The Karten Charitable Trust supports studentships for postgraduate studies and research at universities in the UK.  Read more Read less

The Trust awards a limited number of scholarships to Jewish and Israeli students wishing to undertake postgraduate or post-doctoral studies or research at universities or other approved professional/educational institutions in the UK.

The average award is currently between £1,000 and £2,000 per annum, and is intended to assist with course/tuition fees and living expenses and to supplement other sources of income. Although the scholarships are not automatically renewed, the Committee will normally make a commitment to support successful candidates undertaking PhD-level studies for a maximum of three years. Applicants are expected to live in the UK for the duration of their course.

At a glance

  • Funding valueBetween £1,000 and £2,000 per annum
  • Suitable for Applicants fromRest of World, UK
  • DeadlineOn going
  • Funding provider(s)The Karten Charitable Trust

What it covers

The amount awarded is currently between £1,000 and £2,000 per annum and is intended to assist with course/tuition fees, living expenses, and supplement other sources of income.

Who can apply

Jewish and Israeli students wishing to undertake postgraduate or post-doctoral studies or research at universities or other approved professional/educational institutions in the UK.

Applicable courses

This funding opportunity is applicable to many courses, please see the 'Who can apply' section for more information.

Further information

Students are expected to have good levels of academic achievement and to be accepted at an established and recognised department and institution for their area of study.

Applications from those who are already engaged in the course of study, for which assistance is requested, will normally be given a lower priority by the selection committee.

Evidence of an application to or acceptance by the institution must be produced when applying for a grant.

Before sending in your application form, please check carefully that:

  • Your proposed course of study falls within our criteria for an award;
  • You have provided adequate details of how you will finance your studies in the UK, including the payment of fees and all living expenses.

How to apply

Applications must be made, by email, on the official application form during the academic year prior to the proposed beginning of the course of study. The closing date for receipt of the completed application form is 31 March for the academic year beginning the following autumn.

All questions on the application form must be answered in adequate detail and a realistic plan must be submitted, showing how you will finance your studies, including the award of a Karten Charitable Trust scholarship.

Evidence of an application to or acceptance by the institution must be produced when applying for a grant.

If you have any questions please email info@bblbscholarship.org.uk.