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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 - North East Scholarships

Application Status

Brian Cooper Scholarship

Open 14th January to 31st March 2020

Durham Inspired - North East Scholarships

Open 20th January to 31st March 2020

Robert Young Scholarship

Open 13th January to 31st March 2020

St Nicholas Scholarship

Open 13th January to 31st March 2020

Scholarship Title

Covid-19 Recovery Fund (current students)

Open for Applications

British Petroleum Scholarship

2020 entry to be confirmed

Chris Deelman Travel Scholarship (current students)

Open 14th January to 2nd March 2020

Choral and Organ Scholarship

2020 entry to be confirmed

Durham University Arts Management Group (current students)

Currently closed for applications

Durham Expeditions Group (current students)

Open 2nd December to 20th March 2020

Durham University Students Travelling Abroad Fund (current students)

2019/20 to be confirmed

Durham University Military Scholarship

Open 3rd February to 30th April 2020

Durham Inspired Computer Science Scholarship

Open 15th January to 28th February 2020

Graham and Joanna Barker Scholarship for Music

Closed for 2020 entry

Hogan Lovells Scholarship

Open 14th January to 31st March 2020

Hunt Scholarship - Computer Science

Open 15th January - 28th February 2020

Santander Scholarship

Open 3rd February to 30th April 2020

Student Employability Fund


Vice Chancellor's Scholarship for Sport, Music and Arts

Closing 15th January 2020

Vice Chancellor's Scholarship - Academic Excellence at Year End

No Application Process

Weldon Le-Huray Scholarship for Arts & Humanities, Music and Sport

Closing Date: 31st January 2020

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

Open 31st March - 8th May 2020

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Contact details

Scholarships and Student Funding Office
Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road