Brasenose Reginald Welbury Jeffrey Scholarship

MSc in English Local History

Scholarship for 2023-24 entry

Brasenose College in conjunction with the Department for Continuing Education is offering a Reginald Welbury Jeffery Scholarship to meet the course fees for the MSc in English Local History for a suitably qualified candidate. Candidates will have an offer of admission to the University of Oxford for the MSc in English Local History for 2023-24 entry.

The scholarship shall be available to graduate students demonstrating exceptional academic merit and is open to offer holders with Home or Overseas (including EU) fee status. The scholarship will cover the full course fee at the relevant fee rate. The award is made for the full duration of the period of fee liability for the agreed course, subject to satisfactory academic progress being made. The award will be reduced if the recipient is also in receipt of a bursary or equivalent that covers the course fees.

This award is conditional on the holder becoming a member of Brasenose College. The applications of all eligible candidates will be automatically considered on the basis of the University application form for graduate study, regardless of whether Brasenose is identified as the college of preference. The successful candidate will be offered a place at Brasenose College in order to take up the award, and this will take the place of any earlier college offer.

To be eligible, applicants must submit their applications to the University of Oxford for the MSc in English Local History by 1 March 2023. No separate application is required to be considered for this award.

Terms and Conditions

1. Satisfying the University's conditions

This scholarship offer is conditional upon the student entering into an agreement with the University by signing the University student contract, which will be provided once the student has met all Faculty and College conditions.

2. Transferring between courses

The scholarship is tenable for the MSc in English Local History. If the student transfers to another course, they may not be permitted to retain this award.

3. Deferral of entry

Deferral of the scholarship is not normally possible.

4. Additional offers of funding

The scholarship at its full value cannot be held in conjunction with other scholarships. The scholarship can be reduced, if necessary, to allow it to be held in conjunction with other awards, providing that the combined value of the scholarship and other awards does not exceed the cost of fees. The student must inform the College of any other sources of funding, and the College reserves the right to adjust the value of the scholarship to account for this circumstance.

5. Satisfactory academic progress

The student is expected to make satisfactory academic progress for the duration of their studies. If the student is not, in the Department for Continuing Education’s judgement, making satisfactory academic progress, the Department will coordinate a review to decide whether the scholarship should be continued. The scholarship may be withdrawn in these circumstances.

6. Scholarship Support

The student will also be eligible to apply for a research allowance from Brasenose, currently worth £110.

7. Accommodation

Subject to availability, the scholarship holder may apply for rentable Brasenose College Accommodation. This is allocated to graduate students on a first-come basis and is chargeable. For further details see:

8. Changes to circumstances

In the event that your circumstances change or are likely to change in the future, you are asked to inform The scholarship will be withdrawn if you cease to be a student member of the University.

Futher information

For any queries about the Brasenose Reginald Welbury Jeffrey Scholarship, please email the course team at