Programmes & Competitions

SMITHSONIAN UK INTERNSHIPS

The Smithsonian UK Charitable Trust is supporting three internships, open to all Pembroke undergraduate students from all subjects, at the Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya. The deadline for applications is March 27th, 2019 - see here for more details on what is provided and how to apply. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity so don't miss out!

ROKOS AWARDS (for science research internships)

  • Pembroke’s undergraduates studying STEM subjects are eligible to apply for the Rokos Awards, intended to support students looking to enhance their studies and scientific knowledge.

  • This opportunity is open to all non-finalist undergraduates studying Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Experimental Psychology, PPL, Mathematics, Physics, or Pre-clinical medicine.

  • The Rokos Awards meet the full cost of students undertaking academic summer internships in Oxford, including free accommodation in Pembroke (subject to availability, Aug-Sept only). Up to £1000 for academic expenses and £100 per week for personal expenses is available

  • For more information about eligibility and how to apply click here.  You can obtain an application form by emailing the Academic Office or by downloading a PDF here. Please contact us for a Word document if you do not have PDF editing software as all applications should be sent by email.

  • The deadline for Hilary Term applications is 5pm Friday 9th February, and for Trinity term applications is 5pm Friday 24th May. Applications should be sent to the Academic Office by email before the deadline. Applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible, especially if they will require accomodation in College.

READ 2018 ROKOS INTERNSHIP STUDENT REPORTS

 

TECHNOS INTERNATIONAL EVENT

For second year undergraduates

  • The prestigious Technos International event takes place annually at the end of Trinity Term.

  • Four 2nd year undergraduate students and a member of the teaching faculty spend two weeks in Japan at the invitation of the Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust.

  • The event aims to promote international exchange and understanding between the participants and the students and faculty of Technos International Colleges, as well as to offer the group the opportunity to experience and appreciate Japanese life and culture.

  • The costs of international and domestic transportation, accommodation and, to a limited extent, group meals in Japan will be met by Tanaka Ikueikai Educational Trust.

READ 2017 TECHNOS TRIP REPORTS

Contact academic.office@pmb.ox.ac.uk for more details.

Technos International Event 2016 - Photo by Dom Saad

 

Technos International Event 2016 - Photo by Lydie Sheehan

 

JCR ART FUND GEORGE JENKIN PRIZE

For undergraduate students

  • The Pembroke College JCR Art Fund Collection is dedicated to supporting student artists, especially those in the early stages of their career.

  • In Hilary Term, submissions are invited for the George Jenkin Prize, where entrants are tasked with illustrating a poem as chosen by our judges, who are Pembroke fellows.

  • Prizes are £100, £50 and £25 for first, second and third place respectively.

Contact jcr.artfund@pmb.ox.ac.uk for more details.

 

JCR ART FUND ARTS WEEK EXHIBITION PRIZES

For undergraduate students

  • During 'Arts Week' in Trinity Term each year, the JCR Art Fund Collection hosts an exhibition of student art work in the gallery.

  • This exhibition provides a platform for artists within the College who may or may not be studying art as their main subject.

  • The exhibition is judged by an external art expert and prizes are given to the best three works (£150, £100 and £75). 

Contact jcr.artfund@pmb.ox.ac.uk for more details.