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Durham University


Postgraduate Scholarships

The following scholarships and bursaries are funded by the University, through partnerships with external organisations and also through generous donations from alumni and friends of the University. Funding opportunities exist for both taught and research programmes.

Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

Scholarship Title

Application Status 2020

Chevening Scholarships

Closed for 2020/21 Entry

Choral and Organ Scholarships

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Civil Society Leadership Award

Closed for 2020/21 Entry

Colfuturo - Durham Scholarships

Applications Open for 2020/21

Commonwealth Scholarships

Closed for 2020/21 Entry

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

Closed for 2020/21 Entry

CONACyT Scholarships

Applications 2020/21 Closing Date:

Not Yet Announced

Durham Palestine Educational Trust

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Durham University Arts Management Group

Currently closed for Easter 2020

Durham University Expeditions Group

Open 2nd December 2019

Durham University Students Travelling Abroad Fund

Applications Now Closed

Fulbright-Durham University Award

Closed for 2020 Entry

GREAT Scholarship 2020

Applications Open 3rd February 2020

Hatfield Lioness Scholarship

Open 1st February to 31st March 2020

Postgraduate Student Support Scholarship

Open 31st January to 14th June 2020

Ruth First Scholarship

Opens 8th January 2020

Said Foundation Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Santander Scholarship

Open 3rd February to 30th April 2020

Student Employability Fund


Postgraduate Research Scholarships & Studentships

Scholarship Title

Application Status 2020

Chinese Scholarships Council

Apllication deadline

19th January 2020

Colfuturo - Durham Scholarships

Applications open for 2020/21

Commonwealth PhD Scholarship

30th October 2019

Commonwealth Split-Site (PhD) Scholarship

30th October 2019

Doctoral Training Partnership & Centres

Refer to Website

Durham Doctoral Studentship

Refer to Website

Research Council Funding

Refer to Website

Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships

Closed for 2019/20 Entry