Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

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The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme.

It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it "admires" his commitment but it had not "received or turned down any offer or proposal".

It comes after Stormzy claimed the university rejected his scholarship idea - which has since been taken up by the University of Cambridge.

Newsbeat has contacted the rapper's representatives for a comment.

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