If you require support from College or an official letter then please apply using the relevant form from this page.


The College can provide letters for official purposes.  Please complete the relevant form and submit.

Request to Change Subject

For undergraduates who wish to be considered for a change of subject

Excess Residence

Excess Residence Application - Easter Term 2020: Deadline for applications to be returned to the Accommodation Officer is 14.30 hours, Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Financial assistance

Sports Bursaries

Subject Specific Grants

Spearing Travel Grants (Engineering) To promote technical and industrial visits abroad by engineering students which are not part of their normal coursework.  Preference is given to students studying one of the branches of Engineering.  Please send a brief justification of the purpose of the visit and an analysis of costs to the Senior Tutor via the Tutorial Secretary.  Deadline for applications - 28 February 2020.

The Taylor Travel Bursary (from Michaelmas 2021): This Bursary is endowed to help MML students with academic-related travel costs, including assistance with the year abroad undertaken as part of the MML Tripos and to support vacation travel to countries relevant to students’ studies, especially European countries. An annual award of £500 will be made on the recommendation of the DoS in MML. Application is via the Travel Grant Application Form.

The Milgate Fund (Economics) - Established to support the academic and educational activities of Queens' undergraduate and graduate students reading Economics.

The Haszeldine Fund (Chemistry): To support undergraduate and postgraduate Chemistry students.  Providing assistance for academic related travel; research projects; books; equipment; dissertation expenses; chemistry events and The Queens' Chemistry Society.

The Macpherson Fund (Law) - To support the academic activities of Queens’ law students.  Students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) can apply for a small grant to cover certain additional costs arising from their law studies through, for example, the purchase of books or the binding of a dissertation.

The Seear Fund (Architecture Expense Reclaim Form) Expenses will be reimbursed, with the approval of the Director of Studies, for 50% of the amount spent up to a maximum of £300 in any one acdemic year.

The Grahame John Dickins Award:  To support postgraduate students studying at the Cavendish Laboratory. Providing assistance with academic related travel grants, research grants, financial difficulty, fourth year/overrunning funding.

Friends of Queens' Music - application for funding:  Available to any current undergraduate or postgraduate student member of Queens', or any Musical Society.  Applications may be made in advance with receipts submitted within 30 days of the purchase/event.  Applications must be received by 12.00 noon on the deadline date. Upcoming deadlines are: 06 November 2020 12 February 2021, 14 May 2021, 16 July 2021.

Armenian General Benevolent Union Global Leadership Programme: A programme for second-year medicine students to travel to Armenia for an internship in the summer vacation. Enquiries regarding applications to the programme should be sent to Dr Janet Maguire. More information about the programme can be found on the AGBU website and in this report from last year's recipient of the award, Samuel Amey. This internship programme is generously supported by Grace Knadijan Davidian, in honour of her brother Dikran Knadjian (1970), who disappeared in 1972. Dikran came to Queens' from Kingswood School, Bath, to read Medicine.


Travel Grant Application Form (including The Professor Ajit Singh Travel Award, John Collins Bursary and the Taylor Travel Bursary)

Application for Reimbursement of Language Costs   This is relevant to courses undertaken with the University Language Centre, but does not include in-sessional English courses

Thesis Binding Expenses Claims (PhD students only) - applications should now be made to the University Graduate Hardship Fund

Student Support Application Form (updated April 2021)

The Alan & Christina MacDonald Awards provide funding for non-UK/EU graduate students.


University Funding Links

The Hawks' Charitable Trust.  Awards to students, undergraduate and graduate, on the basis of potential or established sporting excellence and financial need. Closing date: 14 February 2020

The Donald Robertson Travel Fund application form - travel awards to undergraduates, graduating BA in 2021 or later.  Deadline for applications is 12 noon, 28 April 2020.

Cambridge Bursary Scheme.  Available to UK and EU students.

Bell, Abbott and Barnes Funds.  To provide students in financial difficulties, and particularly to those suffering financial difficulty.  Grants of up to £2,000 per annum are available.  Eligibility for this fund includes students studying towards any of the following courses: BA, BTh, BChir, VetMB, MusB, CGCM, MEng, MMath, MSci

Sources of financial assistance within the University.  Isaac Newton Trust.