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Aker Scholarship at University of Cambridge

This scholarship is available to Norwegian students and students with a strong link to Norway, who are taking a Masters or PhD degree in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates should apply direct to the Aker Scholarship in the year before that in which they wish to start their studies in Cambridge and must apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the relevant funding deadline.

Value:

Variable, but sufficient to ensure that the full cost of study at the University of Cambridge is covered.

Funding partners:

AlThuraya Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from a number of Middle Eastern and North African countries, whose subject falls within the fields of Genetic Sciences, Bioinformatics, Public Health, Law, Computer Sciences and Telecommunications, Energy or Water Science.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

ANID-Chile Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from Chile in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to ANID.

Conditions:

Successful applicants will be required to submit certain documents to ANID before receiving confirmation of the scholarship, and to sign an undertaking to return to Chile after completion of their studies in Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return airfare

Funding partners:

Beit Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants normally resident in Zambia, Zimbabwe or Malawi in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Beit Trust by the published deadline, and meet the necessary conditions for award of a scholarship from the Beit Trust.

Conditions:

  • Applicants must show evidence of intention to return to their home country at the end of the period of study.
  • Priority will be given to applicants with some work experience.
  • This scholarship is not available for students taking the MBA or MFin.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

plus some other allowances

Funding partners:

Bhutan King's Scholarship at the University of Cambridge

This scholarship is available to Masters-level applicants from Bhutan, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Priority will be given to those applying for courses within the fields of Education, Law, Journalism, Economics, Management, Public Policy, International Relations, Political Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Environmental Studies, Public Health and Medicine.
  • Applicants should show a firm commitment to return to work in Bhutan after completion of the degree.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Travel expenses

Funding partners:

Boustany Cambridge Pembroke Scholarship in Philosophy

This scholarship is only tenable at Pembroke College, and is offered every three years to a PhD applicant in Philosophy (next available in 2021/22).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Boustany Scholars will become members of Pembroke College.
  • Scholars are required to spend a 2-month internship at the Boustany Foundation.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Expenses relating to internship

Funding partners:

Brockmann Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Mexican applicants for Masters degrees in any subject, tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to Becas Magdalena O.Vda de Brockmann.

Conditions:

Scholars are required to return to work in Mexico within 2 years of completing their course in Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee (in the case of applicants for the MBA and MFin, the scholarship will pay the Fee at the average science rate, i.e. not the full Fee)

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Bseisu-University of Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants who are citizens of Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine or Syria, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship; only the application to the University of Cambridge

Conditions:

Priority will be given to those applying for courses within STEM subjects.  Candidates may apply for a Master's or PhD course in any subject, excluding those offered by the Schools of Arts and Humanities, and Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Cambridge

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Africa Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, in any subject, tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

and certain other expenses

Funding partners:

Cambridge Australia Scholarship

These scholarships are available to Australian applicants at Masters and PhD level, in all subjects, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should have gained, or be about to gain, a degree from a recognised Australian university.

Value:

Masters: part-cost scholarship

PhD: full-cost scholarship, covering University tuition fee, annual stipend (sufficient for a single person), and a contribution towards travel

Funding partners:

Cambridge Cancer Centre PhD Studentship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD candidates in fields relevant to the Cambridge Cancer Centre and its affiliates, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge International Scholarship

These prestigious scholarships are offered to candidates in any subject who are highly ranked by their prospective Departments within the University, and are awarded on the basis of academic ability and research potential, examination results, and references. The financial situation of candidates does not affect selection.  This scholarship is tenable at any College.

Further information can be found here.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University Composition Fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Marshall PhD Scholarship

This award is available to PhD applicants from the USA who are recipients of a two-year Marshall Scholarship.  This scholarship is tenable at any College, and in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should be US citizens who are recipients of a two-year Marshall Scholarship which they intend to apply to fund a PhD course at the University of Cambridge

Value:

The Cambridge Marshall PhD Scholarship will fund the University Composition Fee and a Maintenance Stipend sufficient for a single person for the third year of a three year PhD course

Funding partners:

Cambridge Schröder Scholarship in German Studies

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants of any nationality, in the field of German Studies.  It is tenable only at Jesus College.

