Financial Support & Scholarships

Financial support for prospective graduate students

Churchill College graduate student applicants are eligible for a range of graduate funding opportunities through the University of Cambridge. In addition, Churchill College puts aside money each year, as funds allow, to support incoming graduate students. The criteria and subjects vary from year to year and are also advertised on the University’s student funding website:

Student Funding


For 2018, the College is supporting the following graduate studentships for students applying to Churchill College

 

Studentships in the Arts and Humanities

As the home of the Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College is pleased to offer a studentship for a UK student undertaking a Master degree in Politics, International Relations, Modern History or HPS starting in October 2018, The College will award a full scholarship depending on the fees for the course and other funding secured by the candidate.

Candidates should be UK residents or have UK nationality.  They must have applied to Churchill College as their first choice college through the Univeristy Applicant Portal.

Applications

Eligible applicants are automatically considered for this studentship provided they have already secured a place to sudy with us.


Churchill College Newton MPhil Studentships

Churchill College is part-funding, with the Isaac Newton Trust, up to two MPhil research studentships in the arts and humanities, for graduate UK MPhil students at Churchill College. 

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Applicants will be automatically considered if they have applied for Cambrigde Trust funding before 4 January 2018. 


Gulbenkian-Yuval Cambridge PhD Studentship

 A full PhD studentship in any subject for a student coming from outside the UK to study at Churchill College.

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2018.


Jafar Studentship

The Jafar Studentship aims to help graduate students at Churchill College in support of research and teaching in those aspects of Engineering science that relate to the exploration for, production, transport and storage of petroleum oil and gas before the refining process and any associated or derivative engineering activity.  Preference shall be given, when approving proposals for the application of the Fund, to students from the United Arab Emirates, Iraq and Palestine.

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2018.


Wing Yip Scholarship

Three students from nominated universities in China are funded (fees only) to come to Churchill College to read for a one-year M.Phil degree at the University of Cambridge.

Applicants need to have been put forward as candidates by either Peking or Tsinghua University.

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Møller studentship in Finance and Economics

A studentship for a student to read for the one-year MPhil research degree in Finance at the Judge Business School or an MPhil degree in Economics or Economics Research at the Faculty of Economics. Preference will be given to students considering a PhD in these areas. The holders will be expected to work on a project with programme directors at the Møller Centre for Continuing Education at Churchill College, relating to Finance or Economics, particularly in the global banking sector, during their degree. 

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2018.


Schlumberger Studentship

The Schlumberger studentship aims to support graduate students undertaking PhDs in Engineering, Science, Computing or Mathematics at Churchill College. This fund was set up in memory of Yuchen Li (G09) by Schlumberger Cambridge Research Ltd in 2015. For the 2018 intake, we are looking to fully support one PhD student for three years.

 Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2018.


Other College funding

There may be other funding opportunities for smaller amounts once applicants have conditional membership at Churchill College.

The College also has some funds to help with conference travel and for financial emergencies which can occur once a student is already in Cambridge. Hardship grants supported by the Dr Susan Lim Fund are also available to UK and international postgraduate students studying at Churchill College. 

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