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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:

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 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 and Get In Cambridge 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. 

Get In Cambridge Studentships follow the same criteria and are 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:

Both studentships are intended to cover University fees and living expenses when the maximum postgraduate grant / loan is taken with government student finance.  For more information about postgraduate loans, please visit https://www.postgraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/funding/loans.

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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)

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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. 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 Trust Scholarship (undergraduate)

This scholarship is available to Undergraduate applicants with international fee status, in any subject.  It is tenable at any College.

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 be considered for any awards administered by the Cambridge Trust for which they are eligible.

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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LMB Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available for PhD applicants with International Fee status in Molecular Biology. It is tenable at any College.

Application:

Candidates are selected by MRC LMB (not the Trust).  To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must: 1) check with the Laboratory of Molecular Biology 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)

Visa

Immigration Health Surcharge

Contribution towards travel costs, conferences, research and training allowance

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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 separate Cambridge Trust application form by 31 January 2023; 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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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 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:

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:

  • A preference will be given to students commencing a course of study in the following programmes: MPhil in Advanced Computer Science, MPhil in Economics, MPhil in Education, MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development, MPhil in Finance, MPhil in Machine Learning and Machine Intelligence, and MPhil in Management.
  • A 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

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Wellcome Cambridge Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD research students in the University's research projects funded by the Wellcome Trust, in the field of Stem Cell Biology and Medicine. 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), application to certain Wellcome Trust programmes is required to ensure that applicants are considered for the scholarship.

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 studentship 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:

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), application to certain Wellcome Trust programmes is required to ensure that applicants are considered for the scholarship.

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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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: