Humanities Postgraduates? Preserve of the Rich?

I received a small bursary from the University of Winchester in order to undertake my history PhD ... is such a possibility going to become the exclusive preserve of large institutions with huge reserves of money/gifting? I gained a huge amount from being a part of the department, rather than a cog in the wheel! The University of Oxford has received a multi-million-pound gift for postgraduate humanities study aimed at the world's most promising scholars…