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Current Funding Opportunities

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Current Students Funding Application

The deadline has now closed for the first call for most current postgraduate and undergraduate students to apply for funding for the academic year 2018-2019.

Rowan Williams & Wolfson College Studentship

This is a full-cost award for new postgraduate and undergraduate students with a conditional offer of admission to the University of Cambridge. The award is designed to support candidates who face severe barriers in coming to study in Cambridge. Eligible candidates may be from an area of instability or zone of conflict; or be at risk of discrimination, persecution, suffering, violence or other abuse of their human rights. Find out more on the Cambridge Trust website.

Wolfson College Sports Grants

Applications for Sports Grants will open in the next academic year and are considered in mid-November. Grants of up to £200 are awarded on the basis of those in most financial need. You can find out more about the Sports Grants here.

Travel & Research and Vacation Project Grants

Wolfson College has a limited fund to support travel to conferences and to cover some research-related expenses. Awards up to £400 are available to undergraduates and postgraduates on one or two-year courses, and awards of up to £1200 are available to PhD students. You can find out more and apply for a Wolfson College Travel & Research or Vacation Project Grant here.

Hardship Funds

Funds are available to support students who find themselves in financial hardship. It is advised that you discuss your situation with your tutor before applying to this fund, and/or seek assistance from the Student Finance Officer. You can find out more about the Hardship Fund and apply here.

Music Scholarships

Brian Moore Accompanist Scholarship

We offer a choir accompanist scholarship each year worth £450 with additional 'perks' including a keyboard in your room, free choir tours, and piano/organ/singing lessons. Auditions are held during the first week of Michaelmas Term at a time to be agreed with the Director of Music. Please email the Director of Music, Ms Lyn Alcántara, if you would like to apply. Last year's application form is available (for information only) here.

Choral Scholarships

We offer up to six choral scholarships each year, each with a stipend of £100. Additional 'perks' include a number of free Formal Halls, free choir tours and singing lessons. Auditions are held during the first week of Michaelmas Term. Please email the Director of Music, Ms Lyn Alcántara, if you would like to apply. 

What's on

Barton House Garden by Fiona Gilsenan

National Garden Scheme Open Garden

31/08/2019 at 13.00

Head Gardener Phil invites visitors to enjoy the garden as part of the National Garden Scheme Open Days.

Dr Steve Evans

Wolfson in Bangladesh

02/09/2019 at 10.00

Wolfson Fellow Steve Evans is visiting Dhaka from 2nd - 5th September and will be taking the opportunity to engage with Wolfson College alumni in the area. 

Sue Swaffield

Wolfson in Hamburg

02/09/2019 at 19.00

Wolfson Fellow Sue Swaffield will be visiting Hamburg in early September and would be delighted to meet with alumni in the local area. 


Ken Cheng comedy

Out-of-Term Howler with Ken Cheng

02/09/2019 at 20.00

It's the first ever out-of-term Howler and we're craving some comedy!

Henry Moore Gardens

Emeritus Fellows Trip - Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

11/09/2019 at 10.00

You are cordially invited to the next excursion organised by the College Society of Emeritus Fellows. This year we have already visited the North Norfolk coast in May, Grime’s Graves and Felbrigg Hall in June and Gainsborough Old Hall in July. The next outing will be  to the Henry Moore Studios & Gardens, Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire.