Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship

Mary Margaret Wooloff (1920-2016)

Margaret Wooloff was an active member of the Old Students’ Association (OSA).  She graduated from Aberystwyth University with a degree in French in 1942 and a teaching qualification in 1943. After teaching in post-war Paris, she embarked on a prestigious career in teaching, and was the former headmistress of Queen Elizabeth Grammar School for Girls and Queen Elizabeth Cambria School, Carmarthen (1960-1983). 

Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship - Details of the Award & Available Projects

Open to Home/EU applicants only, there are three full-time PhD scholarships available.  These will be allocated one per Faculty and on a competitive basis to three of the projects described in the Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship 2020 Project Details

Those awarded a Margaret Wooloff Scholarship will receive a grant for up to three years which will cover their tuition fees up to the UK/EU rate of £4,407 per annum (2019/2020 rate).  A maintenance allowance of approximately £15,009 per annum* and access to a travel and conference fund (max. £500 per annum*) will also be provided. Scholarships commence in September 2020.

 *Value of award is subject to confirmation for 2020-2021

How to Apply

To be considered, candidates must complete the usual full online PhD application AND the specific Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship Application Form 2020

The completed Margaret Wooloff Scholarship Application Form should be submitted via our online Postgraduate Application Portal at the point of application.  


At the same time, it should also be sent as an attachment by email to Prof Reyer Zwiggelaar (, Head of Graduate School, with the subject heading MARGARET WOOLOFF SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION.

The deadline for applications for a Margaret Wooloff Scholarship commencing in September 2020 is 1 July 2020. 

Terms & Conditions of the Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship 2020

Please ensure that you read the Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship Terms & Conditions 2020 thoroughly.

Any Questions?

If you have any specific queries regarding the projects listed, please contact the main supervisor associated with the project. 

If you have any queries about the postgraduate application process please contact