Gilbert Murray UN Study Awards


To study the purposes and work of the United Nations.

Awards are only given to support a specific project, such as a research visit to the headquarters of an international organization, or to a particular country, or a short research course at an institution abroad that will assist the applicant in his or her study of international affairs in relation to the purpose and work of the United Nations. The UK Study Awards are not intended as general financial support for the study of international affairs.


Open to persons of any nationality who are, or who have been, students at a university or similar institution in the United Kingdom. Candidates should currently be taking or should have recently taken part in a course of international affairs or international law and must not be over 25 years of age, although consideration will be given to those over that age in special cases.

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Award Value


Application procedure

Applicants must submit five copies, typed and on one side only, of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an outline of their intention with regard to a future career, full particulars of the purpose for which the award would be used and a supporting testimonial from a person capable of judging the candidate's ability to use the award profitably. Applicants must be currently registered on, or have recently completed, a degree programme at a UK University.

Closing date

April 1st


Small individual contributions

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

Gilbert Murray Trust

The International Studies Committee of the Gilbert Murray Trust is a small foundation dedicated to the promotion of international education, especially with regard to the theory and practice of the United Nations.

Contact Details

  • 18 6555 6633
  • Department of International Relations
    Houghton Street
    WC2A 2AE

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Gilbert Murray Trust by using the links below.


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