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Applications are invited for two research bursaries to work on humanities research projects in the academic year 2018-19. We’re looking for scholarly, creative, and defined projects that will extend our understanding of the British past and culture using the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and its biographical data.

  • one Oxford DNB bursary is for a research project in the field of History, broadly defined.
  • one bursary will be awarded in association with the Visiting Scholar Scheme at the Oxford Centre for Life Writing (OCLW) at Wolfson College, Oxford. The OCLW/ODNB bursary is for a research project in the fields of English, Music, Art or Philosophy.

The two bursaries are open to PhD students or post-holders at a Higher Education Institution in the UK or overseas; or an individual undertaking scholarly research in the humanities—for example, as an archivist, librarian, museum curator, or in a private capacity without such an affiliation.

Closing date for applications: Sunday, 1 July 2018

Application guidelines and further information can be found here:

The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, OCLW