Oxford-Wolfson-Marriott Graduate Scholarship in Condensed Matter Physics

A fully-funded scholarship for a DPhil in Condensed Matter Physics, with a preference for a project within the research area of semiconductor materials, devices and nanostructures​.

The scholarship covers Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council (RCUK) rate. It is a joint scholarship with the sub-department of Condensed Matter Physics.

Eligible degree subjects

Condensed Matter Physics, with a preference for a project within the research area of semiconductor materials, devices and nanostructures 

Degree type

DPhil

Value of award

Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the RCUK rate (£14,296 for 2016-17), for the relevant period of fee liability (usually 3 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 sub-department of Condensed Matter Physics, and is part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund.

Information about graduate study in Condensed Matter Physics can be found on their website: 

http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduates/condensed-matter-physics

http://www2.physics.ox.ac.uk/research/semiconductor-materials-devices-nanostructures

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 2017-18. 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. The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.

History of award

The Oxford Wolfson Marriott Scholarships have been made possible by a donation to Wolfson College from the late Dr Francis Marriott, who was a University Lecturer and Fellow of Wolfson from 1970 to his death in 2012. Dr Marriott conducted research in the field of biomathematics, and taught statistics.

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