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  • Cambridge, United Kingdom Apply before 30 September 2020 1 year Status: Closed

About the Scholarship


Since 2015, Jusoor has partnered with the Cambridge Trust to offer fully-funded master-level scholarships across a wide variety of disciplines. Two scholarships have been awarded to date. Awardees are committed to the redevelopment of Syria.


Applicants must meet the following criteria

  •  Be a Syrian national possessing either a Syrian passport or Syrian national ID card

  •  Have continuously lived in Syria prior to the current crisis and be currently living in Syria or a neighboring country

  •  Apply to any master degree program at Cambridge University and receive admission to the program

  •  Demonstrate financial need

  •  Show intent to return to Syria when it is safe and practical to do so and/or intent to contribute to the redevelopment of Syria

Scholarship FAQs

Please carefully read the below

- How much is the scholarship award?
The exact amount of the award will be determined at the time the awardee is notified with the scholarship offer. The scholarship includes full tuition and mandatory fees, as well as a living stipend sufficient to cover expenses while enrolled in the academic program. Visa costs and any English language or other exam fees will not be covered. If you would like to request financial assistance with the academic program application fee, please contact Cambridge University.

- How many awards will be given for this cycle?
Just one award will be given for the academic year starting in Fall 2021.

- When will I be notified of my application status?
Please note Cambridge University oversees the selection process and will notify the awardee by June 2021.

- What master's degree programs are eligible?
All master's degree programs at Cambridge University are eligible. Please note that the Cambridge Trust does not typically offer full scholarships for the MBA or MFin programs. Funding for these programs is considered on a case-by-case basis.

- How do I apply for the scholarship?
There is no separate application for this scholarship. All applicants who submit an application for a master's degree program at Cambridge University and who meet the aforementioned eligibility criteria are automatically considered for the scholarship.

- What do you look for in the ideal candidate?
We look for a balance of the following: 1) strong undergraduate GPA; 2) volunteer and/or work experience relevant to your field of study; 3) proven leadership ability as demonstrated through volunteer and/or work experience, and 4) willingness and demonstrated intent to contribute to the redevelopment of Syria.

- What documents are required for submission?
Please see the requirements for the program to which you are applying on the Cambridge University website.