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Emily, 2nd Year

Dates and Deadlines


Herchel Smith Scholarships starting in September 2017 are open to members of Emmanuel College, whether currently resident or not, whose first degree (at Cambridge or elsewhere) was or will be completed between June 2012 and September 2017.

Application deadline

Applications are required to reach Professor Stephen Oakley (Executive Officer of the Scholarships to Harvard Committee) no later than Saturday 22nd October 2016. Candidates are required to name two or three referees, and to ask each of them to write a letter of support direct to the Professor Oakley, to reach him by the same date. Alternatively, letters of support may be enclosed with the application; see the further Information for instructions in this case.


A shortlisting meeting will be held in November, and shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend for interview in late November or early December. The interview date is likely to be Tuesday 29th November 2016, but candidates should seek confirmation before making any definite arrangements.


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