Peterhouse Postgraduate Studentship Competition Awards at University of Cambridge UK

Postgraduate Studentship Competition University of Cambridge UK

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Scholarship Description:

Each year Peterhouse awards several Postgraduate Studentships, both as matched funding with other awarding bodies and as studentships fully funded by the College. Applicants should note that the awards are highly competitive, with fifty or more applications for each studentship we are able to award, and applicants should be of high academic caliber. Successful candidates in the past have generally achieved a good First or a GPA score of at least 3.80.

In the 2022-2023 competition, studentships offered only for PhD study, covering both fees and maintenance for up to a maximum of three years. These will be “top up” awards, so if a candidate has partial funding from elsewhere, Peterhouse will make this up to a full award. If a successful applicant has no funding from other sources, then their Studentship will cover University and College fees plus maintenance at the same level as Arts and Humanities Research Council awards. Students who already have full funding are not eligible to apply for a Peterhouse Studentship.


University of Cambridge, UK

Level of Study:

Post Graduate / PhD

Award Value:

£1 ~ £48,200 (annual)



Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligibility for Peterhouse Studentship, applicants must be accepted as postgraduate students by the University of Cambridge.
  • Applicants must ensure that the Department or Faculty to which they apply also considers them for all University studentships for which they are eligible.
  • PhD students who have already started their doctoral studies are eligible only if they are already members of Peterhouse.

Application Procedure:

Applications must be made online at once applications open during November. Applications and all supporting documents must received by 5pm on Friday 7 January. Successful candidates informed by 1 April and take up their awards at the beginning of the academic year.

Application Deadline:

07 Jan 2022

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