Application:

No further application is required in addition to the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should list Jesus College as their first-choice college.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Cambridge Thai Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship may be awarded to Thai applicants at any degree level, undergraduate or postgraduate, and in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should require financial assistance in order to study in Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Cambridge Toshiba Japan and the World Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants for a PhD in the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies whose research aims to place Japan within the wider context of the world.  This scholarship is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Trust Scholarship (postgraduate)

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants in any subject and is tenable at any College.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

Contribution towards University tuition fee

Funding partners:

Cambridge Trust Scholarship (undergraduate)

This scholarship is available to international Undergraduate applicants in any subject.

Application:

International applicants who are offered a place by a Cambridge College will be sent an application form to apply for Cambridge Trust Scholarships; those applicants will also be considered for any other awards administered by the Cambridge Trust for which they are eligible.

Value:

Contribution towards University tuition fee

Funding partners:

Cambridge UK Masters Scholarship

These scholarships are available to UK applicants with 'Home' fee status for one-year MPhil courses of study.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

A contribution of £12,000 towards the costs of study, payable towards the University tuition fee in the first instance, with any remaining balance being paid as maintenance (living allowance)

Funding partners:

Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from New Zealand in the fields of Science and Technology, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to the Royal Society Te Apārangi-Rutherford Foundation.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Annual return economy airfare between NZ and UK

Funding partners:

Carlos and Gabriela Rodriguez-Pastor Scholarship at Cambridge

This scholarship is available to undergraduate applicants from Latin America in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Priority will be given to resident citizens of Peru.

Value:

University tuition fee

College fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person) pro-rata for course

Funding partners:

Charlie Perkins Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Australian students who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, applying to take a Masters or PhD at the University of Cambridge, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Charlie Perkins Trust.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (suffcient for a single person)

Annual travel allowance

Funding partners:

Chevening/Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from countries in which Chevening Scholarships are awarded, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Chevening programme before their published deadlines.

Conditions:

Applicants should demonstrate leadership potential, and require financial assistance to study at the University of Cambridge. Check your country on the Chevening website for any subject priorities.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Some other expenses

Funding partners:

Churchill Studentships

The Trust joins with Churchill College to offer a number of studentships.  They are only tenable at Churchill College, and are not awarded annually.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Candidates should select Churchill as their first choice College. 

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Clutton-Brock Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants from Zimbabwe, and is only tenable at Magdalene College.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Candidates will normally be under the age of 35 and resident in Zimbabwe.
  • Candidates should be offered admission to Magdalene College.
  • Priority will be given to applicants in subjects relevant to the needs of Zimbabwe.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution to return airfare

Funding partners:

Commonwealth (Cambridge) Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants from developing member countries of the Commonwealth, at Masters or PhD level in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for single person)

Return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Commonwealth Shared Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from certain developing member countries of the Commonwealth.  Please check the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission's web site for the full list of eligible countries.  This scholarship is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge and being made a conditional offer of admission, candidates will be asked to apply using the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission Electronic Application System.

Conditions:

  • An applicant's proposed course of study must be relevant to the development of their home country.  Current eligible courses at the University of Cambridge are African Studies, Conservation Leadership, Development Studies, Education (Globalisation and Development), Engineering for Sustainable Development, Health Medicine & Society, Modern South Asian Studies, Public Policy.  For further information on these courses, please see the University's Postgraduate Prospectus.
  • Successful applicants are required to return to their home country within one month of the end of the scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

CONACYT Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to Mexican PhD applicants in any subject, tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, applicants must also apply to CONACYT by their published deadline.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Croucher Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates from Hong Kong, in the fields of Natural Sciences, Technology and Medicine, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to The Croucher Foundation.

Conditions:

This scholarship is not available to applicants to Clinical Medicine courses.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

CSC Cambridge Masters Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Chinese applicants for Masters degrees in a range of subjects, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to the application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the China Scholarship Council.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should have a degree from a recognised university in the People's Republic of China.
  • Each year the China Scholarship Council sets a range of priority subjects.
  • This award is not available to candidates for the degrees of MBA or MFin.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

CSC Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Chinese PhD applicants in a range of academic subjects, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to the application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the China Scholarship Council.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should have a degree from a recognised university in the People's Republic of China.
  • Each year the China Scholarship Council sets a range of priority subjects.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants who are citizens of Japan.  It is available for any course (subject to a tuition fee maximum of £35,000) and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee up to a maximum of £35,000

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

DeepMind Cambridge Scholarship

The DeepMind Cambridge Scholarship is a programme to support and encourage under-represented groups to pursue postgraduate education.  This scholarship is available to female applicants and/or black applicants with Home Fee status who wish to study for a Master’s degree in Advanced Computer Science or Machine Learning or for a PhD in Computer Science at Cambridge.  This scholarship is tenable at any college.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • applicants should be female and/or Black-African, Black-Caribbean or Black-other ethnicity; and
  • have Home Fee status (United Kingdom or Ireland residence); and
  • be studying, or have accepted an offer to study, for an MPhil in Advanced Computer Science or Machine Learning, or for a PhD in Computer Science (research topic in Machine Learning)

Value:

University tuition fee 

Annual Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Other allowances considered on a need basis

Funding partners:

Grace and Thomas C.H. Chan Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in the fields of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Scholars must have been nominated for a Cambridge International Scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Gulbenkian Yuval Cambridge Studentship at Churchill College

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in any subject.  It is only tenable at Churchill College, and is not awarded annually.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Candidates should select Churchill as their first choice College.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person - the value may vary if a candidate receives additional funding from other sources)

Funding partners:

HEC Pakistan Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD applicants from Pakistan for study in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates must apply to the University of Cambridge by the relevant funding deadline, and apply to the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.

Value:

University Composition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Hiroyuki Nakagawa Cambridge Graduate Scholarship in Japanese Studies

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants of any nationality pursuing a PhD in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (Japanese Studies) at the University of Cambridge.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

HRH The Prince of Wales Commonwealth Scholarship

These scholarships are available to Masters applicants from Commonwealth nations, tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should be from one of the 53 member nations of the Commonwealth.
  • This scholarship is available to those who wish to undertake a degree course with a focus on practical themes affecting the future of the Commonwealth including ‘people’ (for example, sustainable communities including culture, economy, history for a sustainable future), ‘planet’ (for example, climate change, oceans, biodiversity) and ‘catalyst’ (for example, sustainable financing, private sector engagement in green and social impact).

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Hughes Hall Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an applicant who has been nominated to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship, and is only tenable at Hughes Hall.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Priority will be given to applicants who are currently members of Hughes Hall.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Inlaks Cambridge Scholarship

This award is available to Indian postgraduate applicants (Masters or PhD level), and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply direct to the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation.

Conditions:

The scholarship is not tenable in the fields of Business Studies, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Music or Public Health.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

IsDB Cambridge Masters Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Masters applicants from IsDB member countries, in the fields of Science and Technology, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Islamic Development Bank.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

IsDB Cambridge PhD Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD applicants from IsDB member countries, in the fields of Science and Technology, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Islamic Development Bank.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Jameel Education Foundation Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates from a range of countries, who are highly ranked by their prospective Departments within the University, and are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, research potential, and the potential for the research to contribute to the future development of the scholar's home country or region.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Priority will be given to research projects in the fields of Sustainable Organic Desert Agriculture (including, for example, plant growth-promoting Rhizobacteria & Mycorrhizae, irrigation technology and systems, reduction of water consumption, rediscovery of ancient desert crops, micronutrients), Plant-based Medicine and Pharmacy, Renewable Energy Production, and Education.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend

Annual research expenses

Funding partners:

Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand or Vietnam.  It is awarded in any academic subject, and is only tenable at Downing College, Magdalene College, Peterhouse or Trinity College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, selected candidates will be asked by the Trust to apply for a Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship.

Conditions:

Candidates should apply to and be offered admission to one of the following colleges: Downing College, Magdalene College, Peterhouse, Trinity College.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Indian PhD applicants in any academic subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Jusoor Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Masters applicants from Syria, in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University Composition Fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Kaho Cambridge Graduate Scholarship in Japanese Studies

This scholarship is available to applicants for a PhD in the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies whose research aims to place Japan within the wider context of the world.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

 

Funding partners:

Khazanah Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Malaysian applicants for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

It may be awarded in any academic subject (excluding Medicine), but priority will be given to applications in Biosciences (Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genomics), Business, Economics, Electronics, Engineering, Finance, Law, Material Sciences, Nanotechnology and Public Health.

