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Scholarships at University of Cambridge

There are 30 scholarships available at University of Cambridge.

Sri Lankan Languages Fund

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applications to the Fund can be made for course fees, travel costs and accommodation. Please note that you are unlikely to be awarded the full cost of your project so you may need additional sources of funding.

Application details

There is no deadline for applications, which will be considered on a rolling basis.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

9,406 - 1,88,111

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Applications to the Fund can be made for course fees, travel costs and accommodation.

Application deadline

Expected August 2021

Jesus College Dunne Fund - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Awards are made from The Dunne Fund at Jesus College to students in training for the ordained ministry of the Church of England, doing a degree at Jesus College as part of their training. The amount of the award varies, but is intended to help cover the cost of fees. The award is available to students in training for the ordained Ministry of the Church of England, doing a degree at Jesus College as part of their training.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

47,028 - 2,35,139

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

The amount of the award varies, but is intended to help cover the cost of fees.

Application deadline

Expected August 2021

Jesus College Lady Kay Scholarship - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Jesus College elects a Lady Kay Scholar for a period of up to three years. The award is made to a Jesus College student pursuing a course of theological study or research in the University of Cambridge, who has already obtained a first or second class in any Tripos and declares the intention of seeking Holy Orders in the Church of England. The award is for £500 per year, in addition to £2000 per year towards the University Composition Fee, subject to satisfactory progress. Additional eligibility criteria: The elected scholar must have declared the intention of seeking Holy Orders in the Church of England.

Application details

Automatically considered when you apply for postgraduate study

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

2,35,139

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Application deadline

Expected August 2021

Fitzwilliam College Hirst-Player Studentship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The Hirst Player Scholarship is funded from income from the Fund established in memory of Eric Noel Player and Wilfrid Bertram Hirst (both Fitzwilliam Hall 1911-14) to provide bursaries and studentships for men or women, preferably ordinands, reading for a Degree or a Diploma in Theology. May be awarded to students needing assistance with fees or living costs ( this award is for 1 year only - and it cannot be used towards the financial undertaking required for admission to the course). Also preferred - Intention to take Holy Orders in a Christian Church.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

47,028 - 2,19,149

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Application deadline

Expected September 2021

Fitzwilliam College Shipley Studentship - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The Studentship is normally awarded to a candidate about to begin their course of research at Cambridge, and is competitive on the grounds of academic merit. Additional eligibility criteria: Research in the Faculty of Divinity; Exceptionally, research on a theological topic, in another faculty, also accepted. This scholarship may not be used towards the financial undertaking required for admission to the course.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,37,321

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Application deadline

Expected September 2021

Fitzwilliam College Graduate Scholarship - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The award is intended for 'top up' funding towards conference travel or other research costs. It cannot be used towards the financial undertaking required for admission to the course.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,37,321

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

Expected September 2021

Fitzwilliam College E. D. Davies Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The E D Davies Scholarships were established in 1995 by a bequest from Mr E D Davies (BA 1931), who read Geography and History at Fitzwilliam House between 1928 and 1931. The award is intended for 'top up' funding towards conference travel or other research costs. It cannot be used towards the financial undertaking required for admission to the course.

Application details

Applicants for the Fitzwilliam College Graduate Scholarship are automatically considered for the Fitzwilliam College ED Davies Scholarships. Only one application is required.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

1,37,321

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

Expected September 2021

Fitzwilliam College J. R. W. Alexander Law Book Grants - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Students starting the LLM course or the MCL course as members of Fitzwilliam College will be awarded a Law Book Grant to the value of £100. The J R W Alexander Studentship was established in 1989 by the Fitzwilliam Society Trust to commemorate the name of the founder and first secretary and treasurer of the Fitzwilliam Society, J R W Alexander, CBE (1897-1985). who read History and Law at Fitzwilliam and proceeded to the degrees of BA and LLB in 1924. Automatically considered when you apply for postgraduate study.

Application details

No application necessary. All students starting the course, as members of Fitzwilliam College, are automatically awarded the book grant.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

9,406

Paid to successful student

Per year

Application deadline

Expected October 2020

Jesus College Charles Rawlinson Graduate Choral Scholarship - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

For graduate students who have the experience and wish to participate fully in the College choirs either as an organ scholar or a choral scholar.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

47,028

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Application deadline

31 October 2020

Abba Eban Studentship - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Automatically considered when you apply for postgraduate study. Planned research field must be concentrated in the area of Middle Eastern studies.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

2,82,167

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Application deadline

3 December 2020

Jesus College Isaac Newton Trust Matched Scholarship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Three College Newton Trust Matched Scholarships are awarded annually for graduate applicants to assist with the costs of one year Masters courses. The awards are a colloboration between Jesus College and the Isaac Newton Trust. Recipients of outstanding merit are selected jointly by both bodies.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Simón Bolívar Bursaries - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Bursaries of on average £5000 for students undertaking the MPhil in Latin American Studies, which can be used for fees or maintenance.

