Scholarships and prizes

Graduate Scholarships

Fitzwilliam College offers a fully-funded PhD Studentship and two fully-funded Masters Studentships, as well as several part-cost Scholarships.

In addition, there are a number of College Scholarships, which are available to students who have received an unconditional offer of a place from Fitzwilliam. The College also has travel funding and maintenance bursaries, full details of which are on the 'Fees and Funding' pages.


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MASTERS DEGREES


***NEW FROM MICHAELMAS 2018 - APPLICATIONS OPEN 1 OCTOBER 2017***

THE HONG LEONG - LEE KUAN YEW MASTERS SCHOLARSHIP (one-year courses starting in Michaelmas only)

Value: Fully-funded (fees and maintenance).

Details: Applicants are also required to apply for available match-funding schemes within the University and their Department.

More information on the Scholarship can be found here: http://fitz.cam.ac.uk/lkyfund

Applications: Apply online before 6 December 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be notified in January, with interviews to be held (in person, or via Skype) in late February.


FITZWILLIAM MASTERS STUDENTSHIP (one-year courses starting in Michaelmas only)

Value: Fully-funded (fees and maintenance).

Details: Covers University and College Fees, plus stipend for maintenance. 

Additional Criteria: Fitzwilliam must be the applicant's first choice on the University application form.

Application: Apply online before 31 March. Results available first week in July.


FITZWILLIAM COLLEGE CHARLTON PART-COST STUDENTSHIPS (one-year courses only)

Value: Varies - up to £6000. 

Details: Fitzwilliam must be the applicant's first choice on the University application form. 

Additional Criteria: Fitzwilliam must be the applicant's first choice on the University application form.

Application: Apply online before 31 March (using application form for Fitzwilliam Studentship). Results available first week in July.


PETER WILSON ESTATES GAZETTE SCHOLARSHIPS

Value: 4 x £3000 awards..

Details: MPhil only - all courses offered by the Department of Land Economy. One of the Scholarships will be prioritised for a Fitzwilliam undergraduate student who is applying for MPhil in Cambridge. Awards are based on academic merit. Applicants must have an offer of a place on the course, and also of Fitzwilliam College membership, by the closing date.

Application: Apply online before 31 March. Results available first week in July. 


ROBERT LETHBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP IN MODERN LANGUAGES

Value: One award of £1250/year.

Details: MPhil only - all courses offered by the MML Faculty. Awards are based on academic merit. Applicants must have an offer of a place on the course, and also of Fitzwilliam College membership, by the closing date.

Application: Apply online before 31 March. Results available first week of July. 


FIZWILLIAM SOCIETY JRW ALEXANDER LAW BOOK GRANTS

Value: £100.

Details: All students starting the LLM or MCL course at Fitzwilliam receive a Law Book grant in the form of book tokens.

Application: No application is necessary.


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PHD


***NEW FROM MICHAELMAS 2018 - APPLICATIONS OPEN 1 OCTOBER 2017***

THE KUOK FAMILY - LEE KUAN YEW PhD SCHOLARSHIP (three years starting in Michaelmas only)

Value: Fully-funded (fees and maintenance).

Details: The scheme guarantees a full funding package for the successful student, for three years, subject to annual review. Applicants are required to apply for available match-funding schemes within the University and their Department.

More information on the Scholarship can be found here: http://fitz.cam.ac.uk/lkyfund

Applications: Apply online before 6 December 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be notified in January, with interviews to be held (in person, or via Skype) in late February.


LEATHERSELLERS' GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Value: £3,500/year.

Details: Only home graduates from a British University are eligible. PhD (including PhD probationary) students only. 1-3 years, subject to approval of the Tutorial Committee. Physical or Biological Sciences, or Mathematics students also eligible.

Application: Apply online before 13 June. Results available first week of July.  


COLLEGE GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP

Value: £1,250/year.

Details: Arts students may be preferred. PhD (including PhD probationary) students only. 1-3 years, yearly re-application required.

Application: Apply online before 25 September. Results available mid-November. 


E D DAVIES SCHOLARSHIP

Value: £1,250/year.

Details: PhD (including PhD probationary) students only. 1-3 years, yearly re-application required. Two scholarships available.

Application: Apply online before 25 September. Results available mid-November. 


GIBSON SCHOLARSHIP*

Value: £1,000/year.    

Details: Intention to work towards a doctorate in New Testament Studies required. Students naming Fitzwilliam as first choice preferred. 1-3 years.

Application: Apply online before 25 September. Results available mid-November. 


HIRST-PLAYER SCHOLARSHIP*

Value: £2,000 maximum.    

Details: Students needing assistance with fees, who would otherwise be unable to study at Cambridge, eligible only. Intention to take Holy Orders in a Christian Church preferred. 1-2 years.

Application: Apply online before 25 September. Results available mid-November. 


SHIPLEY SCHOLARSHIP*

Value: £1,250.    

Details: Intention to undertake research in the Faculty of Divinity required. Exceptionally, research on a theological topic in another faculty also accepted. One year only.

Application: Apply online before 25 September. Results available mid-November. 


* One application will cover all three scholarships.

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