The University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Trust are generously providing funding to enable outstanding applicants from sub-Saharan African countries to study for PhDs at the University of Cambridge.
Field of Study: There are no restrictions on subject areas, for these PhDs. However, preference will be given to applicants proposing to work on projects that focus on African priorities, and those who have links to African institutions.Table of Content
The Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust was established on 1 August 2013 from the merger of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and the Cambridge Overseas Trust. These were established as charities by the University of Cambridge in the 1980s in order to provide financial support for international students on degree courses at Cambridge. The Trust awards approximately 500 scholarships annually, and supports between 1,100 and 1,400 students in residence each year from 85 countries across the world. During its history of over 30 years of offering scholarships at the Universi... read more
Successful applicants will receive full funding for the duration of the programme
The scheme is open for applicatiions for those hoping to start a PhD in the autumn of 2021.
Preference will be given to sub-Saharan African applicants who are linked to African universities/research institutions and working on projects that are of priority to their countries and of relevance to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
To be considered for funding, complete the standard University Graduate Students’ Application Form and complete the ‘funding’ section. You can then be considered for all scholarships you are eligible to apply for.
For more details, visit Cambridge Africa website