Funding


Funding is available for both prospective students and those already studying with us.

For prospective students;

  • Applicants to Clare Hall are eligible for the bursaries described below which offer support towards fees and maintenance costs  
  • Unless otherwise stated the closing date for receipt of applications is 30 June and decisions on awards are made by the Tutors in July
  • Applicants must hold an offer of a place at Clare Hall

Studentships 

  • BP - Clare Hall India Innovation Masters Studentships

Two scholarships up to £30,000 awarded annually for graduate students from India to study in Cambridge for a Master’s degree in STEM subjects related to the energy sector.  More information

  • Ivan D Jankovic Studentships

PhD Studentship

A studentship providing full support (fees and maintenance) to a citizen of the Republic of Serbia to undertake doctoral studies in any subject at the University of Cambridge, tenable for up to three years. Candidates applying for this studentship should make an application to the University of Cambridge for acceptance on a recognised PhD programme and put Clare Hall as their first choice college. It is a condition of the award that the successful candidate becomes a member of Clare Hall. They should also send a one-page letter addressed to the Tutorial Administrator at Clare Hall, Ms Rebecca Williams tutorial.office@clarehall.cam.ac.uk, stating why they believe they are eligible for the Ivan D Jankovic PhD studentship. The closing date for applications is 1 May 2019.

Masters  Studentship

A studentship providing full support (fees and maintenance) to UK (‘home’) and EU citizens to undertake a one-year Masters degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Candidates applying for this studentship should make an application to the University of Cambridge for acceptance on a recognised Masters programme and put Clare Hall as their first choice college. It is a condition of the award that the successful candidate becomes a member of Clare Hall. They should also send a one-page letter addressed to the Tutorial Administrator at Clare Hall, Ms Rebecca Williams tutorial.office@clarehall.cam.ac.uk, stating why they believe they are eligible for the Ivan D Jankovic Masters studentship. The closing date for applications is 1 May 2019.

Read Mario Cekic's Ivan D Jankovic PhD studentship testimonial


Bursaries

  • Marjorie Chibnall Bursary

    This Bursary was established by Professor Eric Carlson, Former Chair of the History Department at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota in memory of Professor Marjorie Chibnall, a distinguished medieval historian and Fellow of Clare Hall, to be given to an outstanding student with financial needs. While all students are eligible, preference will be given to students of medieval history or any period of British history.  The bursary has a value of £600 and is awarded annually. The first recipient was awarded in Michaelmas term 2017

    Memorial Address
    British Academy Biography - Professor Marjorie Chibnall
     
  • Boak Masters Awards

A studentship providing full support (fees and maintenance) to UK (‘home’) and EU citizens to undertake a one-year Masters degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Candidates applying for this studentship should make an application to the University of Cambridge for acceptance on a recognised Masters programme and put Clare Hall as their first choice college. It is a condition of the award that the successful candidate becomes a member of Clare Hall. They should also send a one-page letter addressed to the Tutorial Administrator at Clare Hall, Ms Rebecca Williams tutorial.office@clarehall.cam.ac.uk, stating why they believe they are eligible for the Clare Hall Boak Masters studentship. The closing date for applications is 1 May 2019.

  • Pippard Bursaries

Each academic year the College offers Pippard Bursaries of between £1,000 and £2,000. The primary criteria are academic merit and financial need, but priority is given to self-funded UK students.

  • Seung Jun Lee Bursary

The Seung Jun Lee Bursary, named in memory of a former Clare Hall student, is for an outstanding new student working towards a PhD in the social sciences. The £3,000 award is normally tenable for three years.

  • Professor Peter Brown Memorial Bursary

An award of £500 is made annually to an outstanding student in Computer Science or Mathematics.

  • Mellon Bursaries

Awards between £500 and £2,000 for maintenance support, based on academic merit and financial need. 

  • Santander Bursaries

Awards up to £2,000 each are offered annually for maintenance support, based on academic merit and financial need.

  • Development Fund Bursaries

Bursaries up to £3000 principally to prospective PhD students based on financial need.

  • Jonathan Hart Bursary, Henry Sullivan Bursary, Coales Bursary And Charlotte Tropp Bursary

Each of these bursaries has a value of £500 and is awarded annually on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Apply for a Bursary online


Further Information

Funding available for current students


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