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History Scholarship

This award is available to a student returning to St Anselm Hall to support them in organising the History Society and its accompanying activities, and helping them manage the Hall's extensive archives.

About the Award


Who can apply?

The award is worth £500.

Anyone living in St Anselm Hall who is returning the following year.

Number of Awards

There is no limit to the number of years a student can apply for and win this award.

Number of Recipients

The scholarship can be split between students at the discretion of the judges.

Applying for the History Scholarship

Everything you need to know about applying.

This scholarship is open to any student living in St Anselm Hall who will return to the Hall the following year. Please read through the information before you complete your application.

  • The History Scholar will be expected to lead the History Society and develop its activities.

  • The History Scholar is also expected to be involved in managing the Hall's extensive archive alongside the Association's Hall Archivist.

  • The History scholar can be a student from any discipline.

  • For more information about the history of St Anselm Hall, click here.

Writing an application

Online Application

Please note that applications for the History scholarship are only accepted in the autumn term.

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The history of the History Society

The History Society was established in 1930 by the Warden Duncan Armytage, and was open to students reading history only. It is the oldest and most prestigious of the Hall’s societies. Papers were delivered by Hall students, SCR members and staff of the University’s history department. Today the Society is an open and inclusive extracurricular aspect of the hall open to those of all academic disciplines.

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