Application:

In addition to an application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Yayasan Khazanah.

Students who are applying to start a new degree course and students in the first year of a BA or PhD course are eligible to apply.

Conditions:

  • Undergraduate applicants should be under 20 years of age, and postgraduate applicants should be under 40 years of age.
  • Successful applicants will be required to return to work in Malaysia for the number of years equal to the length of their scholarship (minimum 2 years).

Value:

University tuition fee

College Fee (for undergraduates)

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

LEGO Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants of any nationality, whose research will contribute to the work of the University of Cambridge's Centre for Research on Play in Education, Development and Learning, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (for a single person)

Funding partners:

LMB Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available for PhD applicants in Molecular Biology, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

However, applicants who are eligible for an LMB Cambridge Scholarship should follow the instructions here.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

Luzio Vice-Chancellor's Award

This scholarship is available to Home PhD applicants in the fields of Arts and Humanities, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.

Application:

No separate application is necessary for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Mandela Magdalene College Scholarship

This award is available to Masters applicants from South Africa, in any subject, and is only tenable at Magdalene College.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Candidates should be offered admission to Magdalene College.
  • Priority will be given to applications in subjects relevant to the needs of South Africa.
  • Successful scholars will be expected to return to South Africa to work or study after completion of their course in Cambridge.

Value:

Variable (according to the applicant's means)

Funding partners:

Masonic Charitable Foundation

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants with Home fee status who intend to pursue research in the field of neurodegenerative diseases, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Certain other expenses

Funding partners:

Minciencias Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Colombian applicants for PhD courses; any academic subject will be considered.  This scholarship is tenable at any College.  

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to Colciencias.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

MOHE Egypt Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Egyptian applicants who plan to take a PhD in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the MOHE Egypt.

Conditions:

At the time of applying, candidates should be working in a public university or research institute in Egypt, and be eligible to receive an MOHE Full Scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Travel between Egypt and the UK at the beginning and end of the scholarship

Funding partners:

Narotam Sekhsaria Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian candidates at either Masters or PhD level, in the fields of Pure and Applied Science, Social Science, Humanities, Law, Architecture and Management, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, applications should be made to the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

NIH Cambridge Trust Scholarship

This 4-year doctoral programme for US students is based on collaboration between two research labs – one in Cambridge and one in the NIH; each student is supervised jointly by a supervisor at each institution and spends, on average, half of their time at NIH in the US and half in Cambridge.  This scholarship is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates should visit the website of the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Programme for information on how to apply.

Conditions:

Candidates should be accepted onto the NIH MD/PhD programme as well as gaining admission to the University of Cambridge, and should be highly-ranked by their prospective department within Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

NUS Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants who are citizens and permanent residents of Singapore, in any subject.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should also apply to the National University of Singapore.

Conditions:

Successful applicants will be expected to work at the National University of Singapore upon completion of their PhD.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (for a single person)

Funding partners:

Omid Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Iran, in any subject, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should name St Edmund's College as their first-choice college, and should require financial assistance in order to study at Cambridge.
  • This scholarship does not support students taking the MBA or MFin courses.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Pemanda Monappa Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from India in the following subjects: Biological Sciences (excluding Medicine and Veterinary Medicine), Computer Science, Economics, English Literature, Law, Physical Sciences, Technology.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should require financial assistance in order to study at the University of Cambridge.
  • Applicants should also have a close connection with one of the following States: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu. (A close connection is defined as having completed a first degree at a recognized university in one of those States, or having been born in one of those States, or having completed the larger part of their school education in one of those States.)

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Peter Kishor Chand Anand Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian applicants for Masters degrees, in any subject.  It is only tenable at St Edmund's College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should select St Edmund's as their first choice college.

Value:

£23,000

Funding partners:

PEXIM Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters candidates from Serbia and North Macedonia, in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Priority will be given to applications in subjects which may enhance Serbia's and Macedonia's EU accession capacity and economic prosperity.
  • Successful applicants will be required to seek employment in their home country following completion of the scholarship, and will be assisted in this by the PEXIM Foundation and their respective governments. A PEXIM Cambridge scholarship recipient is required to work in his/her home country for at least two years for each year for which he/she receives support.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian applicants for the LLM (Masters in Law), and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in New Delhi.

