For your personal statement you should answer the following three questions (no more than 200 words for each answer).
In a few paragraphs, please describe your interest in studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, concentrating on how your time at the RCS will impact you as a student, as a professional, and as an artist.
Please write a 500 word essay on why you wish to participate in the program. This is the opportunity to demonstrate motivation to embark on the program and should also discuss any voluntary or campaigning experience which you feel are relevant to your application.
All undergraduate Summer Research placement applicants should submit a brief interest statement along with their other application requirements via Passport. This will be essential to gauge each candidate’s aptitude for research. Please be sure to list any pertinent lab science courses, field study and undergraduate research experience.
Applicants must indicate a preferred research topic and two alternates. A complete list of research topics for each location is available on the program page.
Please provide a personal statement of 750 words in Spanish* about your interest in studying abroad in Cuba. This essay will be used both to determine your interest and your level of Spanish proficiency.
In a few paragraphs, please describe your reasons for applying to Oxford. As the Personal Essay is an important part of the review process, please submit an essay that is at least a page in length and include detailed and specific examples behind your choice of program.
Students should rather concentrate on information including:
Simply saying that you wish to attend Oxford because it is prestigious and you feel you deserve a placement because of your academic performance will not be well-received. Instead, be specific, be serious, be engaging, and - above all - proofread!
If your program is not listed above, then please submit a statement that reflects your academic strengths and interests, your motivations for studying abroad, and how studying abroad may affect your future academic and professional plans. You should also comment on why your program is the best fit to help you achieve your study abroad goals. (300-400 words)