St Cross College invites applications for this scholarship from students studying for a doctoral research degree in Music. Preference may be given to a research topic related to the musical collections at the University, including those at the Ashmolean Museum, those at the Pitt Rivers Museum, the Bate Collection in the Faculty of Music and those held in any of the colleges.
The successful applicant may be based in the Faculty of Music or if working on other musical collections based in any relevant Faculty or Department including the Faculty of History and the School of Anthropology. Applicants must list St Cross College as their first choice college on their Graduate Admissions application in order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
The Hélène La Rue Scholarship is tenable for three years coterminous with full fee liability and has a value of £6,000, which includes a grant of up to £500 per annum for travel and research expenses. The successful scholar will be given priority for a room in College accommodation (at the standard rent) for the first year of their course.
The Scholarship is tenable at St Cross College only.