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The Cambridge Bursary Scheme also administers other awards and scholarships which are funded by donors.  These are awarded in addition to the main Cambridge Bursary and students must be in receipt of a full Cambridge Bursary to qualify.  Scholars are nominated based on information we receive through their regional funding body Student Finance England, NI, Wales or the Student Awards Agency Scotland) and there is no need to apply for these separately.  Recipients will be notified at the start of the academic year.


Reuben Scholarships

Over 50 new undergraduate students are selected each year who receive £1,750 per year for three years.  Selections are made across all Colleges and subject areas and care experienced students are prioritised for these awards.  Recipients are selected on the basis of a range of indicators of disavantage, including household income, POLAR and Indices of Multiple Deprivation.  These are kindly funded by a donation from the Reuben Foundation.  More information can be found here .  Reuben Scholars will be invited to take part in networking and alumni events.


Get In Cambridge Bursaries (including Rajagopalan Get In Bursaries)

A number of new undergraduate students who are from an under-represented minority ethnicity (currently Black, British Bangladeshi and British Pakistani) are awarded a Get In Cambridge bursary each year.  Recipients receive £1,750 per year for the duration of their course.  Students can be at any college and taking any subject.  These awards are made possible by philanthropists seeking to address under-representation at Cambridge.


Douglas Cashin Bursaries

Two students in receipt of a full Cambridge Bursary who are studying the four year Classics with Preliminary Year course are awarded bursaries of £1,750 per year.  These awards are funded by a donation and are intended to support students with no background in Classics to access the course.


In order to recive one of these awards students must consent that their details be shared with the donor for monitoring and communications purposes.  Recipients will not be required to participate in any events or opportunities offered by the donor should they choose not to do so.