The Beacon Scholarship at Cambridge

Application Type:

By statement in University of Cambridge application




Any subject in which the BA degree is not more than 4 years long.


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.


The Cambridge Trust and The Beacon Equity Trust each contribute one-third 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:

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