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Cambridge Trust International Scholarships 2021/2022 for PhD Students

Cambridge international is offered to graduate students to pursue PhD degrees at University of Cambridge UK

Application Deadlines:

  • 3rd December 2020
  • 7th January 2021

Offered annually? Yes

Fields of Study: Courses offered 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: 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: 250

Value of Scholarship: Each award will underwrite the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course.

Duration of Scholarship: The award has a maximumduration 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: International

To be taken at (country): University of Cambridge, UK

How to Apply: All candidates should submit the Graduate Application Form and complete the funding section of the online application form via the Applicant Portal expressing their ‘wish to be considered for funding’.

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