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Scholarships for 12 Week Gap Year Research Projects – Application Deadline Friday 30 October


The Oxford Royale Thomas Garner Scholarships 2016

Oxford Royale Academy is delighted to be offering a limited number of  scholarships and bursaries for our upcoming 12 week Gap Year Research Projects.

These scholarships offer a unique opportunity for students aged 18 – 25 to study in Oxford for 3 months, working in small groups with our expert faculty.

Named for Thomas Garner, the leading architect who restored ORA’s International Study Centre at Yarnton Manor to its full glory in the late 19th century, these scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to deserving applicants from all over the world.
     

For more information and to apply click here

Applications must be completed by 12pm GMT on Friday 30th October 2015, decisions will be made by Monday 16th November 2015 and announced during that week.


 

     WHO SHOULD APPLY? 

     Academically-minded, driven students from any country of the world are welcome to apply for a Thomas Garner Scholarship. Students should have an excellent academic record and a demonstrable passion for their chosen subject. They should also be able to explain how a Thomas Garner Scholarship will benefit their academic ambitions. Finally, students should be aged 18 to 25, and be eligible to live and study in the UK for 3 months.


     SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

     Two start dates for the Gap Year Research Projects are available as follows:

✤ 10th January 2016
✤ 9th April 2016

While a standard Gap Year Research Project costs 18,995 GBP including all tuition, accommodation and meals, scholars can receive up to a 100% reduction in their course fees.

20 Scholarships will be awarded, as follows:

3 Full Scholarships offering 100% off the course fees
Under this scholarship offer, students pay solely for their flights and
personal expenses while in Oxford.

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5 Half Scholarships offering 50% off the course fees 
Under this scholarship offer, students pay for their flights and personal
expenses while in Oxford, and contribute 9,497.50 GBP of their course fees.
The remaining course fees of 9,497.50 GBP will be paid by ORA.

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12 Quarter Scholarships offering 25% off the course fees 
Under this scholarship offer, students pay for their flights and personal
expenses while in Oxford, and contribute 14,246.25 GBP of their course fees.
The remaining course fees of 4,748.75 GBP will be paid by ORA.

     WHAT ARE THE GAP YEAR RESEARCH PROJECTS? 

     Our 12 week Gap Year Research Projects are fully residential programmes based in Oxford Royale’s historic International Study Centre. They combine a stimulating range of tutorials, lectures, guided research, excursions, cultural activities and more.


     SUBJECT CHOICES

     Students choose one of the following subject areas in which to specialise:

   ✤ Business and Enterprise
     ✤ Medicine
     ✤ Veterinary Science
     ✤ Law
     ✤ Politics & International Relations
     ✤ Archaeology & Anthropology
     ✤ Philosophy & Psychology
     ✤ Literature & Creative Writing 

Please see our website for more information.

In order to begin an application for a Thomas Garner Scholarship, students must
complete the application form found here:


 

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