• Dunelm

    Funding future talent

    Trevelyan Scholarships and Bursaries


Trevelyan offers a number of named bursaries to students for a variety of purposes. If you would like to discuss establishing a named (or anonymous) student bursary, then please contact Thomas, the Alumni and Development Officer. Or make a single donation here.

Trevelyan Trust Travel Bursaries

The Trevelyan Trust offers Bursaries to current undergraduate or postgraduate students of the College. These small to medium sized Bursaries are for contribution to travel and fieldwork projects related or relevant to current or future academic work, which will normally be undertaken during the forthcoming summer vacation.

Awards will usually be made to students returning to Durham, whose travel plans relate directly to their academic work in the next academic year.

These Bursaries are offered to students of any discipline, for academic related travel or fieldwork, overseas or at home.

Marion Zunz Travel Scholarship

This Scholarship of £500 is in the name of Marion Zunz, a graduate of this College. It is offered specifically for home or overseas fieldwork in one or more of the following areas:

  • The study of animals in their natural habitats.
  • Ecological and environmental sustainability of natural habitats.
  • Anthropological and sociological study of all human communities at varying stages of development, in relation to the natural world in which they reside.
  • Natural habitats in relation to sustainable development of human communities.

As part of their application students should consider the wider implications of their study and how the results of their experience

Anita Milne Scholarship

This scholarship, to the value of £200, is available to help support all postgraduate research students with travel costs associated with academic activities related to their research programme.

Helena Margaret Biss Scholarship

One award of £450 is offered by an alumna of the College, Mrs Vicky Nobles, in memory of her grandmother. This Scholarship is open to students of Classics or Chinese in the first instance, but applications from students of other arts subjects may be considered. Awards will be made on the basis of academic attainment and promise. This award is open to undergraduate students in any year of study. The Scholarship may be devoted to academic-related travel, or to other plans which will contribute to academic work in the stated areas.

Southern Hemisphere Research Scholarship

This scholarship of £250 is available to help support all undergraduate and postgraduate research fieldwork with travel costs to Southern Hemisphere locations associated with academic activities relating to their degree programme.  Examples of projects could be, undergraduate field-based geology mapping dissertations, postgraduate ethnographical fieldwork…..

There is no discipline restriction but conference participation is not included.

A Southern Hemisphere country refers to those countries that wholly or partly below the equator i.e. Kenya and Brazil qualify.

A copy of the dissertation, report, or academic paper resulting from the fieldwork should be submitted to college as condition of the scholarship.

Academic Prize Winners 2017

The following students were awarded a Joan Bernard Scholarship of £200.00:

Isabella Young          Hannah Atherton

The following students were awarded awarded a Sir James Knott Scholarship of £100.00:

Stephen Lowes Phoebe Hughes

William Hewitt          Daniel Elcoat

Lorna Reeve

The following students were awarded awarded a Trevelyan Alumni Second Year Prize of £100.00:

Samuel Avis          Dominic Stafford

Lydia Edwards       Helen Diamond

Ellen Paterson       Joshua Butler

The following student was awarded the Nigel and Susan Martin Academic Scholarship of £200.00:

Kiera Doughty

The following students were awarded awarded a Trevelyan Trust First Year Prize of £100.00:

Juliette Holland        Coral Hoban

Oliver Webb             Anina Koehler

Uthmaan Ishmaeel   Laura Hosford

The following student was awarded The Yvonne Harvey Prize for first year examination performance in Archaeology for £200.00:

Benton Walters

The following student was awarded The Yvonne Harvey Prize for first year examination performance in History for £200.00:

Henry Morris



Trevelyan College
Durham University
Elvet Hill Road
Durham
DH1 3LN

+44 (0) 191 334 7016
trevelyan.development@durham.ac.uk