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Aker Scholarship at University of Cambridge

Application:

Candidates should apply direct to the Aker Scholarship in the year before that in which they wish to start their studies in Cambridge (1 October 2017 is the deadline for applying to study in 2018-19), and should also apply to the University of Cambridge by one of the two general course deadlines of 6 December 2017 or 4 January 2018 (check which is relevant to your chosen course).

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

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

Funding partners:

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Amy Li Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants for undergraduate degrees (BA) in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or Chemical Engineering.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

£16,000 per year

Funding partners:

Beit Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to The Beit Trust.  Applicants who are shortlisted by The Beit Trust will be invited for interview in their home countries.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

  • Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to return to their home countries after their Masters degree.
  • 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

Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

plus some other allowances

Funding partners:

Blyth Cambridge Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Canadian applicants for undergraduate degrees in any subject except Architecture, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.  Please note the Blyth Cambridge Trust Scholarship is not available for 2018-19 entry.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to Blyth Scholars.

Conditions:

Applicants should require financial assistance to study at the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

College fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

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 (the first scholarship will be awarded in 2018-19).

Application:

No additional application is required for this scholarship, only the normal 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

Funding partners:

Boustany Scholarship in Astronomy

This scholarship is only tenable at Pembroke College, and is offered every three years to a PhD applicant in Astronomy (next available in 2019-20).

Application:

If you receive an offer of admission from the Institute of Astronomy, you will need to apply to the Boustany Foundation also - see here for full information.

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

Travel and expenses relating to internship

Funding partners:

BP Cambridge Scholarship for Egypt

This scholarship is available to Egyptian applicants to Master's degrees. 

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

  • Priority will be given to applicants in subjects relevant to the work of BP in Egypt - mainly Petroleum Studies, Business, Economics and Development Studies.
  • Scholars are required to return to Egypt to work for two years at the end of their course in Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

Brockmann Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Mexican applicants for Master's degrees in any subject.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to Becas Magdalena O.Vda de Brockmann.

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Africa Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

and certain other expenses

Funding partners:

Cambridge Australia Scholarship

These scholarships are available to Australian applicants at Masters and PhD level, and in all subjects.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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 Cancer Centre PhD Studentship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD candidates in fields relevant to the Cambridge Cancer Centre and its affiliates.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

 

Annual stipend

Funding partners:

Cambridge European Scholarship

This scholarship is available to applicants from all EU countries except the UK, at Masters and PhD level.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship.

Value:

Contribution torwards University Composition Fee

Funding partners:

Cambridge India Ramanujan Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to Indian PhD applicants in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  Successful candidates will be expected to return to India after completion of their PhD; the Science & Engineering Research Board offers post-doctoral and early career positions.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University Composition 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.

Further information can be found here.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University Composition Fee

 

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Schröder Scholarship in German Studies

Application:

No further application is required in addition to the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • This scholarship is available to PhD applicants of any nationality, in the field of German Studies.  It will next be offered in 2019-20.
  • Applicants should list Jesus College as their first-choice college.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Cambridge Thai Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship may be awarded to Thai applicants at any degree level, undergraduate or postgraduate, and in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Cambridge Trust Scholarship (postgraduate)

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship.

Value:

Contribution towards University tuition fee

Funding partners:

Cambridge Trust Scholarship (undergraduate)

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship.

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 and Technology.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to the Rutherford Foundation.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Annual return economy airfare between NZ and UK

Funding partners:

Canada Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Canada. It is normally awarded in alternate years, next time in 2018-19.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Charlie Perkins Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Australian students who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and who apply to take a Master's or PhD at the University of Cambridge.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Charlie Perkins Trust.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (suffcient for a single person)

Annual travel allowance

Funding partners:

Charter Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Overseas PhD candidates in any field, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.  It is awarded every three years (next available in 2019-20).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Charter Vice-Chancellor's Award

This scholarship is available to Home/EU PhD candidates in any field, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.  It is awarded every three years (next available in 2019-20).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Chevening/Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Master's applicants from countries in which Chevening Scholarships are awarded.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates for 2018-19 should apply to the Chevening programme before 7 November 2017.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 in Cambridge is 15 November 2017.

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:

Churchill Jafar Studentship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in the fields of Petroleum Engineering and Earth Sciences.  It is only tenable at Churchill College, and is not awarded each year.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Candidates should select Churchill as their first choice College. 

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Churchill Palestinian Studentship

This scholarship is available to candidates from Palestine (residing in the West Bank, Gaza or East Jerusalem) who apply to take a Master's in any subject.  It is only tenable at Churchill College, and may not be awarded annually.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Saïd Foundation.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

Candidates should nominate 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:

Churchill Pfizer Studentship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates in the fields of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology.  It is only tenable at Churchill College, and is not awarded annually.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Candidates should nominate 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:

Churchill Pochobradsky Studentship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in the fields of Engineering and Chemical Engineering.  It is only tenable at Churchill College, and is not awarded annually.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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:

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.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to the Club Financiero Español.

Value:

University tuition fee

Stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Clutton-Brock Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters and PhD applicants from Zimbabwe, and is only tenable at Magdalene College.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

  • Candidates will normally be under the age of 35 and resident in Zimbabwe.
  • Candidates should be offered admission to Magdalene College.
  • Priority will be given to applicants in subjects relevant to the needs of Zimbabwe.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution to return airfare

Funding partners:

Colciencias Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Colombian applicants for PhD courses; any academic subject will be considered, although priority will be given to certain subjects (see Conditions below).

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to Colciencias.

Conditions:

  • Priority will be given to applications in the fields of Climate Change,  Nano-production, Biotechnology (pharmaceutical), Renewable Energy Sources, Agriculture, Tropical Botany, Environment Sanitation, Technology Management and Innovation, Ecology, Transportation and logistics.
  • Successful applicants will be required to return to Colombia within one year of completing their PhD, and remain there for a period equal to the length of their studies in Cambridge.

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 Master's or PhD level.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for single person)

Return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Commonwealth Shared Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Master's applicants from developing member countries of the Commonwealth.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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 Conservation Leadership, Development Studies, Education (Globalisation and Development), Engineering for Sustainable Development, Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies, Law, Public Health, Epidemiology, Planning, Growth & Regeneration, and Health, Medicine & Society.
  • 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:

CONACyT Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Mexican PhD applicants in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to CONACyT.

Conditions:

Priority will be given to applications in the fields of Biotechnology, Energy and Environment, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Computer Science and Information Technology, and Applied Mathematics.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

CONICYT-Chile Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from Chile.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to CONICYT.

Conditions:

Successful applicants will be required to submit certain documents to CONICYT 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

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.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to The Croucher Foundation.

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 Masters Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Chinese applicants for Masters degrees in a range of subjects.

Application:

In addition to the application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the China Scholarship Council.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should 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:

CSC Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Chinese PhD applicants in a range of academic subjects.

Application:

In addition to the application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the China Scholarship Council.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should 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:

CSIR South Africa Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to South African PhD applicants in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Applicants are likely to be required to hold a Masters degree from a recognised university.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

CSLA Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Masters study in a range of subjects - Communications and Media; Culture, History and Society; Development Studies; Economics; Education Management and Leadership; Environmental and Natural Resource Management; Gender Studies; Law and Human Rights; Politics and International Studies; Public Health and Health Management; Public Policy and Administration; Social Work and Social Policy.

Applications will be accepted from residents of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Laos, Libya, Myanmar, Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Application:

Applications to the Civil Society Leadership Award programme in 2018-19 are already closed.

Conditions:

Applicants should meet the eligibility criteria detailed on the Civil Society Leadership Awards website.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Travel costs, and certain other expenses

Funding partners:

DayaDiri Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Malaysian applicants at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, in any academic subject.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to Yayasan DayaDiri.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

Applicants should be Bumiputera citizens of Malaysia.

