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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 course 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.
All postgraduate taught and research degrees.
Value of award
Course fees (at the Home/EU rate), College fees and a stipend at the RCUK rate (£14,553 for 2017-18), 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).
This Scholarship is open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in the EEA or Switzerland.
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 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 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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