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Bursaries and Concessions

Bursaries and concessions are offered by the Institute of Continuing Education for the following types of courses. Please follow the links for more information.

You will find it helpful to read our Bursary Scheme 2020 terms and conditions carefully before applying.  If you have any questions about our Bursaries or our concessions please email ice.admissions@ice.cam.ac.uk. Closed bursaries will reopen next year unless otherwise stated.

Non Award-Bearing Short Courses

Below are the bursaries and concessions offered by the Institute of Continuing Education for our non-award bearing short courses.

Bursaries

Name Eligibility criteria Employment sector Tuition fee reduction Eligible courses Application period How to apply/book
Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary See Employment Sector Any teacher with Qualified Teacher Status working in a UK state-funded school or further education institution 50%  Short courses and Online courses Ongoing Place your booking and enter the school you teach at and contact details when requested
New Horizons Bursary See Employment Sector Nominated by New Horizons Coach 100%  Short courses and Online courses Closes 30 June 2020 Contact the Admissions team before placing your booking
ICE Volunteer Bursary People who have volunteered for a minimum of 10 hours over a period of 6 months or more with a charity. See terms and conditions. Charities in East Anglia.  100% Short courses (one day and Tuesday half day). Closes 31 July 2020 Complete the volunteers bursary application form.

Concessions

Name Eligibility criteria Employment sector Tuition fee reduction Eligible courses Application period How to apply/book
Cambridge Alumni (CAMCard) concession Applicable to Cambridge University Alumni only.  Not applicable 25% Short courses and Online courses, International Summer Programmes. Exclusions apply 1 Ongoing Place your booking and enter the Alumni promotional code when prompted
University of Cambridge staff concession Applicable to employees who hold a contract of employment with the University Not applicable 25% Short courses and Online courses, International Summer Programmes. Exclusions apply. Ongoing Place your booking and enter University payroll number when prompted

1 Not applicable to the Pre-University Programme.

Undergraduate Award Bearing Courses

Below are the bursaries and concessions offered by the Institute of Continuing Education for our undergraduate courses.

Bursaries

Name Requires evidence of financial hardship 1 Specific eligibility Tuition fee reduction Number available Eligible courses and subjects Applications open  Applications close
ICE First Time in Higher Education Arts and Humanities students 50% 2 Arts and Humanities Certificates

January 2020

21 April, 2020
ICE First Time in Higher Education Science students 50% 2 Science Certificates

January 2020

21 April, 2020
Edward and Ivy Rose Hood Memorial None Up to £1000 2 All Certificates and Diplomas

January 2020

21 April, 2020​
Cambridge United Community Trust Cambridge United Community Trust participants and staff 100% 4 Specified Certificates January 2020 21 April, 2020
Workers' Educational Association (Eastern Region) Must have recently completed a WEA (Eastern) adult education course 100% 2 Specified Certificates

January 2020 

21 April, 2020

National Extension College (NEC) Must have recently complete an NEC course  100% 1 Specified Certificates January 2020 21 April, 2020
Churton Collins Memorial​ Not applicable None £1000 2 English literature Certificates and Diplomas January 2020 21 April 2020
ourcambridge Not applicable University of Cambridge staff members (grades 1-6) who have not previously studied at higher education level. 100% up to 12 Certificates January 2020 21 April 2020
Learning Together - Longford Trust People who have completed a Learning Together course while under criminal justice supervision in prison or post-release. 100% TBC All Certificates

TBC

TBC

1 Qualifying income level may include a gross household income of not more than £25,000 per year or you may be in receipt of a qualifying benefit such as income support, job-seekers' allowance, employment and support alloance (ESA), universal credit, or your sole income is a State Pension and/or you are in receipt of pension credit.

To apply for an undergraduate award bearing course bursary, please apply for your chosen course first and then make an application for a bursary using the simple online bursary application form.

Concessions

Name Specific eligibility Tuition fee reduction Eligible courses and subjects Application period How to apply
Cambridge Alumni (CAMCARD) concession

Applicable to Cambridge University Alumni only

25% UG Certificates and Diplomas (exclusions apply 1)​ Ongoing Apply for your course. When awarded a place, book your place entering the Alumni promotional code when prompted
University of Cambridge staff concession Applicable to employees who hold a contract of employment with the University 25% All UG Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas. Exclusions apply. Ongoing Apply for your course, and enter University payroll number when prompted

1 Excludes: Undergraduate Certificate in Coaching, Undergraduate Diploma in Coaching and all Advanced Diplomas. 

Postgraduate Award Bearing Courses

Please find below the complete list of bursaries and concessions offered by the Institute of Continuing Education for our postgraduate courses.

Bursaries

Name Specific eligibility Tuition fee reduction Number available Specified course and/or subject  Application period How to apply
First Story Educators working in disadvantaged settings 50% 4 PG Certificate in Teaching Creative Writing Open for 2020-21. Closed for 2020
ICE Advanced Subject Teaching Teachers 1 Up to £3,000 10 MSt Advanced Subject Teaching Open for 2020-22. Apply Now
Linda Fisher Not applicable £250 2 1 per course intake MSt International Relations Closed for 2019 - 20. Will reopen for 2021-- 22. Closed for 2019

Concessions

Name Specific eligibility Tuition fee reduction Specified course and/or subject Application period How to apply
Cambridge Alumni (CAMCARD) concession Applicable to Cambridge University Alumni only 25%  ICE-owned Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma (exclusions apply3) Ongoing Contact the Admissions team 
University of Cambridge staff concession Applicable to employees who hold a contract of employment with the University 25% All PG Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas (exclusions apply3) Ongoing Contact the Admissions team

1 Qualified English or History Teachers at State Schools with low progression of students to HE, or disadvantaged settings
2 Can also be used for travel, books etc.

3 Excludes: Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Genomic Medicine, Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Healthcare Data, Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Architecture.