Applicants eligible for Home Fees (incl. UK and Irish nationals, and those with settled status)
Fully funded UKRI studentships (covering fees + maintenance) are available to all applicants who are accepted to the MRes+PhD. UK and Irish students are also considered for the University based funding sources mentioned below, in addition to UKRI funding. Applicants with pre-settled status are expected to qualify for home level fees if they meet the relevant criteria.
Applicants eligible for Home fees may also be eligible for other prestigious scholarships provided by Cambridge Trusts, including the Harding scholarship. No separate application is normally needed for these, but applicants must tick the relevant boxes on the main application for admission, even if no supporting reasons are provided in the space given.
Applicants eligible for Overseas Fees
UKRI and University Based Funding
Applicants must ensure that they submit their application by 6th Jan 2022 in order to be considered for University based funding. Please note that the two NanoDTC internal review deadlines are before this date.
Other Funding Sources
In addition to University based funding, candidates eligible for the scholarships below are strongly encouraged to apply for them:
- Women from developing countries – Schlumberger Faculty for the Future programme (Deadline 5th Nov 2021).
- Applicants from Commonwealth countries – Commonwealth Scholarship. See their website for country-wise details and deadlines.
- US citizens – Marshall Scholarship. Deadline 28 Sep 2021. Will have to be used in conjunction with other scholarships from the University or other sources as Marshall funding is normally available only for two years.
- Canadian citizens – The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (CCSF) Competition opens early January 2022 and runs until early March 2022. Specific dates will be announced closer to the time.