EIT Ellison Scholars Program 2024 in the UK

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Bachelor Master
  • Number of Opportunity: 20
  • Eligible Region/Countries


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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Field of study Technology and Innovation
  • Opportunity ID 79921
  • Funding Type Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

The Ellison Scholars program, hosted by the Ellison Institute for Technology (EIT) in collaboration with the University of Oxford, calls for applications. This program aims to develop the next generation of political and entrepreneurial leaders by leveraging technological advancements to solve global problems.

Scholars will engage in interdisciplinary projects, gain mentorship from world experts, and benefit from fully funded studies and internships at the University of Oxford.

Key Details and Dates

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  • Application Deadline: 1 August 2024, 4 p.m. (UK time)
  • Semi-finalists: September – October 2024
  • Finalists: January 2025
  • Final Selection: February – March 2025
  • Ellison Scholars Announcement: April 2025
  • Studies Start: October 2025
  • Funding Type: Fully funded scholarships
  • Host Institution: Ellison Institute for Technology (EIT) and the University of Oxford
  • Eligible Countries: All countries
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Undergraduate and graduate students
  • Field: Technological advancements and interdisciplinary innovation
  • Study Level: Undergraduate and Graduate
  • Number of Opportunities: At least 20 candidates annually
  • Duration: Multi-year program
  • Program Language: English
  • Host Country: United Kingdom (Oxford)

Benefits and Financial Aids

Selected applicants will benefit from the program as follows:

  • Fully funded course fees at the University of Oxford
  • Generous stipend to cover living expenses, travel, and programming
  • Paid internships equivalent
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities in Los Angeles and Oxford
  • Lifelong access to EIT’s technology and resources
  • Potential long-term funding for spin-off projects
  • Mentorship from world experts in EIT Faculty
  • Opportunities to publish articles, blogs, and social media content on project work

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet these requirements:

  • Applicants should be passionate about solving global problems
  • Commit to both academic studies and project work with EIT
  • Collaborate with other Scholars and EIT Faculty of Fellows on significant projects.
  • Engage in designing and developing innovative solutions like software, sensors, molecules, and new materials.
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team including other Scholars, EIT scientists, engineers, and university faculty.
  • Projects led by EIT Faculty Fellows promoting cross-disciplinary innovation
  • Meet the University’s English language requirements for the chosen undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Possess or be on track to obtain a secondary education/high school qualification accepted by the University of Oxford.
  • Meet the entry requirements for the desired undergraduate or graduate degree, including minimum grade requirements.

Selection Process

Following are the highlighted selection process and dates:

  • Applications open in May 2024 and close on 1 August 2024
  • Semi-finalists selection will occur by September – October 2024
  • Semi-finalists apply to the University of Oxford by 15 October 2024
  • Finalists receiving offers from Oxford will be selected by January 2025
  • Final selection by the EIT Faculty of Fellows occurs in February – March 2025
  • The selected Ellison Scholars announcement will be in April 2025
  • Scholars begin studies at Oxford in October 2025

How to Apply?

  • There are two different application processes for Undergraduate and Graduate Ellison Scholars.
  • Graduate applications will open on August 2024; you may check later for details.
  • For undergraduate programs, you may apply through the link below
  • If selected as a semi-finalist, apply to the University of Oxford by 15 October 2024.
  • Finalists will undergo interviews and final selection by the EIT Faculty of Fellows.



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For more information, attend an online information session or contact [email protected]. Further details are available on the official EIT website.



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