Cambridge Trust & Selwyn Borthwick Masters Studentship in Studies in the Ancient World
Vice-Chancellor’s & Selwyn Littlefield PhD Studentship in the Arts and Humanities
Cambridge Trust and Selwyn College Masters Award
Selwyn College and AHRC Doctoral Studentships
Sykes Studentship in Italian Studies
Vice-Chancellor’s & Selwyn Sykes PhD Studentships in Italian Studies
Selwyn Sykes Cambridge Masters Studentship in Italian Studies
Hamilton Cambridge International Scholarship
Selwyn Masters Scholarship
Bowman Scholarship
Walters-Kundert Studentship
Other Sources of Funding
Funding for Current Selwyn Students

Selwyn Borthwick Masters Studentship in Studies in the Ancient World

For the first time this year, Selwyn College is pleased to announce a new Masters Studentship for a top scoring Masters candidate with a research focus on the ancient world. Potential areas of study could be Archaeology, Classics, Art History, History, Anthropology, or other related subjects, depending on the focus of research. The Studentship will be awarded for entry in October 2020. The Studentship is open to exceptionally well-qualified UK or EU candidates, of outstanding academic potential, who intend to study for a PhD degree in the future.

Those wishing to be considered should apply to the University in the normal manner. Applicants should specify Selwyn as their preferred College on the University of Cambridge application form, and indicate that they are applying for the Borthwick Studentship. One studentship is expected to be awarded every year from 2020-2022.  Award winners will also be eligible to apply for extra fieldwork funding.

Vice-Chancellor’s & Selwyn Littlefield PhD Studentship in the Arts and Humanities

There is currently an award-holder in place for this studentship.

Cambridge Trust and Selwyn College Masters Award

The scheme funds outstanding UK or EU Masters-level students, and preference is given to applicants who have declared an intention to continue to a PhD. The scheme offers awards of £12,000. Prospective students should apply in the usual way, listing Selwyn as their preferred college. We expect to offer two studentships for 2020 entry. This studentship is offered every year.

Sykes Studentships in Italian Studies at Selwyn College

Thanks to a generous donation from Keith Sykes, Selwyn College has funded six PhD students and three MPhil students in Italian Studies over the past four years. The studentships will continue for 2020 entry, with awards available in the following categories:

Selwyn Sykes Cambridge Masters Studentship in Italian Studies

The Sykes Studentship enters its fifth year at Selwyn, offering a studentship for a UK or EU MPhil student focusing on Italian studies for entry in October 2020. The Studentship is open to exceptionally well-qualified candidates, of outstanding academic potential, who intend to study at the College for an MPhil with a focus on Italian Studies. Graduates of any University may apply. Eligible applicants must have applied for admission, or already received an offer of admission to the University of Cambridge. The Studentship will be tenable for one year in the case of an MPhil.

Those wishing to be considered for the Selwyn Sykes Studentship should apply to the University in the normal manner, indicating their preference for Selwyn College. The successful applicant will be selected by the College, in consultation with the Department of Italian, and must become a member of Selwyn College on taking up the Studentship.

Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the Department in advance to discuss their research interests and postgraduate plans. The current postgraduate coordinator is: Dr Pierpaolo Antonello – paa25@cam.ac.uk

Vice-Chancellor’s & Selwyn Sykes PhD Studentships in Italian Studies

Selwyn College is pleased to announce one Vice-Chancellor’s & Selwyn Sykes PhD Studentships in Italian Studies, offering one fully funded scholarship for a top scoring PhD candidate. The Studentship will be awarded for entry in October 2020. The Studentship are open to exceptionally well-qualified UK candidates, of outstanding academic potential, who intend to study for a PhD degree in Italian. More information is available here.

Those wishing to be considered should apply to the University in the normal manner, specifying Selwyn as their preferred College on the University of Cambridge application form. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to contact the Department in advance to discuss their research interests and postgraduate plans. The current postgraduate coordinator is: Dr Pierpaolo Antonello – paa25@cam.ac.uk

Selwyn College and AHRC Doctoral Studentship

There is currently an award-holder in place for this studentship. We expect to offer another studentship in 2022.

Hamilton Cambridge International Scholarship

Selwyn College and the Cambridge Trust occasionally offer a Hamilton Cambridge International Scholarship. The scholarship is for a non-EU PhD student in any subject, and will cover University and College fees plus an annual stipend for three years. Applicants should specify Selwyn as their preferred College on the University of Cambridge application form, and indicate that they are applying for the Hamilton Scholarship.  The next award will be made in 2020.

Selwyn Masters Scholarship

Selwyn College is offering two scholarships for MPhil students entering in October 2020. The scholarship contributes £4,500 towards maintenance costs in college, which will be applied directly to the award winners’ college bill in Lent Term. The competition will be announced in Michaelmas to current Selwyn MPhil students, who will need to apply online. Decisions will be based on academic excellence and preference will be given to students who have taken loans.

Bowman Scholarship

Selwyn College offers the Bowman Scholarship each year. It is intended to assist with the fees and maintenance of a former member of Nottingham High School studying for an advanced degree at the University of Cambridge or a BA degree as an affiliated student.   It is only tenable for Selwyn College. For further details please see Bowman_Scholarship.pdf

Walters-Kundert Studentship

The Walters-Kundert fund supports up to two PhD students at any one time to undertake doctoral work in the Department of Chemistry; the recipients need to be members of Selwyn or to transfer their College affiliation to Selwyn. Candidates need to go through the applications process run by the Department.

Other Sources of Funding

For information about the new Postgraduate Master’s Loan, please see here (Please pay close attention to the rules on eligibility, as not everyone is eligible. Though UK part-time students are.)

For more funding options please see here.

 

Funding for Current Selwyn Students

The College has two funds to assist graduate students with research-related expenses, one for travel (e.g. to conferences), and one for other essential items such as books, software, meeting registrations, etc. In addition, there are funds available to specific categories of students; e.g. those studying Engineering, Theology or Mathematics, former pupils of Nottingham High School, or those travelling overseas to carry out biological or anthropological research.  Please contact us if you think you might be eligible.

College hardship funds are also available for those who meet unexpected financial difficulties during their course.

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A thesis binding grant, currently £100, is available to all PhD students on submission of their thesis.

Bursaries, Grants and Prizes at Selwyn

You can read about the range of scholarships, bursaries and financial support available to graduate and undergraduate students at Selwyn here.