Stormzy: Oxford University turned down my scholarship offer

Grime artist says institution ‘did not want to get involved’ in funding offer for black students

Stormzy has accused Oxford University of rejecting his offer to fund two scholarships for black British students, a proposal which has since been taken forward by Cambridge University.

The grime artist was speaking at the Barbican in London, where he was launching his book Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far.

Related: Stormzy to fund Cambridge scholarships for black students

Stormzy: Can I sponsor some Scholarships for Black students who get the grades for Oxford?
Oxford: Get Lost, Stormzy.

Why would you look a gift horse in the mouth @UniofOxford?
Must be getting too big for your boots. https://t.co/GwIwEl0S4X

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