Kindly supported by a generous gift from Santander Universities, up to 15 scholarships worth £2,000, are available to applicants commencing their studies in October 2020. Applications are welcomed from prospective Durham University students from selected countries with a household income below £42,875.
In order to be eligible for support students will come from families who have a household income level of £42,875 or below per annum and who are able to provide confirmation of their 2020/21 student loan entitlement together with appropriate evidence to support their request for financial support.
[Your household income is that of your parent(s), in the household you were living in immediately prior to commencing studies. There are exceptions, which are a) if you are a postgraduate student, b) if you were aged 25, on the first day of the academic year support is being applied for, c) you have been married (even if now separated or divorced), d) you were financially self-supporting for at least three years prior to the commencement of your course, e) you have no living parents or that they cannot be traced/contacted. If any of these exceptions apply, then the household income is determined upon your personal income.]
Applicants from the following countries:
Level of Study
Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught Master’s Degree programmes (excluding MRes and Masters by Research)
Mode of study
Year of Entry
2020/21 Year of Entry
The scholarship can be paid either towards tuition fees or as stipend directly to the recipient.
Number of awards available
Undergraduate - 10
Postgraduate Taught - 5
Prospective applicants must:
Scholarship Applications accepted from
3rd February 2020
Scholarship Application deadline
30th April 2020
When candidates will hear the outcome of their application
31st May 2020
Eligible applications will be considered on the basis of their personal statement, academic references along with their academic potential.
For further information or advice:
Phone: +44 (0)191 334 6395
The Santander Scholarship was essential for me to be able to come to Durham University, which was one of the few universities in the world to offer an Anthropology postgraduate course for professionals with different BA studies.Maria Elisa Aranda Blackaller - Santander Scholar