Our aim is to foster candidates’ intellectual, ethical and spiritual life to enable them to become effective leaders in the community.  


All states

1. Davis McCaughey Cambridge Australia Scholarship(s) may cover both full and/or half of the costs associated with coursework Masters degrees (except MBA) and are available to applicants Australia wide.

2. The Cambridge Australia A P Platt Scholarship(s) cover half the costs associated with the coursework Masters degrees (except MBA) and are available to applicants Australia wide.


Note: Some scholarships are tied to specific colleges or have a strong preference for a given college. 

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Show proven academic ability, supported by appropriate references;

  • Demonstrate achievements in other field(s) and the energy to use their talents to the full as exemplified by contribution to the community and organisations to which they belong; and

  • Be of excellent character and have a commitment to ethical leadership.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in varying states for these scholarships. International students are not eligible.

To apply, applicants do not need to have fully completed their undergraduate studies, but must be near completion, e.g. one to two semesters remaining.  If your application is successful you will be issued with a conditional offer that depends on your successful completion of an Australian degree. Your Australian degree must be completed before you can commence studies at University of Cambridge.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Meet with members of Cambridge Australia Scholarships, and donors, prior to leaving for Cambridge;

  • Keep Cambridge Australia Scholarships informed about their academic and other activities at the end of each term and on completion of their course; and

  • Allow Cambridge Australia Scholarships to publicise their achievements as scholars.

On completion of their course, successful scholars are expected to:

  • Encourage others to apply for Scholarships;

  • Meet with past, current and prospective scholars; and

  • Make contributions to the scholarship fund where possible.

Note: Some scholarships are tied to specific colleges or have a strong preference for a given college. 

For further information on entry requirements, click here.


VICTORIA

1. The Cambridge Australia Allen Scholarship(s) cover half of the costs associated with coursework Masters degrees (except MBA) and are available to Victorian applicants.


2. The Patrick Moore Cambridge Australia Scholarship(s) cover half the costs associated with the coursework Masters degrees (except MBA) and are available to Victorian applicants.

Note: Some scholarships are tied to specific colleges or have a strong preference for a given college.

Due to the generosity of a number of Cambridge alumni in Victoria, Cambridge Australia Scholarships offers these half-scholarships for applicants who are Australian citizens and have graduated from a Victorian university OR are Australian citizens born in Victoria, to study for Masters degrees (except the Master of Business Administration) at Cambridge. 

Each scholarship is tenable for one year and covers one half of the total costs (University fees, College fees and maintenance) associated with a coursework Masters degree.

These half-scholarships are designed to encourage candidates to co-fund their studies—e.g., with funding from other scholarships; prior employment income; or sponsorship from business, clubs or family and friends.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Show proven academic ability, supported by appropriate references;

  • Demonstrate achievements in other field(s) and the energy to use their talents to the full as exemplified by contribution to the community and organisations to which they belong; and

  • Be of excellent character and to have the ability to lead to improve the lot of others in this life.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Melbourne for these scholarships.

To apply, applicants do not need to have fully completed their undergraduate studies, but must be near completion—e.g., have one to two semesters remaining.  If your application is successful you will be issued with a conditional offer that depends on your successful completion of an Australian degree.  Your Australian degree must be completed before you can commence studies at University of Cambridge.

Successful Candidates will be expected to:

  • Meet with members of Cambridge Australia Scholarships, and donors, prior to leaving for Cambridge;

  • Keep Cambridge Australia Scholarships informed about their academic and other activities at the end of each term and on completion of their course; and

  • Allow Cambridge Australia Scholarships to publicise their achievements as scholars.

On completion of their course, successful scholars are expected to:

  • Encourage others to apply for Scholarships;

  • Meet with past, current and prospective scholars; and

  • Make contributions to the scholarship fund where possible.

For further information on entry requirements, click here.


NSW

Please note that this scholarship is currently not open to new applicants

The Cambridge Australia Erich Narev Scholarship is available to NSW residents and/or graduates of a NSW university, to study for a Masters degree (except MBA) at Cambridge.

The Erich Narev Scholarship may be awarded in preference to candidates wishing to study mathematics, a science or human rights. Consideration will also be given to candidates personal circumstances, where some kind of disadvantage (past or present) exists. Candidates who wish to have the selection committee consider matters relevant to disadvantage should provide a personal statement setting out, in confidence, relevant details to the CAS Executive Officer. The Erich Narev scholarship is a full scholarship.

