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Application Deadlines

All applications must be made via the online application form (GRADSAF) available on the Graduate Admissions Office website.

It is important that you read through the information available on the Graduate Admissions Office website before submitting your application. If you are seeking funding for your course, there are specific deadlines and eligibility criteria for each funding competition. Please check the Student Registry funding webpages for details of eligibility and the Funding Overview section of the Graduate Admissions Office website for application deadlines.

If you wish to be considered for funding, you must pay close attention to the following deadlines below and ensure that you have submitted your GRADSAF (graduate application) and supporting documentation by the relevant deadline. It is essential that you tick the relevant funding tick boxes in Section B of the GRADSAF.  Please note that the deadlines given below all refer to applicants who wish to be considered for October 2016 entry:

14 October 2015 Deadline for applications from U.S citizens for Gates Cambridge (USA) funding.

2 December 2015 Deadline for applications from all non-US citizens for Gates Cambridge (Overseas) funding as well as Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS) and Cambridge Commonwealth Trusts and Cambridge Overseas Trusts (CCT and COT).

6 January 2016 Deadline for applications for the Cambridge Home and European Scholarship Scheme (CHESS) and all Faculty-based funding opportunities in the Faculty.

The final deadline date for applicants seeking funding will be the 6 January 2016, but earlier deadlines will apply (for example if you are an overseas applicant from outside of the EU). Even if you are not seeking funding, we strongly recommend that you submit your application by 6 January, as no applications will be accepted once programmes are full. Applicants should note that applications cannot be considered for a programme once the course has met its quota: this especially applies to all MPhil programmes.

If places are still available after the funding deadline, self-funded applicants can continue to apply until the final deadline date of 31 May 2016: this final deadline date applies to all MPhil programmes and PhD programmes.

It is extremely important that applicants upload onto their CamSIS-Self Service page their GRADSAF and their complete set of supporting documentation. Please note that there may be a delay of 48 hours before applicants can continue to upload their supporting documentation onto their CamSIS Self-Service page.