Notifications of Prizes, Grants and Funding

  • Thursday 31 October 2013
  • NO. 5039
  • VOL. 144

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

Bodleian Libraries: Colin Franklin Book Collecting Prize

Bodleian Libraries; Colin Franklin Book Collecting Prize; to recognise quality of a collection of books or other printed material, owned and collected solely by the entrant, of not less than 15 items; open to Oxford undergraduate/graduate students in good standing; £500; requirements: essay up to 2,500 words (explaining collection's interest, how and why it was assembled and ambitions for its increase), bibliographic list of items in collection and entry form (from; 5pm, 20 January 2014; to: Alexandra Franklin, Centre for the Study of the Book, Bodleian Library, Oxford OX1 3BG, by hand at Clarendon Building Reception, or email to

St John's College, Cambridge: Louis Cha Scholarship

St John's College, Cambridge; Louis Cha Scholarship; open to postgraduate students who have obtained a place at St John's by 1 March 2014 for MPhil/PhD in the literature, history and culture of early and dynastic China (pre-1912); for maximum 3 years' funding: £13,500pa maintenance grant plus approved college/university fees (reduced to take account of any payment from other sources); Graduate Office, St John's College, Cambridge CB2 1TP or

St John's College, Cambridge: Scholarships

St John's College, Cambridge; Benefactors' Scholarships for Research; the Craik Scholarship; the J C Hall Scholarship; the Paskin Scholarship; the Pelling Scholarship; open to students registered for an MPhil, PhD or MASt at St John's from October 2014 with conditional offer by 1 April 2014; £13,500pa maintenance grant plus approved college/university fees;

Skoll Centre Research Grants

Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School; Skoll Centre Research Grants; for research proposals to advance social entrepreneurship and its practical applications to address critical social, economic and environmental challenges on the theme of Technology of social innovation: means, ends and artefacts; typically up to £12,000 (priority given to high-merit proposals showing evidence of matching funds and/or seeking leveraging funds); detailed workplan and budget required (see website for forms and instructions); 18 November;