Conditions:

Applicants should show a strong interest in the study of Intellectual Property Law, should show a positive intention to pursue a legal career in India, and should need financial assistance in order to study in Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Prince of Wales Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates from New Zealand in any subject, tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to Universities New Zealand.

Value:

Value determined by financial need of applicant.

Funding partners:

Prince Philip Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate applicants from Hong Kong in any subject.

Successful applicants who complete a BA at the University of Cambridge may apply for a further scholarship to continue on to a one-year taught postgraduate degree.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong.

Value:

University tuition fee, subject to means-testing

College Fee, subject to means-testing

£4,500 per annum stipend

Return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Queens' College John Lawrence Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in any subject from Africa, Latin America and Asia, and is only tenable at Queens' College.

The programme allows for one student in residence each year, and an award will next be made to a student starting in 2021-22.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants should select Queens' College as their first choice college, and should be successful in the Cambridge International Scholarship competition.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Quick Japan and the World Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants of any nationality pursuing a PhD in Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (Japanese Studies) at the University of Cambridge.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee (maximum £35,000)

Annual Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

 

Funding partners:

Roberta Sykes Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Australian students who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and who apply to take a Masters or PhD at the University of Cambridge, in any subject.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Roberta Sykes Foundation.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual maintenance allowance (suffcient for a single person)

Annual travel allowance

Funding partners:

Rowan Williams Cambridge Studentship

The Rowan Williams Cambridge Studentship is a programme established by the Cambridge Trust to support students who face severe barriers in coming to study in Cambridge.  It is available to applicants at all levels, in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, a separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should be from an area of instability or zone of conflict and, or have been, at risk of discrimination, persecution, suffering, violence or other abuse of their human rights.
  • Applicants should mention in their Personal Statement how they meet the eligibility criteria.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend for a single person

Other allowances (i.e. travel, visa and immigration health surcharge costs) considered on a need basis

Funding partners:

Saïd Foundation Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Jordan, Syria, Palestine (including Palestinians inside Israel) and Lebanon.

Priority is given to candidates living permanently in the Foundation's target countries; however, Syrian applicants who are currently residing elsewhere will be considered, due to the current circumstances in Syria.

There are no restrictions on academic subjects, but priority will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that their subject will enable them to contribute to the development of their home country.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must also apply to the Saïd Foundation by their published deadline.

Conditions:

  • Candidates should hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 degree or higher, and demonstrate that they have the potential to be leaders in their field.
  • Candidates are not required to have work experience, but priority will be given to those who have some work experience and can demonstrate that their studies will benefit their field of work on return to the Middle East.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

Schlumberger Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in subjects relevant to the work of the Schlumberger Gould Research Centre in Cambridge, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Skye Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants from South Africa, in any academic subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Candidates must be nominated to the Skye Foundation by faculty deans at South African universities.  The Skye Foundation does not accept applications direct from candidates.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in South Africa by the Foundation.

Conditions:

Successful candidates will be required to sign an undertaking to return to South Africa on completion of their studies.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Smuts Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants whose research relates to a Commonwealth country or countries (excluding the UK), normally in the fields of Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Snowdon Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants of any nationality and in any subject, who self-identify as having a physical or sensory disability.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required initially for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Eligible candidates will be invited by the Cambridge Trust to submit additional information, to assist the Snowdon Trust in scholar selection.

Value:

Up to £30,000

Funding partners:

Taiwan Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Taiwanese PhD applicants in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Tara Getty Foundation Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants who are citizens of any country in Africa.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Priority will be given to those on the Africa Foundation CLEF programme and those applying for courses in conservation.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

The Beacon Scholarship at Cambridge

This scholarship is available to students from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda who are applying to take an undergraduate degree (BA).

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, a candidate must register with the Beacon Scholarship and download a Nomination Form (to be completed by the Head of their current secondary school).

