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Durham University


Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

Durham University is committed to supporting the best students irrespective of financial circumstances.The following scholarships and bursaries are either funded by the University, through partnerships with external organisations or through generous donations from alumni and friends of the University.

All financial support opportunities have associated eligibility conditions such as household income or academic achievement, therefore it is essential applicants consider all requirements prior to submitting an application. Please also observe any application deadlines and submission requirements.

Funding opportunities can also be sourced from external organisations. Our funding database holds a variety of scholarships and bursaries to cover tuition fees and living costs. To access the database please click here.

Scholarship Title

Application Status

Batey Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Brian Cooper Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

British Petroleum Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Choral and Organ Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Chris Deelman Travel Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Durham University Arts Management Group

Current Student

Closing Date for Michaelmas Term Applications:

18th November 2019

Durham Expeditions Group

Current Students

Open 2nd December 2019

Durham University Military Scholarship

2019/20 Entry To Be Confirmed

Durham University Students Travelling Abroad Fund

Current Students

Applications now Closed

Graham and Joanna Barker Scholarship for Music

Closed for 2020/21 Entry

Hogan Lovells Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Laidlaw Scholarship in Research & Leadership

Current Students

Closing Date: 13th December 2019

Robert Young Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Santander Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

St Nicholas Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Student Employability Fund

Applications Open

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships - North East

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Vice Chancellor's Scholarship for Sport, Music and Arts

Closing Date for Applications:

15th January 2020

Vice Chancellor's Scholarship - Academic Excellence at Year End

No Application Process

Weldon Le-Huray Scholarship for Arts & Humanities and Sport

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Weldon Le-Huray Scholarship for Music

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Scholarship

Closed for 2019/20 Entry

The University of Durham makes every effort to ensure that the information published or contained on its website is accurate. However, the University cannot guarantee the information may not subsequently be altered owing to circumstances beyond the University’s reasonable control. Such circumstances include (but are not limited to) change in Government policy, or change of law. Whilst any changes will be incorporated into the University’s website any person wishing to clarify the details of a particular scholarship/s should contact the University at

Contact details

Scholarships and Student Funding Office
Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road