Students sitting in Mulberry Quad


The college has a number of funds to provide financial support to students to cover particular costs or to assist in cases of financial hardship.

Full information, including application procedures and the relevant contact details, can be found in the tabs below. Information about travel funding can be found here.

General enquires can be sent to the Student Finance Officer.

Undergraduate students can apply for a vacation grant to help towards their vacation rent if they need to stay in Oxford for academic purposes such as revision and exams.

Application forms can be found at the Lodge or in the Finance Office or can be downloaded from the college Intranet.

The Student Support Fund is available to assist students undertaking extra-curricular activities (such as sports and club activities) where funding is not in place or where students cannot afford the full costs without causing genuine financial hardship.

Applicants are assessed based on their individual financial circumstances on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Student Finance Officer for more information and an application form. Your application will remain confidential.

The Blues Scholarship Award is available to students playing sport at University level, be that as a full blue, a half blue or another non-blue University sport.

This is available to all students of the college and the amount available relates to the costs incurred in relation to participation for the sport concerned

Please contact the JCR or MCR sports reps for details.

Contact: Senior Tutor

A general fund to which students can apply for modest amounts of funding for activities with demonstrable academic merit, including undertaking foreign language courses at the Oxford Language Centre. Students seeking college contributions towards the cost of language courses must contact the Senior Tutor before signing up for a course.

Contact: College Registrar

A fund to assist undergraduate students with the accommodation or travel costs related to undertaking research internships in Oxford or elsewhere. Students will be invited to apply for funding in Michaelmas and Hilary terms each year and applications will be considered in two gathered fields with funding decisions announced early in Hilary and Trinity terms.

St Peter's has a small Hardship Fund to help with unexpected financial problems. Students are asked to make an appointment with the Student Finance Officer to discuss in detail their financial problems.

All information is kept private and confidential and students are assessed individually based on their circumstances. The college cannot award any grants or loans towards course fees.

The Student Finance Officer can advise students on applying to University Hardship Funds.

Contact: Dr Huw Dorkins

Students studying Medicine may apply to this fund in relation to the costs of medical equipment required for their studies.

Contact: Dr Huw Dorkins or College Registrar

Students studying Medicine may apply for a grant of up to £500 in relation to the costs of undertaking medical electives. These grants can be applied for by completing a Travel Awards application form (available on the College intranet); requests are considered by the College’s Tutorial Fellow in Medicine rather than by the Travel Funds Committee. Clinical medical students may also make additional applications to the Graduate Awards scheme for other activities but not for funding towards their electives.

Value: varies

Contact: Prof Hanneke Grootenboer

A fund available to make grants or loans (of varying value) to support student artistic activity (e.g. Arts Week activities, dramatic productions, etc.).

Value: varies

Contact: College Registrar

A fund available to support the college’s musical life and the musical activities of the college’s students.

Value: varies

Contact: College Registrar

The college is usually invited by the Worshipful Company of Cutlers to nominate students for Craythorne Scholarships. Students in eligible subjects are contacted each year and invited to apply to be nominated. Financial need is a key criterion.

The final decisions about Scholarship awards are made by the Company not the college.