Register Interest


The Governor Phillip Scholarship is only open to:

Candidates who are ordinarily resident in Australia or the United Kingdom and who have already secured a place at the University of Oxford or University of Sydney starting in the next academic year and are studying the following courses only:

  • International Relations (MPhil)
  • Politics: Comparative Government and Politics (MPhil)
  • Politics: European Politics & Society (MPhil)
  • Politics: Political Theory (MPhil)
  • Public Policy

Candidates need to demonstrate:

  • Distinctive academic achievement
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Tolerance
  • Compassion

An aspiration to personal, community and world enrichment
Scholarships are awarded by the University of Oxford Department of Politics and International Relations and the University of Sydney within the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Please register your interest here

University of Oxford
University of Sydney

Applications for MPhil International Relations must be received:

for University of Oxford no later than the end of February
for University of Sydney no later than the end of September

Candidates will be advised of there acceptance in due course by the relevant University