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Supplement (1) to Oxford University Gazette No. 4819. Wednesday, 10 October 2007.
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Scholarships and Prizes 2007: Travel

Scholarships for Study in Germany

The following scholarships offering the opportunities are available in the academic year 2008–9.

Hanseatic Scholarships

Two scholarships are available for graduate and undergraduate (final year) students at the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge. They are tenable for one or two years at any academic institution in Germany. The successful candidates must undertake research at doctoral or postdoctoral level, or give evidence of a workable project not connected to a research degree. There is the opportunity to obtain a German degree. The current value of the scholarship is approximately €15,000 per annum, although travel expenses will also be covered. It should be noted that the scholarship does not include the payment of any Oxford fees for which the scholar may be liable whilst in Germany. The scholarship is open to members either University who have lived in the UK for a minimum of three years prior to taking up the scholarship, and who have either completed all the examinations required for the Oxford BA degree, or have embarked on a course of postgraduate study at the University. Applicants must be under 28 years of age on 1st October 2008.

Michael Foster Memorial Scholarship

One scholarship, funded by the DAAD, is available for graduate and undergraduate (final year) students at the University of Oxford. The scholarship is tenable for ten months from 1 October 2008 at any university or art/music academy in Germany, and may be extended for a second year. The scholar will receive a monthly maintenance grant, a travel grant and a book grant, as well as remission of institution fees. It should be noted that the scholarship does not include payment of any Oxford fees for which the scholar may be liable whilst in Germany. The scholarship is open to non-German members of the University who are under thirty-two years of age on 1 October 2008, and who have either completed all the examinations required for the Oxford BA Degree, or have embarked on a course of postgraduate study at the University. Members of the University who have already completed a course of studies at Oxford may also apply, provided that they graduated no longer than two years prior to taking up the scholarship, and are still resident in the UK.

Theodor Heuss Research Fellowship

One fellowship is available for postgraduate or postdoctoral students at the University of Oxford. The fellowship is tenable for one year at any university or other institution of higher learning in Germany. The holder of the fellowship will receive a monthly maintenance grant, which is currently €2,100 for postdoctoral fellows and €1,500 for doctoral students; travel expenses and institution fees will also be covered. The fellowship is open to members of the University who are British citizens, under thirty-two years of age by 1 October 2008, and who have either embarked on a course of postgraduate study or have already obtained a postgraduate qualification of the University. It should be noted that the fellowship does not include the payment of any Oxford fees for which the fellow may be liable whilst in Germany. Further details of all three scholarships and information on how to apply may be obtained from the International Office, University Offices, Wellington Square. Telephone: (2)70241/ (2)80487 (e-mail: international.office@admin.ox.ac.uk Web site: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/io)

The closing date for the scholarships is Friday, 15th February 2008. Interviews will take place in Oxford on Monday 10th March 2008 and the decision of the selectors will be announced shortly thereafter.


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