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OUS Dorset's 2015 Travel Award recipient Nicholas Turner (centre) with students at a school in Hong Kong.

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University of Oxford Alumni Network Bursary Awards

Financial support is on offer to Oxford undergraduates to help them undertake projects over the summer break connected to their studies, thanks to the regional Oxford alumni group network.

Several UK alumni groups are making grants available to students from their counties for such projects. The groups are:

  • The Oxford University Society (OUS) of Cornwall, which is offering five different types of bursaries to assist undergraduates with strong Cornish connections. The closing date for all applications is Wednesday, 1 April 2020. Download the form
    Email Fenella Wojnarowska with any questions or to apply.
  • OUS East Kent, which is making available several grants of up to £750. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 19 May 2020. Email Diane Worth with any questions and to apply. Download the form.
  • OUS East Sussex, which is offering one bursary of £350. Applications should be received by Friday 6 March 2020 and sent to: ouseastsussex@googlemail.com. Applicants should receive a reply by Sunday 29 March 2020. Download the form and the notes.
  • OUS Hertfordshire, which is offering several bursaries of up to £500 for projects involving travel, either in the UK or overseas. Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 27 April 2020. Download the form.

Please read the forms and supporting documentation carefully to make sure you provide the right information to the alumni group. These awards are run by the groups directly. We are very grateful to the alumni groups for supporting current students in this way, as the experience can make a real difference to their studies.