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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The latest from Wolfson College

21 January 2019
Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer to deliver Annual London Lecture at Lincoln's Inn

Wolfson College is privileged to have Professor Tarje Nissen-Meyer deliver the Annual London Lecture.

18 January 2019
Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2019 Winner Announced

Wolfson College is honoured to announce that the winner of this year's competition was Andrew Wynn Owen for Lines of Decline.

17 January 2019
The Academics at Risk campaign

Last term the College raised almost £25,000 to place an academic at risk and their family at Wolfson.

Our upcoming events

Lectures and Seminars
22 - 22
Jan Jan
Weinrebe Lecture 1, Notes from the Silence: writing the lives of women composers
Tuesday 22 January - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Due to the tireless work of musicologists such as Anna Beer, a rich legacy of music by women has been, and continues to be, unearthed. The tide is, however, beginning to turn and we are hearing more female composers. But how can we, indeed how should we, write these composers' lives? In the first Weinrebe Lecture of 2019, Anna will share her insights into gender, creativity and life-writing.

Networking
23 - 23
Jan Jan
Digital Research Cluster Lunch
Wednesday 23 January - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Do you use, or are you interested in using, digital technologies for research in any discipline? The lunch is an opportunity to meet and discuss your work with technology specialists and other academics, and to explore further opportunities in the College and Oxford. Contact David Robey (david.robey@wolfson.ox.ac.uk) for further information.

Lectures and Seminars
23 - 23
Jan Jan
AWRC Lunch Table and Talk - Dr Elise Morero
Wednesday 23 January - 1:15pm to 2:00pm

Lunch Table in Hall from 12:30, followed by a talk in the Florey Room at 13:15 delivered by Dr Elise Morero (Postdoc researcher at the Khalili Research Centre) on The contribution of ancient technology analysis to the history and history of art: the study of relief-carving on medieval Islamic rock crystal vessels (9-12th c.). Coffee and cakes will be served.

Lunch Table open to Cluster members.

Talk open to ALL.