Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS)

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.


Host School:University of Cambridge in United Kingdom

Course of study:Any research programme leading to the PhD offered at the University

Number of Scholarships: Approximately 80

Target Students:Open to all international students

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

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 academical 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.

Application instructions:In order to be eligible for a CISS award commencing in the next academical year, you must have applied for admission/continuation as a graduate student to the University of Cambridge either online (admission students only) or via the Graduate Admission and Scholarship Application Form (GRADSAF) before the deadline.

Deadline:December 3rd, 2013
To apply, click here

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