Doctoral Research Scholarship Scheme for International Students to Study at Cambridge University in UK, 2013/14
About Scholarship: The University of Cambridge will offer, via the Cambridge Trusts, approximately 80 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course in the next academical year. The awards will be made on a competitive basis to those applicants considered by their departments to be the most outstanding.
Study Subjects: Any of the courses offered by the university
Course Level: PhD
Scholarship By: Cambridge Trusts
Duration: The award is applicable for 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 academic year.
Cover: Total offer for each award will underwrite the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of the course.
Eligibility: To be eligible to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship students must:
1.be liable to pay the Overseas University Composition Fee (i.e. be assessed as ‘Overseas’ for Fee Status purposes).
2.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 academic year.
3.be engaged in full-time study.
4.have a high upper-second-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an equivalent from an Overseas Institution.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Yes
Notification: In March, all the nominated candidates with a conditional offer of admission will be considered by a selection committee comprising academic members of the Student Registry. The committee will draw up a list of candidates who will be made an offer of a CISS award immediately. A reserve list of candidates will also be drawn up who may receive a CISS award should any become available. These candidates will receive a confirmatory email. Several hundred partially funded awards will also be made by the Cambridge Trusts to candidates unsuccessful in obtaining a full cost CISS award.
Deadline: 4 December 2012
Further Information: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/students/studentregistry/fees/funding/ciss/index.html