University of Oxford


Oxford University Gazette, 29 April 2010:
Prizes, Grants, and Funding


Prospective and current undergraduate and graduate students of the University should refer to the Student Funding Web site for information and advice on fees and funding: www.admin.ox.ac.uk/studentfunding


Palgrave Brown Scholarship

The Palgrave Brown Scholarship has been established by the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund to provide funding for current undergraduates with Home/EU fee status from Central and Eastern Europe and the countries of the former USSR who are in need of financial assistance.

The scholarship will provide an annual grant towards living expenses for the rest of the student's course. Students undertaking a six-year medical degree would only receive funding for the first four years of the course, and any repeat years would only be funded with the prior agreement of the Committee.

Students must fulfil all the criteria below in order to be considered for a Palgrave Brown Scholarship:

  • students must have Home/EU status and be liable for the £3,225 University fee in 2009–10;
  • students must be in need of financial assistance with living costs;
  • students can apply in any year of their course, but must be undertaking their first undergraduate degree;
  • students must have either been previously resident and/or educated in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland or Russia;
  • applications will also be considered from Home/EU students who have either been previously resident and/or educated in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Montenegro, the Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan;
  • preference will be given to students who are not eligible for UK government maintenance support.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 28 May (Week 5). Application forms can be obtained by e-mailing student.funding@admin.ox.ac.uk or by writing to the following address: Palgrave Brown Scholarship, Student Financial Support, Examination Schools, 75–81 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG.

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Palgrave Brown Uk Scholarship

The Palgrave Brown UK Scholarship has been established by the Palgrave Brown Bursary Fund to provide funding for current undergraduates with Home/EU fee status from Norfolk and Suffolk who are in need of financial assistance.

The scholarship will provide an annual grant towards living expenses for the rest of the student's course. Students undertaking a six-year medical degree would only receive funding for the first four years of the course, and any repeat years would only be funded with the prior agreement of the committee.

Students must fulfil all the criteria below in order to be considered for a Palgrave Brown UK Scholarship:

  • students must have Home/EU status and be liable for the £3,225 University fee in 2009–10;
  • students must be in need of financial assistance with living costs;
  • students can apply in any year of their course, but must be undertaking their first undergraduate degree;
  • students must have been previously resident and/or educated in the UK counties of Norfolk or Suffolk;
  • students must be in receipt of an Oxford Opportunity Bursary.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday, 7 May (Week 5). Application forms can be obtained by e-mailing student.funding@admin.ox.ac.uk or by writing to the following address: Palgrave Brown UK Scholarship, Student Financial Support, Examination Schools, 75–81 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG.

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Irish Government Senior Scholarship in the History and Culture of Ireland

The scholarship is attached to Hertford College, under the aegis of the Carroll Professor of Irish History, and is tenable for one year from 1 October 2010.

Preference will be given to candidates who have recently been awarded a postgraduate degree and wish to develop their work further or initiate a new project, but those in the final stages of a postgraduate degree will not be excluded, particularly if they have a special reason to study at Oxford.

The Irish Government Scholar, who will be a member of the Hertford MCR, will receive accommodation, a maintenance grant, appropriate SCR dining rights, and fees where applicable. Limited teaching may be available.

Applications (by curriculum vitae and covering letter with a programme of work) should arrive with the Secretary of the History Board, History Faculty, Old Boys' High School, George Street, Oxford OX1 2RL (telephone: Oxford 615007, e-mail: board.admin@history.ox.ac.uk), from whom further particulars are available, by Tuesday, 18 May. Candidates should ask three referees to submit letters of support by the same date.

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St Hugh's College

Colin Matthew Fund—Travel Awards for Historical Research

Applications are invited for small grants to support travel for the purposes of research. The grants are intended to support research for a thesis on an historical topic: applicants must be junior members of the University, and may be undergraduate or graduate students.

The committee for the fund hopes to make a number of awards up to a total value of £4,500: the maximum value of an individual award will be £500.

Application forms may be obtained by e-mailing catherine.barton@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk. Completed forms must be submitted by Friday of fourth week of Trinity Term (21 May). Applicants are asked to ensure that their tutor or supervisor writes a letter in support of their application by the same date. Applications and letters of support should be addressed to the Bursar's Secretary, St Hugh's College, Oxford 0X2 6LE.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome before the end of Trinity Term.

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