diverse, inclusive, multicultural and intellectually stimulating community.

By making a gift, we have the power to collectively make a difference that lasts a lifetime for our Dean’s Scholars and our wider society.

By making a regular gift, whether once a year or once a month, we magnify that difference well into the future.

Thank you for your support.

Without the Dean’s Scholars Fund, I would not have been able to seize the life-changing opportunity that my place on the BCL presented. I am incredibly grateful for the generosity of Oxford alumni. Thank you

Help us establish the fund as a reliable source for the future with a single, monthly, or annual gift today.

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Donors in the US can give tax-effectively via Americans For Oxford (AFO).
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If you are a European resident, you may be able to maximise your gift through Transnational Giving Europe (TGE).Country-specific contact details for the scheme are available on the TGE website. Residents of Switzerland can make tax-efficient donations via the Swiss Friends of Oxford University (SFOU) website.

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