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2024 Durham University Inspired Hunt Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

We are delighted to announce the introduction of the Hunt Scholarship generously supported by Durham Alumnus and former Netflix CPO, Dr Neil Hunt.

The Hunt Scholarship will provide financial support to the schollars for the duration of the recipients' Computer Science Programme.

All Computer Science programmes - applicants reading Natural Sciences, with a significant proportion of their modules in Computer Science, may also apply

Aim and Benefits 

The Hunt Scholarship will provide £4,000 per year for the duration of the recipients' Computer Science Programme.


  • Students should have a household income below GBP 42,875 (as determined by Student Finance England).
  • Students need to be the first generation in their immediate family to attend a University.
  • Students must be from a background currently underrepresented in Computer Science.

Interview date, Process and Venue

  • All eligible applications for the Hunt Scholarship will be considered on the basis of their personal statement, reference and academic status
  • Other scholarship awards may also be taken into account when considering the allocation of the scholarship
  • The University may use additional datasets to identify applicants who come from neighbourhoods with low overall progression to higher education or high levels of socio-economic deprivation

Application Deadline: 15th April 2024

When candidates will hear the outcome of their application by: End of May 2024

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Durham University on to apply

Submit an academic application to Durham University via UCAS prior to the scholarship deadline.

Apply to UCAS 

Complete a scholarship application

Submit the following by the scholarship deadline of 15th April 2024

If you do not have this information by the scholarship deadline please provide it as soon as you receive it from Student Finance England.

Arrange for a reference in support of your scholarship application to be sent by e-mail to  [email protected] Please ensure your referee submits the reference on letter headed paper which contains:

  1. Their name
  2. Position
  3. Contact details 
  4. The name of the scholarship you have applied for
  5. Your full name

For more details visit: Durham University Website 

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