Application details

Automatically considered when you apply for postgraduate study.

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

94,056 - 4,70,278

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

A.J. Pressland Fund Bursaries

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Cannot be a final-year student, i.e. MUST be returning to University of Cambridge to study for at least one year post-award. Must be studying within one of the Schools of the Biological Sciences, the Physical Sciences, Technology or Clinical Medicine. Applications from students in the Schools of Arts and Humanities, and the Humanities and Social Sciences will not be accepted.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

9,406 - 94,056

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Applications for bursaries can be made for course fees, travel costs and accommodation.

Richards Fund

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants should be PhD students embarking on field research in their second year of study (whether their first year of training was pre-field PhD or MRES).

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

47,028 - 2,35,139

Paid to successful student

Once

Ridgeway-Venn Travel Studentship

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Applicants should write to the Fund with brief details of their proposed project, including dates of travel, a short description of the nature and purpose of the research project (usually no more than one A4 page) and an itemised estimated travel budget. Applicants should be PhD Students intenting to travel for fieldwork research before the end of the next academic year. Applicants should be PhD students in either the Department of Social Anthropology or the Department of Archaeology.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

9,406 - 1,41,083

Paid to successful student

Once

Further funding details

Funding for current students: Conferences and fieldwork; Travel

Jesus College Graduate Tutor's Discretionary Fund

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

At the Graduate Tutor's discretion, funding may be awarded directly to an exceptional applicant to match an existing source of funds for a PhD programme. Students who are self-funded are not eligible. Preference will be given to students who have requested Jesus College as their first choice on their University application. The scholarship recipient is selected by Jesus College. There is no separate application required. Automatically considered when you apply for postgraduate study.

Application details

Please the contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Rowan Williams Cambridge Studentships - 2020/21

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

To be eligible, applicants need to: hold a conditional offer of admission to the University of Cambridge for any degree; be from an area of instability or zone of conflict; be, or have been, at risk of discrimination, persecution, suffering, violence or other abuse of their human rights. Applicants do not need to have Refugee status. Graduate applicants should apply by the Graduate Funding deadline for their chosen course of study, and be offered conditional admission to the University of Cambridge; tick the box to apply for funding, and fill in the Cambridge Trust section of the online form stating how they meet the eligibility criteria, as part of their application for admission through the University’s Applicant Portal. Undergraduate applicants should apply for admission to the University of Cambridge in the normal way via a UCAS application and by the published deadline; if offered conditional admission by a Cambridge College, complete an Application for Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies offered by the Cambridge Trust (sent by the College at time of conditional offer) including a Personal Statement of how they meet the eligibility criteria. Note for applicants: You are encouraged to use the Trust’s scholarship search to find all the awards for which you be eligible. Selection panels will assess applications taking regard of the severity of barriers faced to pursuing higher education at the University of Cambridge. The Trust will notify successful applicants by the end of May prior to commencement of their course. Additional eligibility criteria: The applicant must hold a conditional offer of admission to the University of Cambridge for any degree; must be from an area of instability or zone of conflict; must be, or have been, at risk of discrimination, persecution, suffering, violence or other abuse of their human rights. Applicants do not need to have Refugee status.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

20,69,221 - 42,32,498

Paid to successful student

Per year

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Jesus College Nick Mills Scholarship in Conservation Leadership

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

The award is made to an outstanding MPhil in Conservation Leadership overseas applicant. The scholarship recipient is selected by Fauna and Flora International and the Department of Geography. Additional eligibility criteria: Must be studying for the MPhil in Conservation Leadership. Must be an overseas applicant for fees purposes.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

This scholarship covers fees and living costs

Michael Blank Cambridge Trust Masters Scholarship in Economics or Finance and Economics

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

In collaboration with the Cambridge Trust, Darwin College is offering an award of up to £15,000 for Masters students in either Economics or Finance and Economics for the academic year 2019-20. All candidates who indicate that they are applying for funding and whose applications are received by the University's funding deadline will be considered for this award, which is allocated on the basis of a University-wide competition. Applications for this award are made via the University's standard postgraduate application process. If not already accepted by Darwin, the winner must transfer to Darwin.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Further funding details

An award of up to £15,000 for Masters students in either Economics or Finance and Economics for the academic year

AHSS Bursary Scheme

Level of study

Postgraduate

Student requirements

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral/PhD students ONLY can apply for a bursary to cover the costs of the following types of tuition, which must be taken during the academic year in which the bursary is granted: CULP course; attendance at other fee-charging courses offered within the University or externally. Additional eligibility criteria: Only PhD students from the Schools of Arts and Humanities, and the Humanities and Social Sciences will be considered.

Application details

Please contact the provider

Funding type

Bursary

Bursary value

4,703 - 14,108

Paid to successful student

Once

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