Cornelia Sorabji Scholarship

Somerville College and Faculty of Law

This scholarship was established in memory of the first woman and first Indian to gain a law degree at Oxford, and the first woman to practice law in India, Cornelia Sorabji, who studied at Somerville from 1889-1992.

It is funded by Somerville College, Faculty of Law and the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development through the generous support of donors. Award-holders will become members of Somerville College.

Applicants must submit their Graduate Programme applications to the University of Oxford by the January application deadline.

Eligibility: BCL, MJur, MSc Criminology (full-time), MLF, MPhil Law, MPhil Socio-Legal Research
Special conditions: Indian residents
Value: TBA
Duration: Full fee liability period
College: Somerville College
Application: No separate application 
Status: 2024/25 - allocated
Next year available:  2025/26
Scholarship page

If you have any queries, please email the Scholarships and Funding Officer (Somerville College)