Foreign Language Study Grant

Modest sums are available to assist Balliol students of any subject with foreign language courses taken at the Oxford University Language Centre. In most cases, the language study should be related to your academic course.

Type of award: 
Academic or academic-related
Eligibility or selection criteria: 

Any current Balliol undergraduate or graduate student.

Amount awarded: 

50% of the costs for Fast Track courses; £90 per term for General and Academic courses. Reimbursable upon presentation of a certificate of completion and evidence of expenditure.

For the difference between these options, please see this Language Centre video.

How and when to apply: 

For Fast Track courses, please complete a Fast Track Partial Reimbursement Form prior to the start of your course and send it to the Student Finance Officer for approval.  Upon completion of your course, you must fill in a College Reimbursement Form. You will need to upload your certificate of completion AND your proof of expenditure in the form of receipts along with the signed Fast Track Partial reimbursement Form. If you have any difficulty using the form, please contact the Student Finance Officer.

For priority places on General and Academic courses, please request funding from your department in the first instance. If funding is unavailable from your department, please complete a Priority Funding Application Form at the time of booking. The College Financial Signatory is the Student Finance Officer, and the email address of the Financial Signatory is The Language Centre will directly invoice the College for priority places on General and Acadmic Courses, and so it should not be necessary to complete a Grant Payment Request form.

Further information: 

For more information about Foreign Language Study Grants, please contact the Student Finance Officer.