Wolfson College & Pamela K Omidyar Trust Scholarship for Students from Sudan



This scholarship is intended to support students from Sudan whose education has been disrupted by the conflict in that country. It is funded by a generous gift from the Pamela K Omidyar Trust to Wolfson College. The College will seek additional partnerships, e.g. with the Cambridge Trust’s Rowan Williams Scholarship Fund, in order to increase the size and number of the awards available for this purpose.


Award value: £35,000 ~ £40,000 (annual)

Award duration: Course length

Award purpose: Fees (International) Maintenance

No. of awards: 1 (approximately)

Award year: 2024/25

Extendable duration: No

Basis of award grant: Financial need (including Hardship) Academic merit

Only for advertising?: No


Who can apply: Prospective applicant

Level of study: PhD, Masters

Mode of study: Full Time

Nationality: 2 nationalities, Sudan and South Sudan

College: Wolfson College

Other Eligibility:

  • The award is only open to students from Sudan whose education has been disrupted by the ongoing conflict in that country.
  • Preference for this award will be given to applicants who specify Wolfson College as their first or second choice in their admissions application.


Opt in for funding through the Applicant Portal?: Yes

Additional questions in the Applicant Portal?: Yes


Application deadline: Preference will be given to students who have applied by the funding deadline for their course, but late applications may be submitted via the College’s online application form between 15 January and 15 April 2024. The 2024 scholarship application form will open on 15 January 2024. Students who have applied for the fund while completing their initial application for admission do not need to complete the separate college application form, which will be posted here

Application results date: May – July

How to Apply

In order to ensure that your application is directed to Wolfson College you should list Wolfson as your first choice on your application for postgraduate study.

You can find more information about this scholarship in Official link

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