Funding

Current students are encouraged to discuss applying for the awards listed below with their tutor.


Marjorie Chibnall Bursary

This Bursary was established by Professor Eric Carlson, Former Chair of the History Department at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota in memory of Professor Marjorie Chibnall, a distinguished medieval historian and Fellow of Clare Hall, to be given to an outstanding student with financial needs. While all students are eligible, preference will be given to students of medieval history or any period of British history.  The bursary has a value of £600 and is awarded annually. The first recipient will be awarded in Michaelmas term 2017.

British Academy Biography - Professor Marjorie Chibnall
Memorial Address


The Boak Student Support Fund

This fund provides support for students of Clare Hall to pursue outstanding research and educational opportunities. These awards are in addition to the existing Tutors’ Fund for Research Support and are intended to facilitate research and/or conference attendance for those requiring substantial additional support. Awards are competitive and hence offered on a selective case-by-case basis with reference to academic merit and research potential.

  • Typically awards range from £1,000 - £2,000 and may be used for research and conference expenses. There is no lower limit.
  • Both M.Phil and PhD students are eligible to apply to this fund 
  • Applications must be made by the division of each term
  • For 2018-19 the following dates apply - 9 November 2018, 13 February 2019 and 21 May 2019 
  • Applications will be reviewed by a panel of Tutors and decisions will be communicated within three weeks of the deadline for submission

Application form for the Boak Student Support Fund


Salje Medals

Awarded annually to two research students (one in Arts/Humanities & Social Sciences and one in the Sciences) whose completed PhD thesis and publications merit high commendation.  


Tutors' Fund

Current students are eligible to apply for the following awards from the Tutors’ Fund, details of which, together with application forms, are available in the Tutorial Office:  These awards are available throughout the year.


Research Awards

Research awards of £100 are available to students in their first year of graduate study, and £250 to those in their second and third years, towards conference and computer expenses or for the purchase of books.

Apply for a Research award online


Hardship Awards

For unexpected financial hardship.  Each case is decided on its own merits.

Apply for a Hardship award online


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