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About the award

The Nathoo Bursary is an annual award of £10,000 awarded to one first year undergraduate student for the duration of their studies. The Nathoo Bursary is open only to students who have already applied to Cambridge via UCAS and have been offered a place to study at St John's.

Basis of granting the award: 
Academic Merit
Funding for applicants: 
Living costs
Fixed number of awards: 


Apply from: 
Monday, 1 June, 2020
Apply by: 
Monday, 20 July, 2020
Results date: 
Thursday, 10 September, 2020


Separate application needed: 
How to apply: 

All offer holders are considered for the Nathoo Bursary by the College. The first shortlist is drawn by the College based on the candidates' academic records and their performance during the admissions process. An application is not required at this stage. The shortlisted candidates are notified by the College and they are invited to submit a separate application in July. The application form will be sent to them by email. The finalists are invited to attend an interview at the beginning of September. The application open and closing dates are still tentative and will be confirmed at the beginning of summer 2020.

Additional eligibility criteria: 
Household income below £80,000 per annum
Full or part time: 
Full Time


Award value options: 
General financial support
Award minimum value: 
Award maximum value: 
Award value extra info: 

The Nathoo Bursary is £10,000 for the successful candidate. The amount may also be divided equally to two students, in which case each of them will be awarded £5,000 per year for the duration of their studies.

How long is the award for: 
How long is the award for: 
For duration of undergraduate studies, 3 or 4 years


Fee status: 
Country you live in: 
All Countries
All Countries

Study area, type and level

School of Arts and Humanities
Department of Architecture
Department of History of Art
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Faculty of Classics
Faculty of Divinity
Faculty of English
Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages
French Section
German and Dutch Section
Italian Section
Slavonic Studies Section
Spanish and Portuguese Section
Faculty of Music
Faculty of Philosophy
School of Biological Sciences
Department of Biochemistry
Centre for Family Research
Department of Genetics
Milner Therapeutics Institute
Department of Pathology
Department of Pharmacology
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Department of Plant Sciences
Department of Psychology
Sainsbury Laboratory
Cambridge Systems Biology Centre
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Zoology
MRC Toxicology Unit
Wellcome Trust - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute
School of Clinical Medicine
Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Department of Haematology
Department of Medical Genetics
Wellcome Trust - MRC Institute of Metabolic Sciences
Department of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Department of Oncology
Department of Paediatrics
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Department of Radiology
Department of Surgery
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
Institute of Public Health
MRC Biostatistics Unit
MRC Cancer Unit
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory
MRC Epidemiology Unit
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Education
Faculty of History
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Faculty of Human, Social and Political Sciences
Department of Archaeology
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
Department of Social Anthropology
Department of Politics and International Studies
Centre of African Studies
Centre of Development Studies
Centre of Latin American Studies
Centre of South Asian Studies
Centre for Gender Studies
Department of Sociology
Department of Land Economy
Faculty of Law
Institute of Criminology
Lauterpacht Centre for International Law
School of Physical Sciences
Institute of Astronomy
Department of Chemistry
Department of Earth Sciences
Department of Geography
Scott Polar Research Institute
Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Department of Physics
School of Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Department of Computer Science and Technology
Department of Engineering
Cambridge Judge Business School
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Non-School or Affiliated Institutions
Animal Health Trust
Babraham Institute
British Antarctic Survey
Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre
CRUK Cambridge Centre
European Bioinformatics Institute
Institute of Continuing Education
National Institute of Agricultural Botany
Wellcome Sanger Institute
St John's College
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Theology for Ministry
Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery
Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
Who is eligible: 
Applying to a course

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