Scholarships and Exhibitions
Scholarships (£300 per annum) and Exhibitions (£150 per annum) are awarded to mark academic achievement and/or exceptional promise. They are awarded to undergraduates in their second or subsequent years, and are held to the end of the academic year in which the award is made. Re-election is conditional on maintained work and progress. Awards are made on the basis of recommendations from subject tutors.
The Old Members' Scholarships and Exhibitions (£300 and £150 per annum respectively) are awarded on the recommendation of tutors to those who, in addition to academic work of Scholarship or Exhibition standard, make an outstanding contribution to the College community.
One Gluckstein Scholarship (currently £400 per annum) may be awarded each year to a student reading for the BA in Law, normally in the first term of his or her final year, who appears to the Law tutors to have demonstrated academic excellence, and who shows promise for a successful career in the legal field.
Up to eleven Lord Crewe Scholarships (£700) are awarded annually on the basis of tutors' and advisers' recommendations, to mark outstanding work by undergraduates.
Up to three Peter Atkins Awards (£700) are awarded annually on tutors' recommendations for outstanding work by undergraduates in Chemistry.
One Stephen Gill Award (£700) is awarded annually on tutors' recommendations for outstanding work by an undergraduate in English Language and Literature.
Please also see the section on Choral and Organ Scholarships.
Awards and Prizes
For excellent performance in University Examinations the College awards £100 for a First in the Final Honour School; £70 for a First in Honour Moderations or a distinction in the First Examination for the B.M.; and £50 for a distinction in Prelims or Law Moderations.
In addition the Stansbie Prize is awarded for the best performance in a science Final Honours School and the Anne-Marie Drummond Prize for the best performance in a humanities or social sciences Final Honours School.
Tutors may nominate students who perform exceptionally well in Collections for a prize of book tokens.
The Fairbrother Prize is awarded for the best essay on a topic in Philosophy (broadly interpreted) written by an undergraduate. The conditions for the competition are circulated in Hilary Term and can be downloaded here.
Miles Morland Foundation Hardship Award
Thanks to the generosity of the Miles Morland Foundation, the College is offering hardship awards to Lincoln students from Africa who have financial aid needs not covered by other sources. The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting students who will further the development of Africa through their studies, community service or future career plans. If you would like to apply for funds please send a letter to the College Office listing your specific financial needs, your current studies, and your post-graduation plans.
North American Graduate Hardship Award
Thanks to the generosity of alumni living in the Canada and United States, the College is offering hardship awards to Lincoln graduate students who have financial aid needs not covered by other sources. If you would like to apply for funds please send a letter to the Development Office c/o Jane Mitchell listing your specific financial needs.
Other sources of support
The Senior Tutor can grant up to £200 to undergraduate students to support academic activities e.g. conducting research outside Oxford. Application forms can be downloaded here or obtained from the Academic Administrator.