Scholarships and prizes

Graduate Scholarships

Fitzwilliam College offers one fully-funded Masters Studentship and 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


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. 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. 

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


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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