Eni-Oxford DPhil Scholarship


Funded by the international integrated energy company Eni.

Eni has a long tradition of supporting scholarships. The 'Scuola Enrico Mattei' paved the way for postgraduate education in Italy and proved to be a pioneer for managerial studies in Europe. Since 1957 the 'Scuola' has granted scholarships to around 2,600 young graduates from 111 different countries to attend an oil and energy industry 'Master MEDEA' programme, spreading the Mattei legacy throughout the world. Eni’s training and knowledge management is promoted and implemented through Eni Corporate University. To reinforce the company’s expertise in its business areas, Eni works with the most prestigious national and international universities including Oxford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and leading Italian Universities.

Scholarship details


Course fees, a grant for living costs, and one return air fare per year for the duration of the programme. 

Number available

One scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

All DPhil in Management applicants are eligible. 


Selection criteria

  • Awarded on the basis of academic excellence demonstrated through degree results, GMAT or GRE score, previous university prizes and awards, and other academic achievements. 
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are of African nationality and/or have an interest in corporate reputation.

How to apply

No additional application is required. We will use the details you supply in your DPhil in Management application form to determine eligibility.


All eligible offer-holders will be considered.

Apply to our DPhil programme

Visit our DPhil in Management programme page to find out more about the programme and its benefits, the admissions requirements, and how to apply.

You can also contact the DPhil admissions team for a discussion about your suitability for the programme.