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Isaac Newton Trust


Graduate studentships and bursaries

The Trust does not itself offer graduate studentships and does NOT provide support for research costs of PhD students.

However, the Trust is proud to support the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnerships by providing additional studentships to increase the size of the cohorts studying at Cambridge.

The Trust is also a major contributor to the INT/College Masters' Bursaries Programme run by the Student Registry: the Isaac Newton Trust, in partnership with named Colleges, provides a substantial number of bursaries of up to £12,000 to UK students undertaking Masters courses with the intention of continuing to a PhD (our sister foundation, the Cambridge Trust supports EU students) Details of this competition can be found on the University's graduate admissions funding webpages.

Information of the range of studentships and bursaries for graduate students provided by the University and the Cambridge Trusts can be found via the Graduate Admissions Office website

Cambridge Bursary Scheme

For some years the Isaac Newton Trust was a major contributor to the cost of (and administrator for) the Cambridge Bursary schemes for undergraduates, in partnership with the University and colleges. These bursaries provide support to nearly 3000 undergraduate students every year, on a sliding scale depending on their household income.

Please note that the Isaac Newton Trust passed the administration for these programmes over to the Student Registry in 2015 and no longer contributes financially. All queries should therefore be directed as follows:

Use of your personal data

In order to process your application for support from the Trust and for us to manage any subsequent award and to let you know about opportunities open to our 'INT fellows', the trust collects a minimum set of personal data.  Please see the Trust's policy on the collection and use of personal data here.