Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship
The Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship is for applicants who are applying for any DPhil within the Humanities and Social Science Divisions.
Eligible degree subjects
All Humanities and Social Sciences courses.
Value of award
Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777 (students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability. Previous Oxford students are advised to check the University's Fees and Funding pages for any applicable adjustments to fee liability resulting from prior study.
Applicants from all countries are eligible.
This award is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund.
How to apply
There is no separate application process. All applicants should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2019-20. For automatic consideration, applications should be made by the January deadline for an eligible course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be gven to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as their first choice college on their University application form. The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.
History of award
The Wolfson Isaiah Berlin Clarendon Scholarship was established in memory of Sir Isaiah Berlin. Isaiah Berlin was a social and political theorist, philosopher and historian of ideas. In 1966, he played a crucial role in founding Wolfson College, Oxford, and became its first President.
12 April 2019Wolfson College hosts Symposium in Silicon Solar Cell Technology
Wolfson College is honoured to host the Oxford Symposium in Sillicon Solar Cell Technology on 15 and 16 April.8 April 2019Wolfson College to host eBike Summit 2019
On Wednesday 10 April, the College will host the first Oxford eBike Summit.8 April 2019Shapes and Adventures: Paintings by Tom Cross
Tom Cross' exhibition "Shapes and Adventures" opens to public Monday 15 April.
Lectures and Seminars27 - 28Apr AprThe Korrigan Consort Presents: Hunger & Judith TriumphsSaturday 27 April - 7:30pm to Sunday 28 April - 9:30pm
The Korrigan Consort is thrilled to present a spring double-bill, featuring Joanna Ward’s Hunger and Antonio Vivaldi’s Judith Triumphs.
Two tales, two women, two troubled souls. One, an artist struggling to form her identity as a creative, a woman, and a mother. One, a noblewoman with the weight of a nation on her shoulders, rebelling against the expectation of women to sacrifice. Both struggle under the thumb of patriarchs and patriarchy, with stories reaching across time.Lectures and Seminars30 - 30Apr AprImagining MadnessTuesday 30 April - 1:30pm to 5:30pm
How has madness been perceived and represented by composers, biographers, medical professionals, and people who have experienced it first-hand? How should we conceptualise madness as scholars? This interdisciplinary colloquium features various speakers, and aims to give researchers who are interested in this subject an opportunity to meet one another, hear about each other’s work, and to discuss the challenges of writing about experiences and perceptions of madness and mental illness.Lectures and Seminars30 - 30Apr AprAsian Treasure Traditions SeminarTuesday 30 April - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Treasure Seminar, Trinity Term, 2019 Cathy Cantwell Tuesday 30th April, Wolfson College Seminar Room 3, 5.pm - 7pm, followed by dinner at Wolfson Title: The Phurpa Consecrations Practice (byin rlabs phur pa'i sgrub pa) texts from the Eightfold Buddha Word, Embodying the Sugatas (bka' brgyad bde gshegs 'dus pa), revealed by Nyang ral Nyi ma ’od zer (1124-1192), and their connections with the Transmitted Textual Traditions