The Governing Body proposes to award up to four Graduate Scholarships tenable at this College. Applicants will be judged on their academic merit. Preference may be given to applicants in later years of study. Some account may be taken of the balance between arts and science subjects at the shortlisting stage, but not in making the awards. Please note the scholarships are not awarded on the basis of contribution to general College life or to assist in cases of financial need (those in financial need should consult the Academic Services Manager about applying for Hardship Funds).
Who can apply?
Applications are invited from present graduate members of the College. Please note, those eligible should be in the first year of a two-year course, or taking a one-year course which will lead to a further three-year course, or in the first or second year of a three-year course. PGCE and Second Undergraduate Degree students are not eligible.
How many Scholarships are there?
There will be up to four Graduate Scholarships awarded. The number will depend on the quality of the applicants.
How much is a Jesus College Graduate Scholarship worth?
These Scholarships will be of the value of £900 per annum. They also carry the entitlement to dine at High Table without charge on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday nights up to a maximum of eight times in Full Term (weeks 1-8) during the academic year (payment is required for any wine taken). When gowns are required, Scholars are also eligible to wear a Scholar's Gown (which will be paid for by the College). The scholarships will be tenable in the first instance for one year from 1 October and will be renewable for a period equivalent to the relevant research board award, subject to the satisfactory performance of the scholar.
How do I apply?
Please send details of your academic record, the names of two referees, and a brief statement of your course or programme of research (e.g. DPhil, MPhil, MSt, MSc, BCL, 2nd BM). Applications should be addressed to the Academic Director, marked clearly "Jesus College Graduate Scholarships" on the envelope. There is no application form. Applicants must arrange for two references to be received by the Academic Director by the closing date. The closing date for applications is Friday of 4th Week of Trinity Term and interviews are likely to take place in 7th Week of Trinity Term.
Dr Alexandra Lumbers