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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

Giles Yeo

Giles Yeo - Gene Eating: The truth about diets

28/06/2019 at 18.00

Giles Yeo explores how to break the cycle of pseudo-science and misinformation surrounding the world of dieting as he discusses his book Gene Eating: The science of obesity and the truth about diets


Garden in spring

Festival of Wellbeing Open Gardens

30/06/2019 at 12.00

The gardens at Wolfson College have been described as among the most interesting and diverse in Cambridge and offer seasonal colour and fragrance in abundance all year round.

Open Days 2019

College Open Days

04/07/2019 at 11.30

Interesting in starting a degree aged 21 or over? Join one of our Open Days to find out what it's like to study at Wolfson College, and get tips from our Admissions Tutors on making a competitive application to the University of Cambridge.

Alumni reunion 2018

2019 Alumni Reunion & Dinner

21/09/2019 at 11.00

A great weekend to visit Wolfson and reconnect with your fellow Alumni! This year, we will be celebrating the following matriculation years: 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.