Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Physics Scholarship

The Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Physics Scholarship is for new students undertaking a DPhil in any branch of Physics.

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council (RCUK) rate. It is a joint scholarship with the Department of the Physics.

Eligible degree subjects

Physics

Degree type

DPhil

Value of award

Course fees (at the Home/EU rate), college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553 (£14,553 for 2017-18), for 3.5 years.

Residence criteria

The Scholarship is open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland.

Partnership

This award is offered in partnership with the Department of Physics. Wolfson College will contribute one third of the funding required for a full UK Research Council postgraduate studentship.

How to apply

There is no separate application process. Applicants, whether internal or external, should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2018-19. Applications should be made by the January deadline for your chosen course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as his or her first choice college on the University application form.

History of award

The Wolfson Harrison UK Research Council Physics Scholarship is generously funded by Dr Simon Harrison. Dr Harrison is an alumnus of Wolfson College and the Department of Physics, having completed a DPhil in Applied Physics at Oxford.  He retains a strong connection with Wolfson College and takes a keen interest in the work and progress of those students supported by his Scholarship.

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