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Financial assistance

Cambridge Bursary Scheme

If you are a UK or EU undergraduate student with a household income of below £42,620 then you are likely to be eligible for a Cambridge Bursary of up to £3,500 per year. The Cambridge Bursary is in addition to any loan for maintenance or tuition fees which you receive from the UK government. Most UK students do not need to apply separately for the Cambridge Bursary, you will be automatically assessed by the Student Loans Company as part of your application for student finance from the UK Government. Further information and how to apply.


Cambridge Trust 

The Trust awards approximately 500 scholarships annually, and supports between 1,100 and 1,400 students in residence each year from 85 countries across the world.  During its history of over 30 years of offering scholarships at the University of Cambridge, the Trust has awarded a total of nearly 19,000 scholarships to international students.

Today, the Trust provides the largest number of scholarships for international students at Cambridge, working with partners worldwide to support students of outstanding academic merit under a variety of scholarship schemes.

Awards, which include both full-cost and part-cost scholarships, are offered to selected students at PhD, Masters and undergraduate level, in all subjects.

Further information and how to apply.


Fitzwilliam College Chinese Undergraduate Scholarships

Fitzwilliam College will offer up to three Scholarships of £10,000 per year, tenable for up to four years, to undergraduate students of Chinese nationality, educated within the mainland People's Republic of China, who are demonstrably from disadvantaged financial backgrounds. These will be allocated on the basis of academic merit to students who have received an offer of admission.

Eligible offer holders are asked to indicate by 31 January 2020 whether they wish to be considered for this Scholarship.

Further information and how to apply.

Application form.


ST Telemedia – Lee Kuan Yew Undergraduate Scholarship

Fitzwilliam College will offer an ST Telemedia - Lee Kuan Yew Undergraduate Scholarship to a student who has received an offer to study on an undergraduate degree course at Fitzwilliam College commencing in October 2020. The Scholarship, which may be held for up to four years, will cover all tuition fees and a living and travel allowance for a student from Singapore from a financially disadvantaged background, or who has been affected by disability, bereavement or other challenging circumstances.

Eligible offer holders who wish to be considered for this scholarship are asked to submit an application form by 10 February 2020, including a statement explaining their eligibility, and to ask one referee (normally your head teacher) to submit a supporting reference by the same date.

Further information and how to apply.

Application form.