Geoffrey Oldham Memorial Scholarships (2020)

These scholarships, awarded as a £10,000 tuition fee reduction, are available to applicants applying to study a Masters in SPRU, to celebrate and continue the legacy of Geoffrey Oldham.

What you get

£10,000, awarded as a tuition fee reduction.

Type of award

Tuition fee reduction


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have accepted an offer of a full time place on one of the following Masters courses in SPRU:

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you already have another Sussex scholarship.

Number of scholarships available



1 June 2020 23:59

How to apply

You must apply for this scholarship after you accept an offer of a place on an eligible course.

You need to have excellent academic scores to date.  You also need to provide a statement of academic interests when you apply. We assess this statement on how well you demonstrate the following:

  • clear and specific goals with what you aim to do after you finish your Masters
  • significant work experience or extra-curricular activities related to your chosen Masters
  • how your research interests will contribute to furthering Geoffrey Oldham’s work on Science and Technology and Gender.

Please complete the application form below.

Apply for the Geoffrey Oldham Memorial Scholarship


Geoffrey Oldham co-founded the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) in 1966.

He served as Deputy Director before becoming Director in 1982, and his work on science and technology policy and developing countries is unparalleled.

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We will contact all applicants when a final decision has been made, and you should receive a decision by the end of July 2020.


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 June 2020 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: