University of Cambridge Funding Opportunities
Applicants should tick the relevant tick box in their Applicant Portal to indicate that they wish to be considered for AHRC funding. Students in eligble discipline, including Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, are able to apply, and will be considered on an equal basis along with all other eligible students. Applicants will be entered for AHRC funding if the Degree Committee deem an applicant's application to be outstanding.
Please note: Applicants should note that only Home and EU students are eligible for AHRC funding.
Please refer to the following webpage on the Student Registry’s website for further information on how to apply:
Please note: All eligible doctoral applicants wishing to be considered for AHRC funding should submit their AHRC form by the
4 January deadline. Applicants should ensure that they have submitted their Applicant Portal AND their AHRC application form by this deadline. Applicants applying for the AHRC should upload it onto their CamSIS Self-Service page when they apply.
Please note: Students applying to continue from the MPhil to PhD should complete the AHRC application form and upload it onto their CamSIS Self-Service page to continue.
Please note: Current PhD students should complete the AHRC application form and sent it to the Scholarships Administrator:
MPhil applicants do not need to complete an AHRC form but applicants should tick the AHRC check-box on the Applicant Portal if they wish to be considered for AHRC funding.
The deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for AHRC funding will be 4 January 2016
Please refer to the following webpage on the School of Arts and Humanities website about the AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership.
The University of Cambridge Trusts - The Gates (USA and Overseas), Cambridge Commonwealth Trusts and Cambridge Overseas Trusts
The University of Cambridge manages several Cambridge Trust Funds, which include the Gates Cambridge Trust (USA and Overseas awards), the Cambridge Commonwealth Trusts (CCT) and the Cambridge Overseas Trusts (COT). These awards provide financial support to some of the most promising graduate students. Applicants should note however, that these awards are extremely competitive.
Applicants can find further information about these awards from the webpage below on the Student Registry’s website:
The deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for the Gates (USA) competition 2016 is 12 October 2016.
The deadline for applicants who wish to be considered for the Gates (Overseas) competition 2016 and the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (including CISS) 2016 will be 7 December 2016.
For further information about the Gates (USA), Gates (Overseas) and Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust please refer to the website below:
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.
The deadline for applicants who wish to apply for the Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS) will be 7 December 2016.
For further information, please refer to the following webpage on the Student Registry’s website:
Vice Chancellor Awards, Newton College Awards, Cambridge Trust EU Awards
UK applicants for the MPhil and PhD will be automatically considered for these awards if they have applied for admission by 4 January 2017. However, applicants can indicate their interest to their Department/Faculty by selecting the tick box on the Applicant Portal.