The Anglo-Danish Society provides grants of a minimum of £2,500 for Danish students to undertake postgraduate study in the UK.

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Scholarships are intended to be only a supplement to students’ other funding and will run for a period of up to six months from the beginning of the academic year indicated or such other date as may be approved. All applicants are required to submit a budget for their study period and two signed letters of recommendation from persons of academic or professional standing.

Successful applicants will be requested to submit a short report to the Society on the academic work undertaken during the period of study and will also be asked to give their permission for the Society to publicise awards. The report should be submitted at the end of the academic year for which they were given an award.

At a glance

  • Funding valueMinimum value is £2,500 per grant
  • Suitable for Applicants fromEU
  • DeadlineOn going
  • Funding provider(s)The Anglo-Danish Society

What it covers

A grant of at least £2,500 toward the cost of postgraduate study.

Who can apply

Danish Graduates with a first degree from a Danish university/higher education institution (HEI) who are undertaking postgraduate studies/research at a university/HEI in the United Kingdom.

Applicable courses

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

Further information

The only application documents to be completed/provided are the application form itself, the budget form and two recent references in English. If any other papers are added it may result in the application being rejected. This also applies to any applications received after 1 March.

There are no restrictions to the subject of study (other than as specified for the Ove Arup Foundation Award) but applications for projects meeting one or more of the following criteria will be favoured:

  • Making use of specific educational opportunities existing between Denmark and the UK;
  • Contributing to cultural interchange between Denmark and the UK;
  • Having relevance to current issues in either or both countries.

While there is no requirement for a minimum period of study, any application for a period shorter than a full academic year will need to justify how it fits in with a broader academic aim. 

How to apply

Application forms can be downloaded from the Anglo-Danish Society website or requested by email from scholarships@anglo-danishsociety.org.uk. Completed applications should be submitted by email to the above address from 1 January onwards. The closing date for the return of completed applications is 1 March each year.

Please read the guidance for applicants before completing the application form.