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Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships

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Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities

IMPORTANT UPDATE: the Wolfson Foundation are suspending its Wolfson Studentship funding for the 2023/24 entry.  This page will be updated when more information is available for 2024/5 entry onwards

Cambridge University has been selected as one of the few institutions in the UK to be awarded Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities for PhD students.

Top ranked PhD candidates starting in 2022 (if eligible) will automatically be considered for a prestigious Wolfson award.   Home fee status candidates only are eligible.

Four full scholarships are available to students across the University applying for entry in October 2022 in the area of Literature and Languages. The Wolfson scholarship provides over £30,000 per annum to cover fees, stipend and a generous allowance towards research costs.

Applicants should submit their application for admission by 6 January 2022.  No separate application form is required. Eligible applicants will be considered automatically.

Please ensure your application for admission is made by this date at the very latest. Details on making an application and links to the application process can be found on the Postgraduate Admissions website.