Bursaries & Scholarships
Hatfield College seeks to achieve high academic standards and each year a number of scholarships and awards are awarded. For further information on any of these prizes please contact the Senior Tutor or the Director of the Hatfield Trust.
SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND BURSARIES BY RECOMMENDATION:
- Donald Redfearn Scholarship: To the value of £50 or another amount at the discretion of the Master of Hatfield College, will be awarded on the recommendation of the Master of Hatfield College to any former pupil of Ecclesbourne School who is pursuing a course of study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.
- Hatfield Trust Award: To the value of £100, will be awarded on the recommendation of College Officers and the Director of the Hatfield Trust to the student who has made an outstanding contribution to the Hatfield College Trust throughout his/her time in Hatfield.
- Senior Tutor's Prize: To the value of £100, will be awarded annually on the recommendation of College Officers to a postgraduate student in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Middle Common Room.
SCHOLARSHIPS, PRIZES AND BURSARIES BY APPLICATION:
- Floreat Fund Awards: Six annual awards, to the value of £1000, will be made on the recommendation of College Officers to encourage Hatfield undergraduates to progress to postgraduate study at Durham University. Applications are invited from current Hatfield undergraduates during the Easter Term.
- Barry Northrop Prize: To the value of £500, is available to be awarded annually on the recommendation of College Officers to any member of Hatfield College MCR conducting research in any discipline in which there is a significant Asian component or connection, such connection to be approved by the Master or Senior Tutor or the Tutor for Postgraduates. The Director of the Trust, jointly with the Master or Senior Tutor, may offer any awardee further awards of up to £500 per annum, but not exceeding 3 awards per student in total, where additional awards are justified by performance and need in order to successfully pursue a two or three year Master's or Doctoral Programme. Applications are invited from members of the Hatfield MCR by 31 August in any year.
- Bursaries for Independent Research within the UK: The Hatfield Trust will award up to 9 bursaries annually - four for postgraduates and five for undergraduates - to the value of £250 each to help with field work or labwork costs. The aim of these bursaries is to encourage Hatfield students to undertake an independent research project in the UK. Bursaries will be awarded on the recommendation of College Officers and the Director of the Hatfield Trust and candidates may be invited for interview. Applications are invited from current Hatfield students during the Easter Term.
- Hatfield History Prize: Four awards to the value of £200 each, to provide Hatfield students undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate history dissertation, access to books of direct relevance to their dissertation that are not already held by the College library. It is expected that the books will be donated to the library on completion of the dissertation. Applications are invited from current Hatfield students during the Easter Term.
- Hatfield Choral Scholarships: Eight Choral scholarships, to the value of £100 each and funded by the Hatfield Trust, Hatfield SCR and Professor JP Barber (former Master of Hatfield College), will be awarded annually after interviews/by the College Chaplain and the Director of Music of the Hatfield Chapel Choir.
- Hatfield Organ Scholarship (Director of Music): To the value of £250, awarded annually after interviews/auditions by the College Chaplain.
- Hatfield Organ Scholarship (Organ Scholar): To the value of £200, awarded annually after interviews/auditions by the College Chaplain.
- Quayle Postgraduate Bursary: Two bursaries, to the value of £150, are available to be awarded annually on the joint recommendation of the Heads of Departments in Mathematical Sciences and in Physics to one or more research students in either department to enable them to spend a period of time in another university or research institution to further essential aspects of their projects which may include attendance at conferences, workshops or summer schools. Other things being equal, preference will be given to members of Hatfield College. Applications should be made by 1st May in any year. Up to two awards may be made in any one year.
- MCR Research Fund: A £400 grant from which all Hatfield postgraduates can apply to draw from. Individual students may apply for a sum up to £80 that will directly help with the completion of their academic studies. Applications should be made during Epiphany and Easter Terms.
- MCR Research Bursary for Affiliated Members of Hatfield College: The Hatfield Trust awards up to eight bursaries valued up to £250 per annum to help with academic-related costs for part-time or distance-learning postgraduate students who are Affiliated Members of the College. For example, this may be related to a dissertation, conference attendance or for fieldwork.