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Applications for the Ellison Scholars Programme for Undergraduate Study are Now Open

Date: October 2025

Place: University of Oxford

Last Date of Application: 1 August 2024

Link to Apply:

EIT, alongside the University of Oxford, is committed to developing the global technology innovators and leaders of the future. In addition to the project-based learning with EIT and mentorship from world experts in the EIT Faculty, the Ellison Scholars programme fully funds course fees for undergraduate or graduate study at the University of Oxford and includes a generous stipend to cover all living expenses, plus the equivalent of paid internships.

Undergraduate Ellison Scholars will work on a project year-round, alongside their university studies, and full-time during much of the University’s long vacation (i.e. the summer break).

Ideal Candidate:

The Ellison Scholars programme is looking for at least twenty candidates from around the world  each year, who are passionate about solving humanity’s most serious problems. Scholars will fully commit to both their studies at the University of Oxford and their ongoing project work with EIT.

Applicants will need to meet the University of Oxford’s entry requirements for their chosen course. Applicants must:

  • Have met, or be on track to meet, the University’s English Language requirements for their chosen undergraduate degree

  • Have, or be on track to have, a secondary education/high school leaving qualification, diploma or certificate accepted by the University of Oxford

  • Have met, or be on track to meet, the entry requirements for their chosen undergraduate degree (including minimum grade requirements)

Application Process:

May – August 2024: Applications open in May and close on 1 August

September - October 2024:

  • Semi-finalists selected

  • Semi-finalists prepare their application to University of Oxford; application deadline is 15 October

January 2025: Finalists (i.e. those receiving offers from the University of Oxford) are selected

February – March 2025: Final selection by EIT Faculty of Fellows

April 2025: Ellison Scholars are selected

October 2025: Ellison Scholars begin their studies at the University of Oxford

We are not the official organisers of the program. If you have any queries regarding it, kindly contact the organisers at -


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