The Anglo-Danish Society


Scholars and partners at the Royal Banquet 4th December 2019


For POST-GRADUATE courses / research 

 Academic year from Oct 2024 to July 2025

Applications are invited from:


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



with a first degree from a university/HEI in the United Kingdom who are undertaking postgraduate studies/research at a university/HEI in Denmark.

Applicants should either have embarked on postgraduate courses / research leading to a higher degree, or be assured of being able to do so in the academic year indicated above. Please observe the closing date of 1st March 2024 for the submission of applications even though the final confirmation of a place is pending or expected shortly after that date.

For the William Charnley Anglo-Danish Scholarship only, the closing date is 30 June 2024. Selection for this award will be carried out by Hughes Hall, Cambridge.


There are no restrictions as to the subject of study other than as specified for the following two special scholarships:

Ove Arup Foundation Award

William Charnley Anglo-Danish Scholarship

(see respective separate pages).

Scholarships are intended to be only a supplement to students’ other funding and will be paid out in two instalments from the beginning of the academic year indicated or such other date as may be approved. The value is currently £2500 per grant. 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.

Each successful applicant will be requested to accept the award confirming that you meet the prerequisite requirements, that a lack of funding will not be a hindrance for the fulfilment of your studies and that you will submit a short report to the Anglo-Danish Society at the end of the academic year for which the award was given. Also, you will be asked to grant us permission to publicise your award.

Academic and residential arrangements are the responsibility of the student. Any queries should be addressed directly to the University/College concerned. For students coming over from Denmark to study in London we refer to this link.

APPLICATION FORMS may be downloaded or requested by e-mail to Completed applications are to be submitted by e-mail to the above address from 1st January 2024 onwards. Closing date for the return of completed applications is 1st March 2024, except the William Charnley Anglo-Danish Scholarship which is 30 June 2024.


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