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Domus B Graduate Scholarships, UK

Merton College is offering two Domus B Graduate Scholarships in 2011. The scholarships are intended to assist Home and EU students of outstanding academic excellence who for financial reasons would not otherwise be able to study at the University of Oxford.

The scholarships provide College and University fees and a maintenance grant of £12,300. Subject to satisfactory progress, the scholarships will be tenable for three years in the case of direct entry doctoral programmes and four in cases where a preparatory master’s course is required before the doctorate. Scholars are guaranteed College single accommodation (if required) for the first year, after which they can enter the graduate room ballot. Scholars must meet the costs of this accommodation themselves.

Scholarship Application Deadline:
15 July 2011

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South Africa Rhodes Scholarships for Postgraduate Study at University of Oxford, UK

Applications are invited from outstanding young students who excel academically, demonstrate leadership, are committed to making a difference in the world, and have the energy to fulfil their ambitions. The Trust covers all costs, including University and College fees, and travel to and from Oxford. A comfortable living allowance is also provided. Candidates must be at least 19 and younger than 25 years as at 1 October 2012. The age limit has been extended by three years for MBChB
applicants who are doing their medical internships. Four scholarships are available for South African residents in general; one for KwaZulu-Natal; and one each for the alumni of Diocesan College, Paul Roos Gymnasium, St Andrew’s College, and South African College School. There is a further scholarship available for residents of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland..

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 August 2011

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Postdoctoral Position in Non-Commutative Algebraic Geometry, University of Oxford, UK

We invite applications for an EPSRC funded postdoctoral research position to work on the project “Stability conditions and hypermultiplet space” with Tom Bridgeland, Professor of Pure Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute. The successful candidate will take up the post before the start of the 2011/12 academic year. This is a 30 month fixed term position with the possibility of a 6 month extension depending on funding.The Postdoctoral Researcher will be expected to conduct research on the above project, both independently and in collaboration with Professor Bridgeland. Applicants should have a PhD degree awarded, or a Masters degree and PhD submitted, at the time of taking up the position, in a field of mathematics relevant to the aims of the project, display clear evidence of outstanding promise and originality in research and have a good publication record (judged by the stage of his/her career).

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, details of teaching experience, a statement of research interests, and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Scholarship Application Deadline:Monday 16 May, 2011

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