The Cambridge Trust on behalf of the University of Cambridge in the UK offers 250 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards & Cambridge International Scholarships for 2019/2020 academic year. The scholarship is for those undertaking PhD studies at the University of Cambridge. The scholarship is available to UK/ EU and International students.

The Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust is a charity founded by the University of Cambridge in order to support international students who wish to study in Cambridge. It works to make a Cambridge education accessible to outstanding students from all parts of the world, irrespective of social and economic background.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

The scholarships are awarded early in the academic year.  You will be informed in March 2019 if you are have been successful in gaining a scholarship, following meetings of the Selection Committee.

Worth of Award

The Scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.


  • The scholarship is available to UK/EU and International students.
  • All students, irrespective of nationality, are eligible to be considered for funding by the Trust.
  • The only factors taken into consideration in agreeing with this list are academic qualifications, references and research potential.
  • The financial situation of applicants does not affect the selection of scholarship winners.

How to Apply

All applicants should complete the funding section of the online application form via the Applicant Portal expressing their ‘wish to be considered for funding’.

Deadline: applications Close  5 December 2018 or 3 January 2019.

Click here for more details and to apply

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