Value:

University tuition fee

College Fee (for undergraduate students)

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Duke of Edinburgh Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Overseas candidates in any field, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.  It is awarded every three years (next available in 2019-20).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Duke of Edinburgh Vice-Chancellor's Award

This scholarship is available to Home/EU PhD candidates in any field, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.   It is awarded every three years (next available in 2019-20).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single student)

Funding partners:

George and Marie Vergottis Scholarship

This scholarship is available to postgraduate applicants from Greece in any subject. 

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only application to the University of Cambridge.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

 

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Grace and Thomas C.H. Chan Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, in the fields of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Scholars must have been nominated for a Cambridge International Scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

GREAT University of Cambridge Scholarship - India

This scholarship will be awarded to an outstanding Indian applicant at Masters level, in any subject, in 2017-18.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

£20,000

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.

Conditions:

Candidates should nominate 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:

Hamilton Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in any subject, and is only tenable at Selwyn College.  It is not awarded every year, and will next be available for a student starting in 2020-21.

Application:

No additional application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Applicants should select Selwyn College as their first-choice college.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Helen Stone Scholarship at the University of Cambridge

This scholarship is available to Home/EU applicants who wish to take a PhD in the University's Department of Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

Variable

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.

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:

IDB Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to PhD applicants from IDB member countries, in the fields of Science and Technology.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Islamic Development Bank.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

Inlaks Cambridge Scholarship

This award is available to Indian postgraduate applicants (Masters or PhD level).

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply direct to the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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:

Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Master's 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, selected candidates will be asked by the Trust to apply for a Jardine Cambridge Graduate Scholarship.   

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

Candidates should apply to and be offered admission to one of the following colleges: Downing College, Magdalene College, Peterhouse, Trinity College.

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Jusoor Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters-level applicants from Syria (and Palestinian applicants with Syrian Travel Documents) who have lived continuously in Syria prior to the current crisis, and are currently living in Syria or one of its neighbouring countries.

Priority will be given to candidates who show intent to return to Syria when it is safe and practical to do so, and/or to contribute to the future development of that country in any other way.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the online application to the University of Cambridge.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Kenneth Sutherland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Canadian PhD applicants in any academic subject, but priority will be given to applications in Engineering.  It is only tenable at Jesus College, and will not be awarded annually.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the application to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

  • Priority will be given to applications in Engineering.
  • Applicants should select Jesus College as their first choice college, and should be selected for a Cambridge International Scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Khazanah Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Malaysian applicants for both undergraduate and postgraduate study.

It may be awarded in any academic subject (excluding Medicine), 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.

Application:

In addition to an application to the University of Cambridge, candidates should apply to the Yayasan Khazanah.

 

Students who are applying to start a new degree course and students in the first year of a BA or PhD course are eligible to apply.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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).

Value:

University tuition fee

College Fee (for undergraduates)

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

One return economy airfare

Funding partners:

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.

Application:

No separate application is require for this scholarship.

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.

Application:

There is no separate application for this scholarship, and initial applications must be made to the University of Cambridge via the normal procedure. 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:

Luzio Vice-Chancellor's Award

This scholarship is available to Home/EU PhD applicants in the fields of Arts and Humanities, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.

Application:

No separate application is necessary for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Mandela Magdalene College Scholarship

This award is available to Masters applicants from South Africa, and is only tenable at Magdalene College.

Application:

There is no separate application required for this award, only the University of Cambridge application for admission.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

  • Candidates should be offered admission to Magdalene College.
  • Priority will be given to applications in subjects relevant to the needs of South Africa.
  • Successful scholars will be expected to return to South Africa to work or study after completion of their course in Cambridge.

Value:

Variable (according to the applicant's means)

Funding partners:

MOHE Egypt Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Egyptian applicants who plan to take a PhD in any subject.

Application:

Candidates should apply both to the MOHE Egypt here and to the University of Cambridge.

Conditions:

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

Mountbatten Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates from Commonwealth countries, in any subject, and is tenable at Christ's College.

Priority will be given to candidates from developing countries who show intent to use their studies to contribute to the further advancement of their home region or country.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should require financial assistance in order to study at the University of Cambridge.
  • Successful candidates should have been selected to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship, and be offered a place at Christ's College.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

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.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, applications should be made to the Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Newton & College MPhil Scholarships

Application:

These awards are available to UK applicants in any subject, and are awarded on the basis of academic merit.  Candidates who require funding are automatically considered for these scholarships.  The scheme is administered by the University's Student Registry, and more details are available on their web page.

Value:

£12,000

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.

Application:

Candidates should visit the website of the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program 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:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

NUS Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates should also apply to the National University of Singapore.

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)

Funding partners:

OCC Nigeria Cambridge Scholarship

Application:

There is no separate application required for this scholarship, only the normal online application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Omid Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from Iran, and is only tenable at St Edmund's College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should name St Edmund's College as their first-choice college in Cambridge, and should require financial assistance in order to study at Cambridge.
  • This scholarship does not support students taking the MBA or MFin courses.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Parasol Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a student of any nationality, who applies to take an MPhil in a science subject in 2018-19.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.  NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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:

Peter Kishor Chand Anand Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian applicants for Masters degrees.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the online application to the University of Cambridge.  Applicants should select St Edmund's as their first choice college.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

£23,000

Funding partners:

PEXIM Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters candidates from Serbia and Macedonia, in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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 his/her home country for at least two years for each year for which he/she receives support.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian applicants for the LLM (Masters in Law).

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview in New Delhi.

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

 

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:

Prince of Wales Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to PhD candidates from New Zealand in any subject.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must apply to Universities New Zealand.

Value:

Value determined by financial need of applicant.

Funding partners:

Prince Philip Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate applicants from Hong Kong in any subject.

Successful applicants who complete a BA at the University of Cambridge may apply for a further scholarship to continue on to a one-year taught postgraduate degree.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong.

Value:

University tuition fee, subject to means-testing

College Fee, subject to means-testing

£4,500 per annum stipend

Return economy airfare

Funding partners:

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 2020-21.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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:

Queens' College Stephen Thomas Studentship

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants in the fields of Engineering or Computer Science, 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 2020-21.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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 (for a single person)

Funding partners:

Rajiv Gandhi Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Indian students who apply to take a Masters or PhD in a subject within the field of Social Sciences.

Application:

Candidates should apply first to the University of Cambridge. Candidates who are offered conditional admission to the University and shortlisted for the scholarship may be invited to submit an additional application to the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.  (The Cambridge Trust will inform candidates if this is required.)

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Reuben Cambridge Postgraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Israeli applicants to Masters and PhD courses in any subject (except the MBA and MFin courses).

Application:

Only an application to the University of Cambridge is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Annual additional payment towards international travel and research costs

Funding partners:

Roberta Sykes Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Australian students who are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, and who apply to take a Master's or PhD at the University of Cambridge.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Roberta Sykes Foundation.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual maintenance allowance (suffcient for a single person)

Annual travel allowance

Funding partners:

Saïd Foundation Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Master's or PhD applicants from Jordan, Syria, Palestine (including Palestinians inside Israel) and Lebanon.

Priority is given to candidates living permanently in the Foundation's target countries; however, Syrian applicants who are currently residing elsewhere will be considered, due to the current circumstances in Syria.

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.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, candidates must also apply to the Saïd Foundation by 1 November 2017.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

  • Candidates should hold the equivalent of a UK 2:1 degree or higher, and demonstrate that they have the potential to be leaders in their field.
  • Candidates are not required to have work experience, but prlority will be given to those who have some work experience and can demonstrate that their studies will benefit their field of work on return to the Middle East.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Contribution towards travel costs

Funding partners:

Santander Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Masters applicants from any country, although priority will be given to applicants from members of the network of Santander Universities.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

£10,000 for Home student (including EU)

£15,000 for Overseas/International student

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

Skye Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Master's and PhD applicants from South Africa, in any academic subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.  Candidates must be nominated to the Skye Foundation by faculty deans at South African universities.  The Skye Foundation does not accept applications direct from candidates.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in South Africa by the Foundation.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

 

Conditions:

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

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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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.

Application:

No initial separate application is required for this scholarship. only the online application to the University of Cambridge.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

 

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:

Taiwan Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Taiwanese PhD applicants in any subject.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

The Beacon Scholarship at Cambridge

This scholarship is available to students from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda who are applying to take an undergraduate degree (BA).

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, a candidate must register with the Beacon Scholarship and download a Nomination Form (to be completed by the Head of their current secondary school).

 

If a candidate is offered admission to the University of Cambridge, they will be required to complete a full Beacon Scholarship Application Form and Financial Disclosure.

Conditions:

  • Applicants should demonstrate leadership potential, and need financial assistance to study at the University of Cambridge.
  • Successful applicants are required to return to their home country within one month of the end of the scholarship.

Value:

The Cambridge Trust and The Beacon Equity Trust each contribute 1/3 rd of the total cost (including University tuition fee, College fee, annual stipend and annual airfare).  The balance of the cost is to be paid by the scholar's family/guardian.

Funding partners:

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship at Cambridge University

This scholarship is available to Canadian applicants for the Master's in Law (LLM).

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application should be made to the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.

 

N.B. the application deadline for the LLM is 15 November 2017 for study in 2018-19.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend

Funding partners:

University of Cambridge - GREAT Scholarship 2018 - China

This scholarship is available to applicants from China to any taught Masters course available at the University of Cambridge.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship, only the normal online application to the University of Cambridge.

Value:

£22,000 total

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.

Application:

No application for this scholarship is required, except the normal application to the University of Cambridge.

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)

Funding partners:

Vice-Chancellor's Award

These prestigious awards are available to UK and EU PhD applicants 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.

Further information can be found here.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University Composition 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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Value:

Variable

Funding partners:

Wellcome Cambridge Trust Scholarship

This scholarship is available to research students in the University's research projects funded by the Wellcome Trust.

Application:

No separate application is required for this 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.

Funding partners:

William and Margaret Brown Cambridge International Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Canadian PhD applicants in the fields of Engineering, Natural Sciences or Physical Sciences.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Conditions:

Only one scholar will be in residence in any year, and the award will not be available again until 2020-21.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (for a single person)

Funding partners:

Williams Papworth Studentship

This award is available to postgraduate applicants from the Tibetan Plateau, or its surrounding regions or countries.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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.

Funding partners:

Wing Yip Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Chinese students from Peking University or Tsinghua University who apply to take a Master's in any subject.  It is only tenable at Churchill College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

Conditions:

Applicants must be studying at Peking University or Tsinghua University, and should select Churchill College as their first choice college.

Value:

University tuition fee

Funding partners:

Wolfson OCS Kenya Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Kenyan applicants at Masters level, and is only tenable at Wolfson College.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

 

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)

The total value of the scholarship will not normally exceed £30,000.

Funding partners:

Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship in the Humanities

This scholarship is available for PhD applicants from the UK and EU countries, in the fields of history, literature and languages.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Annual research allowance

Funding partners:

Woolf Fisher Scholarship at Cambridge

This scholarship is available to PhD applicants from New Zealand, in any subject.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to the Woolf Fisher Trust, via the Universities New Zealand website.

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 Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (Muslim-Jewish Relations).

Interested applicants are recommended to contact the Woolf Institute to discuss their proposed research topic.  Please email Dr Emma Harris, Academic Coordinator on eth22[at]cam.ac.uk.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

Value:

University tuition fee

Annual stipend (sufficient for a single person)

Funding partners:

WorldWideStudies Cambridge Scholarship

This award is available to Ukrainian Masters applicants in the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Agricultural Studies, Alternative Energies, Environment and Ecology, Law, and Public Administration.

Application:

In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge, an application is required to WorldWideStudies.

 

NB: the deadline for applications to the LLM in Cambridge in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

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:

Yousef Jameel 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.

Application:

No separate application is required for this scholarship.

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

Annual research expenses

Funding partners: