Notifications of Prizes, Grants and Funding

  • Thursday 24 February 2011
  • No. 4945
  • Vol 141

Please refer to the website, or contact the email address shown, for further details of the awards below.

Students of the University should refer to the Student Funding website for advice on fees and funding at

Frere Exhibition for Indian Studies 2011

Board of Management for the Frere Exhibition; Frere Exhibition for Indian Studies 2011; to undertake a specified piece of work, approved by the board, in the field of Indian Studies; open to all members of the University who have not exceeded twenty-one terms from matriculation by 6 May 2011; up to £2,500; 6 May; or

Curzon Memorial Prize 2011

Board of Management for the Frere Exhibition; Curzon Memorial Prize 2011; awarded for an essay on some aspect of Indian life or history (maximum 12,500 words); open to all members of the University who have not exceeded fifteen terms from matriculation by 30 April 2011; up to £1,000; 30 April;

Bodleian-Vatican Library Travel Grants

Bodleian Libraries; Centre for the Study of the Book; five awards to support research trips to the Vatican Library; open to students, members, and employees of the collegiate university; up to £1,000 reimbursement of costs; 28 March; or

Hertford College: Graduate Senior Scholarships

Hertford College; Graduate Senior Scholarships; three scholarships, tenable from 1 October 2011; £4,000 p.a. for two years; 14 March; (see 'Advertised Posts')

Hertford College: Starun Scholarship

Hertford College; Starun Scholarship; for those pursuing research in Polish studies; tenable from 1 October 2011; £4,000 p.a. for two years; 14 March; (see 'Advertised Posts')

Linacre College: A.J. Hosier Studentship

Linacre College; A.J. Hosier Studentship; open to graduates who are UK citizens and have commenced or intend to commence in October 2011 advanced study and research at Linacre in agriculture: either husbandry (animal, dairy, poultry, grassland or crop); agricultural economics, agricultural statistics (either experimental or economic) or agricultural marketing; or agricultural science in its more applied aspects; up to £4,000; 27 May;

Saïd Business School: Skoll Centre Research Grant

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School; Skoll Centre Research Grant; open to established researchers in the wider University with a PhD or equivalent and a research-oriented position at Oxford University; inviting proposals to advance knowledge in finance topics (including models of venture financing, the institutional features of social finance, capital formation in the social entrepreneurial sector, finance tools and practices underlying market creation, social and impact investing, and related topics) or research examining the impact, effects, and/or societal implications of new finance models on the work of social entrepreneurs and their organizations; up to £12,000; 1 April; or

Varley Gradwell Travelling Fellowship

Varley Gradwell Fund; Varley Gradwell Travelling Fellowship in Insect Ecology; applications judged on practicality and potential to make a contribution to insect ecology; preference given to early postdoctoral applicants, but strong applications from postgraduates have succeeded (unavailable to undergraduates); up to £2,500; 31 March;

Wiener–Anspach Scholarship

Philippe Wiener–Maurice Anspach Foundation; Wiener–Anspach Scholarship; open to postdoctoral research students from all disciplines to conduct part of their research at the Free University of Brussels commencing in 2011–12; 1 scholarship covering monthly living allowance (€3,000) and partial remission of laboratory fees for up to 2 years; 4 March;