Fully funded 2018/2019 Cambridge Trust International Scholarships for PhD Students, UK

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 6th December 2017

Fields of Study: Only programs on offer at the university

About Scholarship: The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 250 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course in the next academic year. The awards will be made on a competitive basis to those applicants considered by their departments to be the most outstanding.

Type: Research leading to PhD

Eligibility: To be eligible to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship, students must:

  • be liable to pay the Overseas University Composition Fee (i.e. be assessed as ‘Overseas’ for Fee Status purposes).
  • be engaged in a three year research programme leading to the PhD (i.e. will be registered as PhD, “Probationary PhD” or “CPGS”) starting in the next academical year.
  • be engaged in full-time study.
  • have a high upper-second-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an equivalent from an Overseas Institution.

Please note: all students applying for a course of one year duration or less (including LLM, MSt, MBA, MED, Part III Mathematics, MPhil) in the next academic year are not eligible for a CISS award in the next academic year.

Selection Criteria: A University Committee draws up one ranked list of all PhD candidates across all disciplines.  The only factors taken into consideration in agreeing this list are academic qualifications, references and research potential.  The financial situation of applicants does not affect the selection of scholarship winners.

Number of Scholarships: A total of 250 scholarships will be awarded.

Value of Scholarship: Each scholarship award will take care of the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course for every accepted student.

Duration of Scholarship: The scholarship award as in previous years has a maximum duration of three years and is available to all students who will be registered for a three year research programme, leading to the PhD (including CPGS), that starts in the next academical year.

Eligible Countries: Only international students should apply.

Scholarship Country: Scholarships will take place in the University of Cambridge, UK

How to Apply

All candidates should submit the Graduate Application Form, ticking the box to apply to the Cambridge Trust and completing Sections B3 (Cambridge Trust Personal Statement) and B4 (Financial Details for the Cambridge Trust).

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