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 applicants who qualify for Home (UK) fees status 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 theMargaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship 2023 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 rate of £4,712 per annum (2023/24 rate).  A maintenance allowance of approximately £18,622 per annum* and access to a travel and conference fund (max. £500 per annum*) will also be provided. Scholarships commence in September 2023. 

Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship 2023 Project Details

Project Title 1: Global Crises: Covid and Climate Change Refugees

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How to Apply 

To be considered, candidates must complete the usual full online PhD application AND the specific Margaret Wooloff PhD Scholarship Application Form 2023

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

To make a full PhD application, firstly visit our course pages and find the details of the course for which you wish to apply.  Once you have found your chosen course page, select the “Apply Now” button to start your application.  

The Postgraduate Admissions Application Portal will ask you to provide us with your personal details, confirm your course selection(s) and upload documents in support of your application.  Please have you supporting documents saved in PDF format and ready to upload to your online application. 

At the same time, the completed Margaret Wooloff Scholarship Application Form 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. 

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