If a candidate is offered admission to the University of Cambridge, they will be required to complete a full Beacon Scholarship Application Form and Financial Disclosure.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should demonstrate leadership potential, and need financial assistance to study at the University of Cambridge.
  • Successful applicants are required to return to their home country within one month of the end of the scholarship.

Value:

The Cambridge Trust and The Beacon Equity Trust each contribute one-third of the total cost (including University tuition fee, College fee, annual stipend and annual airfare).  The balance of the cost is to be paid by the scholar's family/guardian.

Funding partners:

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship at Cambridge University

This scholarship is available to Canadian applicants for the Masters in Law (LLM), and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

The Tazaki Cambridge Studentship

This studentship is available to Masters and PhD applicants who are citizens of Japan wishing to study Computer Science or subjects with a strong computer science component

Application:

No separate application is required for this studentship, only the application to the University of Cambridge

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Tidmarsh Scholarship

The Tidmarsh Scholarship supports students from Canada who are taking a Masters or PhD degree in any academic subject.  This scholarship is only tenable at Trinity Hall.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Applicants must be a Canadian citizen.
  • Applicants must have an offer of admission from Trinity Hall.

Value:

A contribution of £10,000 towards the costs of study, payable towards the University tuition fee.

Funding partners:

University of Central Asia Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Masters and PhD applicants in a range of subjects - Computer Science, Media & Communications, Economics, Engineering, and Business & Administration - and is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

After completion of their studies in Cambridge, scholars will be expected to work either at the University of Central Asia or within the Aga Khan Development Network, subject to suitable employment being available.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Vice-Chancellor's Award

These prestigious awards are available to UK and Irish National applicants in any subject, and are awarded on the basis of academic ability and research potential, examination results, and references.  The financial situation of candidates does not affect selection. They are tenable at any College.

Further information can be found here.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University Composition Fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Vicky Noon Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate and Masters applicants from Pakistan, in the fields of Natural, Applied and Social Sciences.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Wellcome Cambridge Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD research students in the University's research projects funded by the Wellcome Trust.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

The scholarship will pay the difference between the University tuition fee at the Home rate and the Overseas/International rate.

All other costs will be subject to approval from the relevant School/Department.

Funding partners:

Wellcome Trust Oncology PhD Studentship

This scholarship is available to applicants with Overseas fee status who wish to study for a four-year MRes + PhD course in the area of oncology.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Applicants must have Overseas fee status

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Other costs as determined by the Department of Oncology

Funding partners:

Williams Papworth Studentship

This award is available to postgraduate applicants from the Tibetan Plateau, or its surrounding regions or countries, in any subject, and tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

Preference may be given to applicants who are ethnically or culturally connected with Tibet, and to applicants for one-year Masters courses.  Only in exceptional circumstances will awards be made to PhD applicants, or to students who have previously studied in the UK or USA.

Value:

The value of the Studentship will be determined by the level of funding available to the recipient from personal or other sources.

Funding partners:

Wolfson OCS Kenya Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Kenyan applicants at Masters level, in any subject, and is only tenable at Wolfson College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should require financial assistance in order to study at Cambridge, and should mark Wolfson College as their first-choice college.
  • Applicants should intend to return to Kenya at the end of their postgraduate study.

Value:

University tution fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

The total value of the scholarship will not normally exceed £30,000

Funding partners:

Woolf Fisher Scholarship at Cambridge

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from New Zealand, in any subject, and is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to the Woolf Fisher Trust, via the Universities New Zealand website.

Conditions:

Applicants should have attended secondary school in New Zealand, and have graduated or expect to graduate from a New Zealand university.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in subjects relevant to the work of the Woolf Institute (the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims) and to Masters applicants to the MPhil in Middle Eastern Studies: Muslim-Jewish Relations.  It is tenable at any College.

Interested applicants are recommended to contact the Woolf Institute to discuss their proposed research topic.  Please email Dr Emma Harris, Director of Studies on eth22[at]cam.ac.uk.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

WorldWideStudies Cambridge Scholarship

This award is available to Ukrainian Masters applicants in the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Studies, Alternative Energies, Environment and Ecology, Law, and Public Administration.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to WorldWideStudies.

Conditions:

Successful applicants will be required to return to work in Ukraine for 5 years after completion of their degree courses in Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners: