Financial support and scholarships

 

Financial support for prospective postgraduate students

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

Student Funding


2020 Postgraduate Studentships 

 


Arts and Humanities Studentships

Two studentships of up to £15,000 for UK students to meet the costs of Maitnenance.

Applicants are automatically considered if they have ticked the Funding box in the the University Applicant Portal. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


 

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. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


Jafar Studentship

A full PhD studentship for a non-UK student to read for a PhD in Petroleum Engineering or Civil Engineering.  Applicants are automatically considered if they have ticked the Funding box in the the University Applicant Portal. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.

 


Møller MPhil Studentship 

A full studentship for a student, of any nationality, 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. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


Møller PhD Studentship in Finance and Economics

A full studentship for a student, of any nationality, to read for a PhD at the Judge Business School or at the Department of Economics. 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. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.

 


Pochobradsky Studentship

This full studentship aims to support a postgraduate student, of any nationality, undertaking a PhD in Engineering.  

Candidates must have indicated Churchill College as their first choice of College and ticked 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 2020.


Palestinian Studentship

A full studentship for a Palestinian student to read for an MPhil in any subject.

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


Robert Edwards Studentship

Up to £16,000 a year towards maintenance costs for a student, of any nationality, to read for a PhD in a subject related to the Biology of Human Reproduction.

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


Simon Henry Studentship

Up to £21,000 towards fees and maintenance costs for a student to read for an MPhil in Chinese Studies. Applications from students of all nationalities welcome, but prioriry given to UK applicants.

Applications should be made by ticking the Cambridge Trusts funding box in the University Applicant Portal. Priority is given to applicants who have selected Churchill as their first choice of College.

Selection will be made jointly by the College and the Cambridge Trusts by 30 April 2020.


UK Masters Scholarships

Churchill College will also be working with the Cambridge Trusts to offer two UK/EU MPhil applicants £12,000 towards their Maintenance costs. Applications should be made via the applicant portal https://www.cambridgetrust.org/scholarships/key-points-for-postgraduate-applicants/


Vice Chancellor's Awards

Churchill College will also be working with the Cambridge Trusts to offer a UK/EU PhD applicant full funding to study with us.

Applications should be made via the applicant Portal https://www.cambridgetrust.org/scholarships/key-points-for-postgraduate-applicants/


Other College funding

There may be other funding opportunities for smaller amounts once applicants have a 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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