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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


2019 Postgraduate Studentships 

 


Bill Brown Studentship

A full PhD studentship in Engineering.

Candidates should have UK nationality and must have applied to Churchill College as their first choice college through the University Applicant Portal by December 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 2019.


Palestinian Studentship

Contribution for a Palestinian student towards an MPhil in any subject to financial need.

Further details


Pfizer Studentship

Contribution for a non-UK student towards a PhD in Biochemistry or Biological Sciences, subject to financial need.

Candidates must have applied to Churchill College as their first choice college through the University Applicant Portal by December 2018.


Pochobradsky Studentship

This 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 2019.


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 2019.


Schlumberger Studentship

The Schlumberger studentship aims to support postgraduate 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 2019 intake, we are looking to 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 2019.


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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