Generally, the aim of the scholarships is to foster candidate's intellectual, ethical and spiritual life to enable them to become effective leaders in the community. Scholarships are tenable for one year.

Half scholarships may also be offered (covering University fees, College fees and maintenance) associated with a coursework Masters degree. These scholarships are designed to encourage candidates to co-fund their studies e.g. with funding from other scholarships, employment income, or sponsorship from business, clubs or family and friends.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Show proven academic ability, supported by appropriate references;

  • Demonstrate achievements in other field(s) and the energy to use their talents to the full as exemplified by contribution to the community and organisations to which they belong; and

  • Be of excellent character and have a commitment to ethical leadership.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Sydney for these scholarships.

International students are not eligible to apply.

Applicants do not need to have fully completed their undergraduate studies, but must be near completion, e.g. one to two semesters remaining. If your application is successful you will be issued with a conditional offer that depends on your successful completion of an Australian degree . Your Australian degree must be completed before you can commence studies at University of Cambridge.

Successful Candidates will be expected to:

  • Meet with members of Cambridge Australia Scholarships, and donors, prior to leaving for Cambridge;

  • Keep Cambridge Australia Scholarships informed about their academic and other activities at the end of each term and on completion of their course; and

  • Allow Cambridge Australia Scholarships to publicise their achievements as scholars.

On completion of their course, successful scholars are expected to:

  • Encourage others to apply for Scholarships;

  • Meet with past, current and prospective scholars; and

  • Make contributions to the scholarship fund where possible.

For further information on entry requirements, deadlines and the process of applying to the University of Cambridge click here


Western Australia

  1. The Cambridge Australia Frank Downing Scholarship covers half of the cost associated with coursework Masters degrees (except MBA) and are available to Western Australian applicants.

Note: This scholarship may be awarded in preference for study in law.  

Due to the generosity of the Downing Family, Mr Christopher K G Rowe, Members of HWL Ebsworth (previously Downing and Downing) and members of the WA legal and business communities - Cambridge Australia Scholarships offers this half-scholarship for applicants who are Australian citizens and have either graduated from a Western Australian university OR were born in WA, to study for a  Masters degree (except the Master of Business Administration) at Cambridge.

Cambridge Australia Scholarships aim is to foster candidates’ intellectual, ethical and spiritual life to enable them to become effective leaders in the community.   Each scholarship is tenable for one year and covers one half of the total costs (University fees, College fees and maintenance) associated with a coursework Masters degree.

These half-scholarships are designed to encourage candidates to co-fund their studies—e.g., with funding from other scholarships; prior employment income; or sponsorship from business, clubs or family and friends.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Show proven academic ability, supported by appropriate references;

  • Demonstrate achievements in other field(s) and the energy to use their talents to the full as exemplified by contribution to the community and organisations to which they belong; and

  • Be of excellent character and to have the ability to lead to improve the lot of others in this life.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed in Perth for these scholarships.

To apply, applicants do not need to have fully completed their undergraduate studies, but must be near completion—e.g., have one to two semesters remaining.  If your application is successful you will be issued with a conditional offer that depends on your successful completion of an Australian degree.  Your Australian degree must be completed before you can commence studies at University of Cambridge.

Successful Candidates will be expected to:

  • Meet with members of Cambridge Australia Scholarships, and donors, prior to leaving for Cambridge;

  • Keep Cambridge Australia Scholarships informed about their academic and other activities at the end of each term and on completion of their course; and

  • Allow Cambridge Australia Scholarships to publicise their achievements as scholars.

On completion of their course, successful scholars are expected to:

  • Encourage others to apply for Scholarships;

  • Meet with past, current and prospective scholars; and

  • Make contributions to the scholarship fund where possible.


Queensland

The Cambridge Australian Scholarship for Queensland will be awarded for the first time in 2020. The Scholarship has been established through the generosity of Justice Anthe Philippides.

To be eligible candidates must be born or reside in Queensland; or be graduating from a university in Queensland.

Consideration will be given to candidates’ personal circumstances where some kind of disadvantage (past or present) exists.

For enquiries please contact the CAS office.

As with all CAS scholarships, candidates must firstly apply and be accepted into their chosen course at the University of Cambridge. See how to apply.