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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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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

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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

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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

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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)

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IsDB Cambridge Masters Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Masters 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

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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

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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

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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)

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