Grants and Research Funding

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DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

Doctoral Studentship Scheme

The Department of Economics is pleased to introduce a new scheme to help the funding of graduate students with Oxford D.Phil. status, or those who will hold that from 1 October 2002. The department is initially offering up to four such awards.

Each award offers funding of £8,000 per annum for two years. A condition of the award is that holders will be required to undertake teaching duties for the department or a college of four hours per week during term, as specified by the Head of Department (or Senior Tutor in respect of the college-associated studenships). From 1 October 2002, both Lincoln College and University College have expressed their willingness to participate in the department's scheme. Where a fees-only award permits their doing so, successful candidates may simultaneously hold a doctoral studentship.

Applicants should send three copies of their CURRICULUM VITAE and the names of two referees, one of whom must be their doctoral supervisor, to the Administrator, Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Oxford OX13 UQ (e- mail: gillian.coates@economics.ox.ac.uk), by 14 May. Applicants should ensure that their referees write directly to the department by the closing date.

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RADHAKRISHNAN MEMORIAL BEQUEST

The trustees of the bequest may make small grants, normally up to £1,500, to students at Oxford who are citizens of the Republic of India, and who, because of unexpected difficulties, need financial assistance to complete the qualifications for which they are registered. Grants will not normally be awarded to those near to the beginning of their course of study. Application forms may be obtained from the Secretary of the Radhakrishnan Memorial Bequest, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday of sixth week in Trinity Term.

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SASAKAWA FUND

Applications are invited for grants from the Sasakawa Fund, to be applied to `the advancement within the University of knowledge and understanding of Japan by way of academic contact and exchange between members of the University and citizens of Japan'. Further details may be obtained from the Secretary of the Board of Management of the Sasakawa Fund, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, to whom applications should be returned by the end of the fourth week in each term.

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