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University of Cambridge - Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS)

General information on this scholarship

University of Cambridge
Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme (CISS)
Other limitation: 
Must be engaged in a three year research programme leading to the PhD

General Description

Cambridge International Scholarship Scheme is offered to Overseas Students who begin their research in the following academic year. Approximately 80 scholarships will be awarded to those students who are deemed outstanding by their respective departments. Each award is for the maximum of three years. The awards cover the full cost of fees and maintenance for the duration of their academic education.


Students wishing to partake in the scholarship should be involved in a three-year research programme which will lead to writing a PhD Thesis. They should be subjected to the Overseas University Composition Fee. Students also must have a high upper-second-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or its equivalent from an Overseas Institution.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: