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The School of Modern Languages and Cultures are delighted to offer the following scholarships


The Helen Sharp Undergraduate Scholarship in Modern Languages

Are you considering starting your undergraduate study with us in 2022?

Thanks to a generous gift from our alumna Helen Potts, we have a new scholarship to offer to a talented student from a low-income background. This a fantastic opportunity for you to pursue academic excellence and enhance you career prospects within our School of Modern Languages and Cultures, recently ranked 6th in the UK in the 2022 Guardian University Guide.

To apply, you will be embarking on an undergraduate degree programme in Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University. The scholarship award may be used to cover tuition, living costs and any other associated costs of study, and is a maximum of £4,000 per annum for up to four years.

The inaugural scholarship will be available to a student beginning their undergraduate studies in the 2022-23 academic year. To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be in need of financial assistance at the time of application
  • Have been educated at a state-maintained UK school, college or other secondary education provider for at least two of the most recent four years of your education

We will update this page when applications open, so do bookmark it for now and we’ll look forward to receiving your application later this academic year.