Dates and Deadlines


Herchel Smith Scholarships starting in September 2022 are open to members of Emmanuel College, whether currently resident or not, whose first degree (at Cambridge or elsewhere) was or will be completed between June 2017 and September 2022.

Application deadline

Applications are required to reach the Master's PA:, no later than Saturday 23 October 2021. Candidates are required to name two or three referees, and to ask each of them to write a letter of support directly to the Master's PA to reach her by the same date. Alternatively, letters of support may be enclosed with the application; see the further Information for instructions in this case.


A shortlisting meeting will be held on 17 November 2021. Interviews will take place on 18 January 2022.