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


Postgraduate Taught Programmes (PGT)

Postgraduate Research Programmes (PGR)

Please ensure that you submit an academic application to Durham University by the deadline date of the scholarship you are applying for.




Scholarship Application Status
Chevening Scholarships - PGT Open 20/08/22 to 01/11/22 12.00 GMT
China Scholarship Council - PGR  
Colfuturo - PGT/PGR Please see web site 
Commonwealth Masters Scholarships - PGT 2023 Entry due to open September 2022 to December 2023
Commonwealth Shared Scholarships PGT Open 3rd November 2022 t0 16.00 (GMT) on 13th December 2022
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships - PGR 2023 Entry due to open September 2022 to December 2022
Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Scholarships Due to open November 2022.  Please visit Commonwealth Commission web site
Durham Doctoral Studentships Peace and Trust   
Durham Palestine Educational Trust - PGT Application dates to be confirmed
Durham Training Partnerships and Centres - PGR  
Fulbright - Durham Scholarship - PGT 2023 Entry Deadline 15th September 2022 11.59
Hatfield Lioness Scholarship - PGT to be confirmed
Marshall Scholarship - PGT 2023 entry applications now closed.
Postgraduate Student Support Scholarships - PGT and MRes To be confirmed
Research Council Awards - PGR  
Ruth First Scholarship - PGT 2023 Entry deadline 28th February 2023
Said Scholarship - PGT 2023 Entry deadline 17.00 (UK) 28th October 2022.

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