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Durham University

Trevelyan College

How to Apply

Prospective applicants must:

  • Stage 1: Submit an academic application to Durham University by 15th January 2020, via UCAS.
        1. A personal statement of no more than 1,000 words explaining why you should be awarded the Ian Cooper Bursary. This should include, but is not limited to, your personal ambitions, your reasons for applying to Durham University, and your aspirations for your time at Durham.
        2. An academic reference of no more than 1,000 words from a suitable person (eg. A member of sixth-form staff) detailing why you are a suitable candidate to be awarded the Ian Cooper Bursary. The reference should outline relevant indicators of exceptional academic achievement or potential (e.g. marks received for relevant work or exams completed up to the point of application; academic prizes and awards; involvement in relevant successful projects; other relevant indicators of outstanding academic achievement). References should be sent directly from the referee to trevelyan.development@durham.ac.uk. Your referee should submit the reference on letter headed paper, to contain the referee's name, position, contact details, and your full name.

Your personal statement and application will be considered by a panel of senior members of the College and Faculty.