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Graduate Scholarships and Studentships

Sidney Sussex is grateful to those generous donors who enable the college to offer a number of scholarships, studentships and bursaries. Most of these are available to existing and potential college members.

  • Sidney is also pleased to support the Fox International Fellowship at Yale University which enables the holder to spend an academic year at Yale University in the United States.

  • One Osborn Research Studentship (tenable by a student whose research lies within Medieval Art, Architectural or Cultural History) was awarded for three years commencing in 2019-20 academic year. This Studentship has been awarded in conjunction with the Cambridge Trust awards. It is anticipated that one new studentship will be awarded in 2020-21 admission round in conjunction with the central University awards.
  • Two¬†Gledhill Research Studentships were awarded for three years commencing 2017-2018. These Studentship have been awarded in conjunction with the Cambridge Trust awards. It is anticipated that two new studentship (in AHSS and STEM subjects) will be awarded in 2020-21 admission round in conjunction with the central University awards.
  • In 2012, a Hanadi Jabado Bursary (open to female students from Lebanon who wish to study for an MBA at Judge Business School) was awarded to Ms Vanina El-Khoury for one year commencing 2012/2013.

  • In 2014, a Joyce Coutu Scholarship (for a North American female MBA student at Judge Business School) was awarded to Ms Emily Carroll for one year commencing 2014/2015.

  • In 2014, an Adam Glinsman Award (open to students from an emerging economy enrolled on a course that fits the criterion listed) was made to Mr Nadeesh Madusanka (PhD Engineering), commencing in 2014/2015 and running until the end of Michaelmas term 2017.

  • In 2013, an Evan Lewis-Thomas Law Studentship (for research or advanced courses in Law or cognate subjects) was awarded to Mr Hayk Kupelyants (PhD, Law) for two years, commencing in 2013/2014 and a Bursary was awarded to Mr Chintan Chandrachud (PhD, Law), for three years commencing in 2013/2014. Two new Studentships will be awarded via the University's central funding competitions in 2015 round. Once you put an application through the central University system, requesting in the appropriate place to be considered for centrally administered funds, it will automatically also be considered for the Evan Lewis-Thomas Studentship. You do not have to take any further actions or make a separate application.

    Further details of these competitions, including deadlines, can be found at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/studentregistry/fees/funding/index.html. The recipients of an Evan Lewis-Thomas Law Studentship will be selected during that process. Please address any queries to graduate.funding@admin.cam.ac.uk.

  • In 2012, the Howard Research Studentship was awarded to Ms Dorothea Floris (PhD, Medical Science) for three years, commencing 2012/2013. Two new Studentships in sciences will be awarded via the University's central funding competitions in 2015 round. Once you put an application through the central University system, requesting in the appropriate place to be considered for centrally administered funds, it will automatically also be considered for a Howard Studentship. You do not have to take any further actions or make a separate application.

    Further details of these competitions, including deadlines, can be found at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/studentregistry/fees/funding/index.html. The recipients of a Howard award will be selected during that process. Please address any queries to graduate.funding@admin.cam.ac.uk.

In addition the College has some funds available for its current graduate students, details of which can be found in the finance section.