Scholarships and Bursaries

College Prizes, Scholarships and Bursaries

College scholarships:
Second Undergraduate Degree scholarships

Harris Manchester College is able to a number of scholarships to students reading for a second undergraduate degree (SUD).  Awards will be made on academic merit. The scholarships are for those who already have, or will have, a good first degree.  Recipients of the scholarship will be notified at the time of being offered a place. Retaining the scholarship for a second or even third year will be conditional on the recipient receiving good academic reports.  Those wishing to apply for an SUD scholarship should apply in the normal way to Harris Manchester College between 1 September and 15 October in the year before they wish to start the course. For full details see: www.admissions.ox.ac.uk

Applications

Those wishing to apply for an SUD scholarship should apply in the normal way to Harris Manchester College between 1 September and 15 October in the year before they wish to start the course. For full details see www.admissions.ox.ac.uk.

Bursaries of £100 may be awarded to students who have had a particularly distinguished first year’s work.

Other Prizes:

College Scholars

Students who achieve a Distinction or 1st in their first-year exams may be elected to a College Scholarship which comes with a bursary of £100 per year.

The John Dalton Prizes

Each academic discipline in college may award up to three £50 Saphieh Ashtiany and Paul Davies prizes per year. Criteria vary between disciplines, but include an appraisal of the whole year’s work, or a prize given for a particular essay or dissertation.

Donald Tranter Prize

A Donald Tranter Prize of £50 is awarded each year for the best all round contribution to College life.

All Souls’ Scholarships

Given by All Souls College. It provides a book grant to each first-year student. The fund also supports HMC students who qualify for the Oxford Bursaries Scheme.

Rowlinson Prize

A prize of £50 given for progress made in the second year.

Sources of Funding from Oxford University

For details of scholarships and Bursaries offered by Oxford University please see https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/oxford-support?wssl=1.

External Sources of  Funding

The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust

The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust supports the work of mature students of proven academic merit, and in financial need, who are pursuing further degree qualifications at an institution in the UK. Open to students from all countries, applicants must be resident in the UK at the time of applying, as well as during their course of study. The Trust supports postgraduate degrees in any subject, as well as courses in medicine or veterinary sciences taken as a second degree. All grants are made annually, and are normally between £500 and £1,500.

Please see https://www.stapleytrust.org/ for further details.

The Sidney Perry Foundation

The Sidney Perry Foundation is a non-profit organisation is dedicated to providing grants to students to assist persons to obtain education in its widest sense, other than primary, when the expenses thereof would without such assistance be beyond their means.

Please see https://www.the-sidney-perry-foundation.co.uk/ for further details.

The Humanitarian Trust

The Humanitarian Trust awards one-off grants of a maximum of £1,000 to students each year who have a shortfall in their income needed to complete their course of study.

Please see http://www.humanitariantrust.co.uk/ for further details.