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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

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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)

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Cambridge Schröder Scholarship in German Studies

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants with the overseas fee rate, 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

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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)

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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:

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

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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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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)

 

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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:

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:

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

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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:

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

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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)

 

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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.

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

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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:

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:

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners: