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Tuffnell Scholarship

Founded in 1878 under the will of Charles John Tuffnell

  1. A Scholarship, known as the Tuffnell Scholarship, may be awarded in each session.

  2. The Scholarship is awarded by the Council on the recommendation of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

  3. The Scholarship is awarded for Chemistry.

  4. The annual value of the Tuffnell Scholarship may fluctuate from year to year but will be in the region of £500.

  5. A candidate must be a undergraduate of the University of London and must not have been registered for a degree course for more than three years prior to the award. They must not have completed their twenty-fifth year of age on the 1 July in the session in which the award is made.

  6. Candidates must send written notice of their intention to compete for the Scholarship to the Registrar of the College on or before 15 May.

  7. The qualification of candidates are considered by the Head of the Department of Chemistry.

  8. Normally the Scholar elected must pursue a course of study and research for a higher degree at University College. They may be permitted, in exceptional circumstances, to pursue a course elsewhere if the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences approves.

  9. The Scholarship is awarded in the first instance for one session, but may be renewed for a second session on the recommendation of the Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

  10. The payment of the Scholarship is made in three equal instalments on 15 November, 15 February, and 15 May. Alternatively, if the student has so requested, it may be applied to the payment of fees.

  11. Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.