Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology

The Oxford-Wolfson-Ullendorff Graduate Scholarship in Semitic Philology is for applicants who are applying for any full-time or part-time postgraduate course in the Humanties Division, specialising in Semitic Philology.

Eligible degree subjects

Courses within the Humanties division (within the range accepted by Wolfson College), with a focus on Semitic Philology.


Degree type

DPhil or postgraduate taught courses. Preference will be given to DPhil applicants.


Value of award

For DPhil courses: Course fees (at Home/EU rate) and a grant for living costs for full-time students at the UK Research Council rate (currently £14,777) for the relevant period of fee liability. Students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead. Previous Oxford students are advised to check their fee liability on the University's Fees and Funding pages for any applicable adjustments to fee liability resulting from prior study.

For master's courses: Course fees and a grant for living costs for full-time students at the UK Research Council rate (currently £14,777) for the relevant period of fee liability. Students on part-time courses will receive a study support grant instead.


Residence criteria

For DPhil courses: applicants must be ordinarily resident in the UK or EEA/Switzerland.

For master's courses: applicants from all countries will be considered. 


Partnership

This scholarship is part-funded by the Oxford Graduate Scholarship Matched Fund.


How to apply

There is no separate application process. All applicants should apply to the University of Oxford under the standard procedures for graduate degrees for 2019-20. Applications should be made by the January deadline for an eligible course. If there are two or more candidates of equal academic merit, priority will be given to the candidate who has listed Wolfson as their first choice college on their 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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