UK: Biology Undergraduate Scholarship
UK The Harold and Olga Fox Scholarships in Biology for for International Students
The Harold and Olga Fox Fund has been established with a recent bequest to the Biology Department. We shall award one Scholarship per year to overseas (full fee-paying) students applying for the BSc degree programme in Biology, Zoology, Genetics or Human Genetics. The Harold and Olga Fox Scholarships will pay £5000 towards overseas fees in each of the three years of the Scholar's course, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
The Scholarships will be awarded according to academic merit. Please submit your entry to:
The Scholarship Committee
attn: Helen Shore Department of Biology
University College London
Your application should include:
* Full Curriculum Vitae
* Covering letter in your own handwriting
* An essay in English (approximately 1500 words) on a biological subject your choice (eg. The importance of Biology in the 21st century.)
In your letter please explain why you wish to study at UCL. Email entries are not permitted.
Entries will be judged by the Scholarship Committee, whose decision is final. The deadline for applications is late June for entry in September of the same year. The result will be announced in July.
For further enquiries about this scholarship, please contact Kathryn Rowlinson at the Biology Department (firstname.lastname@example.org, tel. (+44)-(0)20-7679-7098.)
Harold Fox completed his PhD thesis, "Development of the skull and associated structures in Amphibia with special reference to the Urodela," in 1951, in the Department of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, under the supervision of Dr. Michael Abercrombie. Harold remained in the department for the rest of his working life until 1994.
General information about UCL is contained in the Undergraduate Prospectus, obtainable as a printed document from:
Admissions and General Enquiries
London WC1E 6BT
Telephone: 020 7679 7365
or: Online enquiries
Contact UCL Biology
Informal enquiries to the Department are welcomed from prospective applicants and schools or colleges:
Dr John Pearson
tel: 020 7679 3562
Assistant Admissions Tutor
Dr Hazel Smith
tel: 020 7679 6733
Department of Biology, UCL