Anne McLaren Award for Excellence

Kellogg College is delighted to offer the Anne McLaren Award for Excellence to a scientist or social scientist. Candidates will be preferred who identify with  Anne McLaren’s commitment to the support of junior women scientists, those from disadvantaged backgrounds, developing countries, or who are prevented from realising early potential through circumstances beyond their control, and those whose career has been interrupted by parenting.

To be eligible you must be a current student at Kellogg College studying in the field of science or social science on either a full-time or part-time basis.

The value of the award is £2000 and the recipient will be required to provide a lay summary of no more than 400 words detailing a summary of the research, presentation, and dissemination activity that the award supports.

To apply for the Anne McLaren Award for Excellence please complete the application form explaining how your research and, if relevant, dissemination activity make you a suitable candidate. Please return the completed application form to scholarships@kellogg.ox.ac.uk by Noon on Monday 22 January 2018. Anne McLaren Award for Excellence Application Form 2017-18

You will need to arrange for your Supervisor to provide a short reference explaining why you are a suitable candidate for the Anne McLaren Award for Excellence separately to scholarships@kellogg.ox.ac.uk by Noon on Monday 22 January 2018.

Anne McLaren, DBE, Hon DSc, FRS (1927-2007) was a leading figure in the developmental biology, making a significant contribution to genetics. She was a strong supporter of the principles of public engagement, access and innovation – principles that are at the heart of Kellogg’s mission.