Scholarships and Prizes 2002:
VAUGHAN CORNISH BEQUEST
The income of the Vaughan Cornish Bequest is available for the `encouragement and
postgraduate students of the University engaged in the advancement of knowledge relating
to the beauty of scenery
as determined by nature or the arts in town or country at home or abroad'.
The Board of Management invites applications for grants, or other assistance from the fund,
from members of the
(a) are currently students for the Degree of B.Phil., M.Phil., M.Litt.,
M.Sc., or D.Phil.;
or (b) having recently proceeded to a degree in the
University can satisfy the board that they
have an appropriate plan of work; and
(ii) are engaged in any study covered by the terms of the
Six copies of applications should be submitted to the Secretary to the Board of Management
of the Vaughan Cornish
Bequest, School of Geography and the Environment, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB, by
March 2003. They should give:
(a) the applicant's full name, age, college, and date of
(b) a short statement of his or her university career;
(c) a brief description of the course of study being pursued;
(d) details of the research involved in this course and the way in which this
relates to the purpose
of the Bequest, viz. `the advancement of knowledge relating to the beauty of scenery as
determined by nature or the
arts in town or country at home or abroad.';
(e) the particular purpose and amount of the grant being requested (grants
normally will be made
for specific and largely self-contained projects);
(f) details of other sources of assistance which are available (or for which
application has been or
will be made),
(g) the names of two referees.
Applicants are advised that the funds available to the Board of Management are limited.
Grants are intended to assist
with expenses incurred in the course of research that is relevant to the terms of the Bequest.
therefore note that grants cannot be made to meet course fees or general maintenance costs.
In exceptional circumstances the board may be prepared to consider applications in
Michaelmas Term and Trinity
Term (if submitted by the fifth week of term).
LANDSCAPE PRIZE 2003