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Scholarships Bursaries and Awards

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.

Please select the relevant section to explore the potential funding opportunities.

North East Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships to support North East applicants commencing in October 2023
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Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships available for students commencing with Durham University in October 2023
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Postgraduate Scholarships

Postgraduate Scholarships available for postgraduate taught and research students commencing with Durham University in September/October 2023
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International Scholarships

International Scholarship opportunities commencing in October 2023
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Funding Opportunities for current students

Potential funding opportunities for current students in the academic year 2022 -2023
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College and Department Scholarships

Scholarship and bursary opportunities from Colleges and Departments across the University.
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