Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology

The Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology is open to new students studying a Humanities subject, specialising in Semitic Philology.

The scholarship covers Tuition fees, College fees and a stipend at the UK Research Council (RCUK) rate. 

Eligible degree subjects

All Humanities subjects, with a focus on Semitic Philology.

Degree type

All postgraduate taught and research degrees.

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 (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 scholarship is part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched 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 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​-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology has been generously funded by Mrs Dina Ullendorff in memory of her late husband, Professor Edward Ullendorff. Professor Ullendorff was a renowned authority on Semitic languages and held academic posts at the universities of St Andrews and Manchester and at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). He held the Chair of Semitic Languages at SOAS and was appointed Emeritus Professor of Semitic Languages and Ethiopian Studies on his retirement in 1982. Professor Ullendorff was a Fellow of the British Academy and the Accademia Lincei. He was an Honorary Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and a long term member of Wolfson College. 

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