Cambridge Trust Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarship Program 2020/2021 for International Students


Application Deadline: 15 October 2019, 6.00 pm (UK time).

The Cambridge 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.


All scholarships are available only for study at the University of Cambridge,
and require that you apply to the University via the normal online
application form, and most scholarships require that you apply by the
relevant deadline.

There are different procedures for applying for undergraduate study (BA and similar) and for postgraduate study (Masters, PhD and similar).


Undergraduate study

The application deadline for the 2020 entry is 15 October 2019, 6.00 pm (UK time).

However, there are some exceptions.  If you are applying for
undergraduate study and wish to be interviewed in China, Malaysia or
Singapore, the deadline is 20 September 2019.

Graduate study

If you are applying for graduate study, please check and apply by the
specific course deadline.  There will be two general course deadlines
of 3 December 2019 and 7 January 2020.

Please apply by the relevant deadline set for entry to your particular course and complete the ‘Funding’ section in the online Applicant Portal in order to be considered for funding.

There will be no differential of deadlines for application between UK or EU or International graduate applicants.


These are guidelines on eligibility for scholarships that are
available from the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International


All students, irrespective of nationality, are eligible to be considered for funding by the Trust.


The Trust does not accept applications from students who are part-way
through a course at Cambridge, unless they are applying for funding
towards a higher degree course following graduation.

To find out more about your fee status, see information on the University’s web pages for undergraduates and for postgraduates.

Degree level

Applicants must be intending to start a course at the level of
undergraduate (excluding UK/EU applicants), Masters (such as MPhil,
MASt, LLM), or research postgraduate (such as PhD).

Please note that the Trust does not offer many scholarships to
students on undergraduate courses, and has many more scholarship
programmes available to postgraduate students.  Approximately 85% of the
scholarships awarded each year are to students taking Masters or PhD

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Cambridge Trust Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarship Program 2020/2021