Grants and Research Funding

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Applications are invited for the Travelling Fellowship supported by the Denyer and Johnson Fund, which is offered from time to time for the encouragement of the study of Theology. Travelling Fellows unless specially exempted are required to spend at least three months in study abroad. Candidates must be members of the University who on the first day of October 1997 were under forty years of age, and either (a) have qualified by examination for any degree of the University, or (b) are members of Congregation. The Travelling Fellowship may not be awarded to the same person more than twice.

The value of the fellowship will be £2,000 or such other sum, either less than or in excess of this amount, as may be determined by the Board of the Faculty of Theology in relation both to the fellow's other emoluments and to the travelling and subsistence expenses which the fellow expects to incur.

Candidates should apply in writing to the Secretary to the Board of the Faculty of Theology, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, and should (a) state the nature of their qualifications as candidates, i.e. by age and by Oxford degrees held or as members of Congregation; (b) give a brief summary of their academic record; (c) state the course of study which they would pursue if elected, giving an estimate of expenses which would be incurred, and details of any other assistance expected to be received; (d) submit the names of not more than two referees. Applications should be marked `Denyer and Johnson Travelling Fellowship' and must be received not later than 1 February 1998.

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The Board of Management of the Isaiah Berlin Fund now invites applications for the Isaiah Berlin Fund Scholarship which will be tenable during the academic year 1998–9.

Those eligible to apply for the scholarship, which will be of a value up to £2,500 and which will be tenable for a period of not less than one term during the academic year, are students working for a research degree of the University in the fields of Italian literature and history, including the History of Art. The scholarship will be awarded to enable the holder the visit Italy for purposes of study and research in connection with his or her thesis.

Applications, which should be submitted on a form obtainable from the Secretary of the Taylor Institution, 37 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JF, should be returned to him by Friday of the second week of Trinity Term 1998, i.e. by Friday, 8 May 1998.

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Applications are invited from students studying for a graduate degree at the University of Oxford for the 1998–9 Queen Elizabeth Scholarship, tenable at the University of Pennsylvania for one academic year.

The scholarship may be held in any subject area available at the University of Pennsylvania and will cover registration and other fees there and provide a grant towards living costs.

Further details can be obtained from the International Office (telephone: Oxford (2)70241). The closing date for applications is 17 December.

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