Sources of Student Funding

The following table gives a (possibly incomplete) list of sources of funding for PhD students within Cambridge. Other sources of funding may also be available.

Scholarship/Bursary Name Tenure Eligibility Funding Body
Allen, Meek and Read Scholarship2yrsCambridge Degree HoldersCommittee on Grants
British Council Scholarship1yrGeneralBritish Council
Cambridge Commonwealth Trust2, 3yrsCommonwealthCommonwealth Trust Foundation
Cambridge European Trust2, 3yrsEuropean UnionEuropean Trust Foundation
Cambridge Overseas Trust2, 3yrsNon-European Union or CommonwealthOverseas Trust Foundation
Christ's College Bursary3yrsChrist's MembersChrist's College
Downing College Bursary3yrsDowning MembersDowning College
ESRC Studentships3yrsEuropean UnionEconomic Social Research Council
Graduate Scholarship1yrGerman NationalsDAAD
Hedeliusstipendier2yrsSwedish NationalsJan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse
Kapitza Scholarship3yrsRussian NationalsTrinity College
Lloyds Tercentenary Scholarship2yrsU.K. Business SchoolsLloyds of London
ORS Award3yrsNon-European UnionBritish Government
Sidney Sussex College Bursary3yrsSidney Sussex MembersSidney Sussex College
St John's College Bursary3yrsSt John's MembersSt John's College
Trinity College Bursary3yrsTrinity MembersTrinity College