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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 are selected by Aker (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) apply direct to the Aker Scholarship in the year before that in which they wish to start their studies in Cambridge; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

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

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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 for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

The value of each scholarship will be determined by the applicant's level of financial need, the availability of funding from AIThuraya, and the availability of funding from the Cambridge Trust.

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ANID-Chile Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by ANID (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with ANID the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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

Other allowances

Funding partners:

Beit Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by Beit (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Beit Trust the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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)

Other allowances

Funding partners:

Bhutan King's Scholarship at the University of Cambridge

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

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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:

Brockmann Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Mexico in any subject.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with Becas Magdalena O.Vda de Brockmann the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Cambridge Australia Scholarship

These scholarships are available to Masters and PhD applicants from Australia, in all subjects.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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

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Cambridge Masters Studentship

These studentships are available to all applicants, regardless of fee status, for one-year postgraduate study in any subject.  They are tenable at any College.  Applicants who have already obtained, or are about to graduate with, a Masters or PhD level qualification will not be eligible.

Application:

No separate application is required for this studentship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

Variable, but typically 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).

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Cambridge Opportunity Studentships

Cambridge Opportunity Studentships are for Masters students from low-income households with experience of educational disadvantage who are set at the Home rate for fees. A small proportion of the awards (Get In Masters Studentships) will be reserved to address under-representation of students from Black, British Bangladeshi or British Pakistani backgrounds.

Application:

No separate application is required for this studentship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).  You will be asked to answer specific questions as part of the admissions application form.

Conditions:

  • Essential Criteria: Applicants must not already be qualified at Masters level or higher, nor currently undertaking postgraduate study. You must also be able to agree with the following statement, and to provide evidence on request: I do not have the existing financial means (in the form of savings, assets, other awards, or an income independent of hours worked) to finance the proposed course of study.
  • Additional Criteria: In addition to the essential criteria above, other additional criteria is detailed on the admissions application form. If there are other challenging life circumstances you feel should be taken into account, for example, educational disruption due to moving school or illness, doing paid work during full-time undergraduate study, circumstances that limited your choice of undergraduate university, an unusual route to postgraduate study, or anything else, then you may be eligible.  

Value:

Outstanding fees and living expenses are covered when the maximum postgraduate grant / loan is taken with government student finance

Funding partners:

Cambridge Thai Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship may be awarded to applicants from Thaliand at any degree level (undergraduate or postgraduate), in any subject.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

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

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Cambridge Trust Scholarship (postgraduate)

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

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

Contribution towards University tuition fee

Funding partners:

Charlie Perkins Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters or PhD applicants from Australia who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, in any subject. It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are nominated by the Charlie Perkins Trust.  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Charlie Perkins Trust the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Applicants should be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Applicants should have been awarded, or be about to be awarded, an undergraduate degree from a recognized University

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Travel costs to and from the UK at the commencement and conclusion of the Scholarship

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Chevening/Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by Chevening (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with Chevening the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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:

Commonwealth (Cambridge) Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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 website for the full list of eligible countries.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory), 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 Advanced Computer Science, Conservation Leadership, Development Studies, Education (Educational Leadership and School Improvement), Engineering for Sustainable Development, Law, Population Health Sciences, and Public Policy (please note, this list may be subject to change).  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:

CSC Cambridge Masters Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from China, in a range of subjects.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by the China Scholarship Council (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the China Scholarship Council the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Applicants should normally 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:

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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 available to applicants undertaking postgraduate studies (Masters or PhD) in computer science related fields. This DeepMind programme aims to support and encourage under-represented groups to pursue education in computer science, therefore those who identify as female and/or black applicants will be given priority. It is tenable at any college.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

Priority will be given to applicants who identify as female and/or Black-African, Black-Caribbean or Black-other ethnicity.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Other allowances will be considered on a needs basis (including relocation for overseas applicants)

Funding partners:

Hill Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants in any subject, who are citizens of Russia.  It is tenable at any college.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

Applicants must undertake to spend at least one year in Russia after the end of their academic studies in the UK.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Other allowances (visa, immigration health surcharges, travel, etc.)

Funding partners:

Inlaks Cambridge Scholarship

This award is available to Masters and PhD applicants from India.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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 by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory), selected candidates will be asked, by the Trust, to apply for a Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship.

Conditions:

Candidates are not required to specify the eligible colleges on their admissions application, but must be willing to transfer.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

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 for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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:

PEXIM Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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 their home country for at least two years for each year for which they receive support.

Value:

Based on an assessment of financial need, each scholarship may pay up to the total course fee, and may provide living expenses

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Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants from India to do the LLM (Masters in Law).  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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:

Roberta Sykes Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters or PhD applicants from Australia who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, in any subject. It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are nominated by the Roberta Sykes Foundation. To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Roberta Sykes Foundation the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Applicants should be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Applicants should have been awarded, or be about to be awarded, an undergraduate degree from a recognized University

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Travel costs to and from the UK at the commencement and conclusion of the Scholarship

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.

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.

Application:

To ensure that they are considered for this studentship, applicants must: 1) complete a Cambridge Trust application form by 31 January 2022; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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.

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), Lebanon and Arab citizens of Israel.

Candidates should hold Syrian, Jordanian, Lebanese or Palestinian nationality and be permanently resident in one of these countries (including Arab citizens of Israel). The Foundation will consider Syrians residing elsewhere due to current circumstances in the country.

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:

Candidates are selected by the Saïd Foundation (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Saïd Foundation the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Candidates should hold an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK 2:1 or higher (or be in the final year of undergraduate degree).
  • Candidates should have professional and/or voluntary experience relevant to their field of study and a clear career path, and demonstrate leadership potential in their chosen field.
  • Applications in all subject areas are considered; candidates should show how their chosen course will help them contribute to the development of their home country or the region.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Skye Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates must be nominated to the Skye Foundation by faculty deans at South African universities and have received an offer of admission from the University of Cambridge.  The Skye Foundation does not accept applications directly from candidates.  Candidates will be automatically considered for the jointly-funded Skye Cambridge Scholarship and no separate application is required, only the application to the University of Cambridge by the relevant course deadline (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

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

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Snowdon Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants of any nationality and in any subject (although priority will be given to subjects in the fields of engineering, mathematics, science and technology), 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 for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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:

Standard Bank Africa Chairman’s Scholarship

The Standard Bank Africa Chairman’s Scholarships are for applicants from Africa undertaking a one-year Masters course at Magdalene College. Applicants should ordinarily reside in one of the 20 Standard Bank African operating countries (Angola, Botswana, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe).  The scholarship aims to create a network of African leaders who will influence and champion Africa’s development and sustainability – while exercising global influence through visionary leadership. 

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

Preference will be given to students who show an authentic desire to promote Africa's growth.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Visa costs

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship at Cambridge University

This scholarship is available to applicants from Canada to do the LLM (Masters in Law) .  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this studentship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

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 (including Public Policy).  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by the University of Central Asia (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the University of Central Asia the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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.  PhD applicants are also considered on occasion.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Preference will be given by the Foundation to applicants planning to take courses that would be beneficial to the development of Pakistan.
  • Scholarships will normally only be awarded to applicants who have not previously studied outside Pakistan.

Value:

A contribution towards the full cost of studies

Funding partners:

Williams Papworth Studentship

The Williams Papworth Studentship provides full or partial support for students from the Tibetan Plateau or surrounding countries or regions. The studentship seeks to support students committed to the practical application of knowledge and/or the development of ideas.  The potential of the applicant to make a significant, positive and forward-looking contribution to his/her own community and the wider world is overall more important than the subject of study, ethnicity or religious affiliation.  Past students have studied Criminology, Veterinary Science, Business, Conservation Leadership, Business, Linguistics and Education.  Applications from those wishing to study other academic disciples are also welcome although preference will not normally be given to those wishing to study Social Anthropology.  The studentship is tenable at any College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this studentship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Conditions:

  • Preference may be given to applicants who are ethnically or culturally connected with the Himalayan region. 
  • The studentship is normally available for one-year postgraduate courses. Consideration will be given only in exceptional circumstances to those seeking support for PhDs or who have spent extended periods of time studying in universities in Western Europe, USA, Canada or Australia.

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 Masters applicants from Kenya, in any subject.  It is only tenable at Wolfson College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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)

Immigration Health Surcharge

The total value of the scholarship will not normally exceed £40,000

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 for admission, which must be submitted by the funding deadline specific to your course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

WorldWideStudies Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by WorldWideStudies (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with WorldWideStudies the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and 2) apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).

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: