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    Fitzwilliam Master Studentship

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    Fitzwilliam Masters Studentship is a fully-funded international studentship awarded by Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge. The studentship is applicable for a one-year full-time master’s degree course at the University of Cambridge.

    • This studentship is available to international students from all nationalities.
    • It provides financial support for a full-time master’s degree course for a tenure of one year.
    • This is fully funded studentship covering:
      • Tuition fees at the appropriate rate.
      • Expenses of living in UK.
      • Full maintenance allowance.
    • An amount of a minimum value of 18000 GBP up to a maximum value of 50000 GBPis granted to the selected candidate.

    Part-cost Charlton Studentships (5 x 10000 GBP) is also made available via the same application form. This financial support is granted to one academically exceptional student who is willing to start their course of study in the UK.


    Scholarship TypeMerit-Based, College-Specific
    Offered byInstitution
    OrganizationUniversity of Cambridge
    Application Deadline Feb 28 ,2021
    No. of Scholarships1
    RenewabilityOne Time Payment
    International Students EligibleYes
    Scholarship Website Link

    Eligibility Criteria

    Students of all nationalities are eligible to apply for the Fitzwilliam Masters Studentship. However, there are a few requirements which they need to fulfill:

    • Must name Fitzwilliam College as their first choice in the college application form.
      • OR must be allocated via 2nd choice or random allocation.
    • Must have a conditional offer from the university for a place on the course by March 15.
    • Must have College membership with Fitzwilliam College by March 15.
    • Starting their course of study in the Michaelmas Term (September/October).
    • Willing to opt for full-time one-year Cambridge Masters’s courses with the exception of MBA, MFin, and PGCE.

    Note: It is recommended that the University Application form must be submitted prior to the Funding Deadline for the course (i.e., December 3). Applicants must remember that it is not possible to transfer Colleges in order to be eligible for this Studentship.

    Eligible Degree Courses:

    Advanced Diploma Master of Law (LLM)
    Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Master of Advanced Study (MAST)

    Eligible Study Area:

    School of Arts and Humanities Department of Architecture Department of History of Art
    Faculty of Classics Faculty of Divinity Faculty of English
    Faculty of Music Faculty of Philosophy School of Biological Sciences

    Note: For detailed information on the eligible areas, click here

    Application Process

    Fitzwilliam Masters Studentship is a one-time fully funded studentship offered to meritorious incoming students. The scholarship application will be complete only after uploading a PDF copy of the University application form.

    Step-by-step process details are:

    • Personal Information:
      • Personal Information of the applicant.
      • Details of the course of study.
    • Previous Study & Future Financial Support:
      • Details of all previous university degree courses.
      • Details of any financial support secured or applied for.
    • Personal Statements:
      • Statement of motivation for applying for the course of study.
      • A statement containing future plans and career aspirations.
      • Academic Letter of Reference.

    Selection Process

    Fitzwilliam Masters Studentship is based on the academic merit of the applicants. The applicants must first complete the studentship application form and upload a PDF file of the same before the deadline (February 28, 2021).

    • Scholarship interviews will be conducted by the end of April.
    • Final results will be made available by the end of May.

    As specified, funding will cover University tuition fees, plus a stipend to cover the full costs of maintenance. This scholarship needs a separate external application that the applicant has to submit through the Fitzwilliam College website.

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