Donor Thanks

Linacre College is fortunate to be supported by many generous benefactors to scholarships, student hardship funds, research fellowships, and academic awards. Thanks to these donors, the College offers a range of academic support. Further information is below.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Anthropology Scholarship (Anthropology)

Donors:  An anonymous leading donor and many Old Members with an interest in Anthropology.

 

Mary Blaschko (Arts and Humanities)

Donor: The late Mrs Mary Blaschko, Honorary Fellow.

 

Brewer Street Scholarship (Any subject)

Donors: Two leading donors and many others who lived in Brewer Street as students.

 

C.A. (Canadian Alumni) (Canadian student) 

Donors: A group of Old Members from Canada, and one Fellow.

 

CN (Canadian National) (Canadian student) 

Donor: CN, through Mr Paul Tellier, Old Member and Honorary Fellow of Linacre who is a former President of CN.

 

David Daube (Law)

Donor: An Old Member, who is a lawyer and a great admirer of the renowned Professor in Roman Law David Daube, is the leading donor. Other Old Members have also donated.

 

Eldred Scholarship (Humanities student from Sub-Saharan Africa)

Donor: An anonymous Old Member.

 

EPA Cephalosporin (Four scholarships in Biological, Medical and Chemical Sciences)

Donor: EPA Cephalosporin Fund, at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford University.

 

Carolyn and Franco Gianturco Scholarship (alternately in Music / Theoretical Chemistry)

Donors: Two Old Members working in these two academic areas.

 

Green Studentships

Donors: An Old Member, the Common Room, and the College.

 

Hicks Scholarship (Economics)

Donors: A leading donor and many Old Members with an interest in Economics.

 

Hitachi Chemical Environmental Scholarship

Donor: Hitachi Chemical Global, through an Old Member and Honorary Fellow of Linacre who is a Board member of Hitachi Chemical Global.

 

A.J. Hosier Trust Studentship

Set up in 1970s, given in memory of a local farmer.

 

Norman and Ivy Lloyd (Environmental Science student from sub-Saharan Africa)

Donors: Dr Keith and Mrs Marjorie Lloyd, in memory of Dr Lloyd's parents.

 

Oxford-EPA Cephalosporin (Two scholarships in Biological, Medical and Chemical Sciences)

Donor: EPA Cephalosporin Fund, at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford University.

 

Ruth and Nevill Mott Scholarship (Any subject)

Donor: The Ruth and Nevill Mott Charitable Trust (via Dr Cecily Crampin, Old Member & granddaughter, Mrs Alice Crampin, daughter, and Professor Michael Crampin).

 

Oxford-Agnese Nelms Haury Scholarship (those holding official status in the US or Canada as American Indian, Alaska Native, First Nation, Metis or Inuit)

Donors: The Agnese Nelms Haury Trust, via the University of Arizona.  

 

Oxford-Allan and Nesta Ferguson Graduate Scholarship (student from sub-Saharan Africa)

Donors: The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Trust.  

 

Oxford-Keith Lloyd Scholarship (sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa)

Donor: Dr Keith and Mrs Marjorie Lloyd.

 

Oxford-Linacre African Scholarship

Donors: Dr Keith Lloyd, The Rt Rev’d Carolyn Tanner Irish, the Rhodes Trust and Oxford University.  

 

Rausing (Anthropology and English)

Donors: The late Dr Gad Rausing and Dr Birgit Rausing, Honorary Fellows of Linacre.

 

Ronald and Jane Olson Scholarship (Refugee Studies)

Donors: Mr Ron Olson, Old Member and Honorary Fellow of Linacre and Mrs Jane Olson, his wife.

 

Ryle Scholarship (Philosophy)

Donors: Various Fellows and Old Members; one Old Member is a leading donor to the Fund.

 

Women in Science Scholarship (Women students reading for a DPhil in Materials)

Donors: Various Old Members, together with the Department of Materials.

 

STUDENT HARDSHIP

The Raymond and Vera Asquith Hardship Fund (UK students)

Donor: Professor Pamela Asquith, in memory of her parents.

 

The Frederick Mulder Fund (Social Justice)

Donor: Dr Frederick Mulder, Old Member.

 

The Patrick Heffernan Fund (particularly for students with families)

Donors: Many former students who admired Lt Col Patrick Heffernan, Domestic Bursar 2000-2010.

 

JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Biomedical Studies JRF

Donors: A former Visiting Senior Member, and a Fellow.

 

Susan and George Brownlee JRF (alternately Biosciences and Music)

Donors: Professor George and Mrs Susan Brownlee, Friends.

 

David Cockayne JRF (Material Science)

Donors: Mrs Jean Cockayne and family, for the late Professor David Cockayne, Emeritus Fellow.

 

EPA Cephalosporin (eight JRFs in the Sciences)

Donor: EPA Cephalosporin Fund, at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford University.

 

Fellows' JRF (Any subject)

Donors: 22 Governing Body and Emeritus Fellows.

 

Carolyn and Franco Gianturco JRF (alternately Astrophysics and Music)

Donors: Two Old Members.

 

JMH JRF (Biomedical)

Donor: A College member.

 

Paul Nurse JRF (Biomedical)

Donors: Various College members & Friends.

 

Bryan Warren JRF (Any subject)

Donor: Various College members and Friends.

 

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Assad Kotaite SRF

Donor: ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) thanks to the late Dr Assad Kotaite.

 

OTHER AWARDS

Busuttil Domus Prize (awarded for a research presentation in Business, Criminology, Government, International Relations, Law or Politics)

Donor: An Old Member and a Friend.

 

Fung Family Domus Prizes (two awarded for a research presentation in any subject)

Donor: Old Member, Dr Michael Fung.

 

Leeds-Hoban Linacre-Huntington Exchange Fellowship (for research at the Huntington Library)

Donor: Old Member, Mrs Lydia Leeds Hoban, and her husband Mr Patrick Hoban.

 

Thomas Linacre Studentships: (for contribution to College)

Donors: A vast number of Old Members, Fellows, students, staff, and Friends who named all of our Dining Hall Chairs and Small Dining Room chairs. Thanks to these donations, both Studentships are fully endowed, in perpetuity.