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Corte Studentship in Mathematics
Founded in 1953 under the will of Mrs Edith Abbott in memory of her adopted son Orazio Abbott Corte, BSc, a former student of the College, who was killed in action November 1916, in the First World War
- A Studentship, known as the Corte Studentship in Mathematics,
may be awarded
when there is a vacancy.
- The Studentship is awarded by the Council
on the recommendation of the
Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.
- The Studentship is awarded for Mathematics.
- The value of the Corte Studentship may fluctuate from
year to year but will
be in the region of £500.
- A candidate must have attained a graduate status before taking
Studentship. They need not be students of the College at the time of
- Candidates must send written notice of their intention
to compete for the
Studentship to the Registrar of the College on or before 15 May. They
particulars of their academic record and of the work they intend
to pursue in
the event of the Studentship being awarded to them.
- The qualifications of candidates are considered
by the Head of the
Department of Mathematics.
- Normally the Student elected must pursue a course of
study and research for
a higher degree at the University College. They may be permitted,
circumstances, to pursue a course elsewhere if the Faculty of Mathematical
Physical Sciences approves.
- The Studentship 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, if funds are available.
- If the Studentship is held at the College, payment is
made in three equal
instalments, on 15 November, 16 February, and 15 May.
Alternatively, if the
student has so requested, it may be applied to the payment of fees at
opening of the session, the residue, if any, being
payable on the dates in
question. Where the residue is less than £6, the whole amount is payable
November. If the Studentship is held elsewhere, payment is made
in such form as
may be determined by the Council.
- Awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations.