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Scholarships

The University of Cambridge offers numerous scholarships each year.

The Cambridge Trusts

The University is proud to be associated with the Cambridge Trusts, which provide support for a large number of Overseas and EU students:

  • The Gates Cambridge Trust
  • The Cambridge Overseas Trust
  • The Cambridge Commonwealth Trust

Those candidates that complete section B of the Graduate Admission & Scholarship Application Form are considered for all awards offered by Cambridge Trusts for which they are eligible. Find out more

Cambridge Trusts deadlines: please note that the deadline for US applicants is 15 October, and 1 December for applicants from all other countries.

The University of Cambridge and Colleges

The University of Cambridge and Colleges also have their own funds, which are available to a wide range of applicants. Find out more

To search for funding available according to your fee status, please click on the relevant links below:

Please check the Board of Graduate Studies' deadline and the funding bodies' deadlines if you intend to apply for funding, as you may have to apply earlier than if you were funding your research yourself.

Murray Edwards College BP Scholarships

Murray Edwards College (previously known as New Hall) has, thanks to the generosity of BP, a number of studentships and bursaries to support graduate education for overseas students, ranging from £2,000 to £8,000. The college also offers excellent graduate accommodation for its members. Visit the Murray Edwards College website to find out more

Bursaries for UK students at Cambridge Judge Business School

Cambridge Judge Business School is pleased to announce a bursary scheme for UK students. A limited number of bursaries are available to eligible home (UK) students who have been offered a place on the MPhil in Management, the MPhil in Finance or the MPhil in Technology Policy. Applicants will automatically be considered for these bursaries upon application to the programme.

The MPhil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation and MPhil in Management Science & Operations are fully recognised by the ESRC as part of the business pathway cluster for the University of Cambridge Doctoral Training Centre.

UK/EU students will automatically be considered for one of the available ESRC scholarships (along with PhD applicants) by submitting their Graduate Student Application Form (GRADSAF form) by the deadline of 31 January 2015.

A number of organisations fund students to undertake MPhils and PhDs. Although we have listed some organisations here no list is ever exhaustive and we recommend that you research whether organisations in your country provide scholarships. These scholarships are not administered by Cambridge Judge Business School, so please follow the links direct to the organisations' websites for more information and contact the organisations directly if you have any questions:

Scholarship Eligibility
British Council Scholarships Candidates from approximately 160 countries.
Chevening Scholarships Applicants must be resident in their home country at the time of their application, and must return to that country on completion of the programme.
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships Citizens of countries in which there are Rotary Clubs.
Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP) Commonwealth citizens and British protected persons permanently resident in any Commonwealth country other than the UK who are under 35 years of age.
Association of Commonwealth Universities - DFID Shared Scholarship Scheme Candidates from developing Commonwealth countries who wish to study in the UK. Eligible CJBS MPhils: the MPhil in Management and the MPhil in Technology Policy.
Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP) Residents or resident nationals of the following countries: Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, and Vietnam.
The Fulbright Commission Traditional Postgraduate Award US citizens applying to study in the UK.
British Marshall Scholarships US citizens who are graduates of US universities and graduated after April 2006.
Colfuturo Scholarship/Loan Colombian citizens over 25 years of age who must be bilingual and have at least one year of work experience. Candidates must return to Colombia within one year of finishing their programmes in order to qualify for a scholarship comprising a 50% waiver of the loan.
Japan-IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) Scholarship Citizens of the Japan-IDB's 26 borrowing member countries (in Latin America and the Caribbean) who have 2 years' work experience in a public agency or research/ teaching organisation and are under 40 years of age.
General Sir Monash Awards Australian citizens. Although awards are generally given for PhD degrees, in exceptional circumstances the Foundation would consider supporting an applicant in undertaking a Masters degree that extends their capability for a special purpose.
Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) Fellowships Candidates from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant:50% loan basis.
Karim Ride Said Foundation (KRSF) Candidates under 40 years of age, who must be Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese, Syrian or Palestinian, and have at least two years' work experience.
Jean Monet - Entente Cordiale Scholarships French nationals, or those who have completed their education in France, who are under 35 years of age.
O'Reilly Foundation Scholarships Residents of Ireland with a potential and desire to make a significant contribution to the future of Ireland.
Noon Educational Foundation Citizens of Pakistan who have not previously studied at a Western university, and who will return to Pakistan following their studies.
1st Formations Business Scholarships Anyone studying for a business-related degree at an officially recognised UK institution. Eligible CJBS MPhils: the MPhil in Technology Policy.