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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.

Funding partners:

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:

Cambridge Africa Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, 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:

Preference will be given to applicants proposing to work on projects that focus on African priorities, and those who have links to African institutions.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Various other expenses

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

Funding partners:

Cambridge International Scholarship

These prestigious scholarships are offered to applicants who are from countries other than the United Kingdom or Ireland, 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 applicants 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 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)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Cambridge Marshall PhD Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by Marshall (not the Trust). To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) be a recipient of a two-year Marshall Scholarship, for which a separate application is required; 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), and have a conditional offer of admission.

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 tuition 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

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

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

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 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. 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:

  • Subject area must be Japanese Studies.
  • Candidates wishing to be considered for this scholarship must provide a one-page document explaining how their research embodies the Japan and the World initiative.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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:

Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by the Rutherford Foundation (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Royal Society Te Apārangi-Rutherford 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).

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Annual return economy airfare between NZ and UK

Immigration Health Surcharge

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

Funding partners:

Club Financiero Español Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from Spain, whose research will be in the fields of Economics, Business and related Social Sciences. It is tenable at any College.

Application:

In addition to applying for admission 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 make a separate application to Club Financiero Español.  Selected candidates will be interviewed by Club Financiero Español in a competitive application process.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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:

CONACyT Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to PhD applicants from Mexico.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by CONACyT (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with CONACyT 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:

CONACyT publish a list of relevant subjects on an annual basis on their website.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by The Croucher Foundation (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with The Croucher 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:

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 Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD 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.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

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:

HEC Pakistan Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by HEC (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Higher Education Commission Pakistan 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)

One return economy airfare

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:

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 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:

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:

IsDB Cambridge PhD Scholarship

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

Application:

To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Islamic Development Bank 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:

Subject fields of Science and Technology

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 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 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 (sufficient for a single person)

Annual research expenses

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:

Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD applicants from India in any academic 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:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

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 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:

Khazanah Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants from Malaysia, for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.  It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by Khazanah (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with Yayasan Khazanah 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 Trust's main scholarships page for deadline and eligibility details).

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).
  • Any academic subject (excluding Medicine) will be considered, 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.

Value:

University tuition fee

College Fee (for undergraduates)

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

MOHE Egypt Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by the MOHE Egypt (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the MOHE Egypt 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:

At the time of applying, candidates should be working in a public university or research institute in Egypt, and be eligible to receive a 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:

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:

Candidates are selected by the National Uiversity of Singapore (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the National University of Singapore 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 expected to work at the National University of Singapore upon completion of their PhD.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Prince of Wales Cambridge International Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are nominated by Universities New Zealand.  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with Universities New Zealand 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:

Value determined by financial need of applicant.

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:

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.  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

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

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 Skye by faculty deans at South African universities (the Skye Foundation does not accept applications directly from candidates), and must then apply to Skye by the published deadline. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by Skye.  Candidates must apply for admission to the University of Cambridge before the funding deadline specific to their course (please refer to the Postgraduate Course Directory).  No award will be made to an applicant who has not already gained admission. 

Conditions:

  • Successful candidates will be required to return to South Africa on completion of their studies.
  • Applicants should hold a first degree from a recognised university.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Immigration Health Surcharge

Funding partners:

Taiwan Cambridge Scholarship

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

Application:

Candidates are nominated by the Ministry of Education Taiwan.  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the MOE Taiwan 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:

Vice-Chancellor's Award

These prestigious awards are available to PhD applicants from the UK and Ireland 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 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:

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:

Woolf Fisher Scholarship at Cambridge

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

Application:

Candidates are selected by the Woolf Fisher Trust (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with Universities New Zealand 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 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 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: