Wolfson Jeremy Black Clarendon Scholarship in Assyriology

This scholarship is for applicants to any full-time or part-time postgraduate course in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and who specialise in Sumerian and Akkadian studies. 

Eligible degree subjects

Oriental Studies, with a focus on Sumerian and Akkadian studies.

Degree type

DPhil or Masters

Value of award

Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,777 (students on part-time couress will recieve a study support grant instead). Awards are made for the full duration of fee liability. Previous Oxford students are advised to check their fee liability on the University's Fees and Funding pages)​.

Residence criteria

Applicants from all countries are eligible.

Partnership

This award is offered in partnership with the Clarendon Fund.

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. For automatic consideration applications should be made by the January deadline for an eligible course.

History of award

The Jeremy Allen Black Trust Fund was established in memory of Dr Jeremy Allen Black, a former Fellow of Wolfson College and University Lecturer in Akkadian. 

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