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Durham University

St John's College

The Million Shilling Fund


The purpose of the Million Shilling Fund is ‘the religious education of evangelical students at St John’s College, having particular regard to benefiting the children of clergy.’ Awards are typically made in the region of £200 – £400 depending of the number of applicants and funds available.


Registered full time home, EU or overseas students in John’s Hall or Cranmer Hall, who have a parent who is a member of the clergy, Anglican or otherwise.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is now passed. Decisions are communicated in December each year. For further information about the application process, please contact the Student Support and Admissions Secretary on

St John's College, Durham is a recognised College of Durham University and incorporates Cranmer Hall. Charity No. 1141701 Limited Company No. 113496 (England and Wales) VAT No. 334 6364 57.