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Durham University

Durham Palestine Educational Trust

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United Kingdom
30 Mar 2024
Application deadline


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Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Full tuition waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Scholarships to support students from the West Bank or Gaza on a Taught Master's Degree or with IELTS fees. The Trust will offer four one-year taught Masters Degree Scholarships at Durham University, starting in October.

The Trust will also offer five IELTS fee scholarships in 2023 to candidates who cannot afford to take an English Language test.

Applicable programmes


Full tuition fees covered by Durham University (excluding MBA programmes).


  • Applicants must be from Palestinian Occupied Territories.
  • Have completed, before July, a degree at a university in the West Bank or Gaza.
  • Have achieved a cumulative average grading (GPA) of at least 80% (or 3.0 or B) in your first degree.
  • Possess a certificate of English Language proficiency acceptable to the course you wish to study at Durham University.
  • Have submitted an online application for postgraduate study at Durham University and you have received EITHER an ‘unconditional offer’ of admission OR a ‘conditional offer’ and you are able to fulfil the conditions of that offer (e.g. obtain the required IELTS scores) before 30 March 2023.
  • Have been active in student or community life.
  • Live in the West Bank or Gaza and belong to a family that is normally resident in the West Bank or Gaza.
  • Are unable to study abroad through the finances of your immediate family.
  • Are able to live in the UK for 12 months as a single person.


Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required





Application deadline

30 Mar 2024

Submit an academic application to Durham University. The academic application must be submitted by 30 March. Applicants may also wish to consider their choice of college.  Provide evidence of your Durham Palestine Educational Trust Scholarship to colleagues in our admissions service.

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