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Choral Scholarships (undergraduate only)

Up to six Choral Scholarships, normally tenable for 3 years, are offered each year, for all voices.  The award includes fee singing tuition.

Instrumental Awards (undergraduate only)

Instrumental Awards are offered each year for certain instruments (renewable annually).

Organ Scholarship (undergraduate only)

Organ Scholarships are normally offered in two out of every three years.  The Organ Scholar's responsibilities are playing for Sunday morning services and assisting the Director of Music in the preparation of all choral services and practices.

Volunteering in India (all members)

Placements in India for up to 8 weeks are available to Cambridge University students. 

Please refer to website for details of Camvol volunteering and 

Geoffrey Hellings Prize

A Geoffrey Hellings Prize may be awarded to an undergraduate member of the University of Cambridge to develop a scientific or engineering innovation. The Prize will provide the student in their second or third year with £230 per week for up to ten weeks of the Long Vacation while they are working on the development. It will additionally provide up to £500 for research materials.

Applicants should submit an outline of up to 500 words describing their innovation and how it will be investigated to the Senior Tutor of Trinity College, via by 17 March 2017. The application must be accompanied by a statement of support from a faculty member of the University including confirmation that both space and facilities will be provided to the student and that the faculty member will supervise and offer guidance as appropriate to the applicant should they be awarded the Prize.

The Kurt Hahn Trust (all members)

The Trustees of the Kurt Hahn Trust offer annual awards of £1000 towards expenses on courses in Germany during the long vacation, designed to improve a student's knowledge of the German language and German culture and institutions. Applicants for these grants must be members of the University of Cambridge: either as undergraduates or Graduate Students. Preference will be given to graduate students who have British nationality. Further information here.  

Lincoln's Inn Scholarships and Awards (all members)

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust: grants of £3000 available. 

The Undergraduate Awards programme now open

DAAD - Find Funding for Study and Research in Germany 2016/2017 (all members)

Careers Support

Sports Bursaries (University) 

Financial Support for both undergraduates and graduate students

Travel Scholarships (University) 

Central Childcare Bursary Scheme

Peter Peckard Prize:  Magdalene College invites submissions for its annual Peter Peckard Prize, worth £1,000, on a topic relating to some form of human exploitation and slavery today. Essays or contributions in other media are welcomed from all undergraduate members of the University.  Further details are available at

The Donald Robertson Travel Fund: in memory of the late C.D. Robertson, Fellow of Trinity College, exists for the purpose of assisting those who would otherwise find difficulty in doing so to take strenuous open‐air holidays, either at home or abroad, preferably among the mountains. The Fund is administered as informally as possible and as resources are limited, grants rarely exceed £300.  The Trustees invite applications from undergraduate members of the University graduating BA in 2017 or later (i.e. not those in their final year now, nor those now doing clinical or similar studies).  Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 25 April 2016. Further detailed information can be found here

The Trevor Brown Bursary: In honour of its founding president, the Cambridge Society of Paris annually grants the Trevor Brown Bursary to one or more current students of the University of Cambridge. The Bursary is intended to be a modest contribution towards expenses incurred for carrying out work or research in France pertaining to France or French society. Any student carrying out such work or research may apply for the Bursary. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2016 is Monday 14 March 2016.  Further detailed information can be found here.