Norman Hargreaves-Mawdsley Scholarship

The Norman Hargreaves-Mawdsley Scholarship is open to new Humanities graduate students, specialising in Spanish, Latin American or European History. 

The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council rate. 

Humanities: preference for research pertaining to (1) Spanish or Latin American history, or (2) general European history.  Scholarship may be awarded either in conjunction with Research Council or Clarendon funding.

Eligible degree subjects

History, for research pertaining to (1) Spanish or Latin American history, or (2) general European history.

Degree type

All postgraduate taught and research degrees.

Value of award

Course fees (at the Home/EU rate), college fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students of at least £14,553 (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 exceptions due to prior study).

Residence criteria

Applicants from all countries are eligible.

Partnership

The scholarship may be awarded either in conjunction with Research Council or Clarendon funding.

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. The successful scholar will become a member of Wolfson College.

History of award

The Scholarship was endowed by the family of Professor Norman Hargreaves-Mawdsley. Professor Hargreaves-Mawdsley was a British historian, who specialised in eighteenth-century Spanish and European history. 

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