Scholarship Description: The Centre for Trophoblast Research is awarding CTR Graduate Studentships in any relevant department within the University or affiliated institutes commencing in October 2019. Studentships are available for UK, EU and overseas students.
Scholarship Provider: The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities and leading academic centres. It is made up of over 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions.
Cambridge also has 31 colleges which are independent institutions, each with its own property and income. The Colleges appoint their own staff on their own terms and conditions and are responsible for selecting students, in accordance with University regulations. The teaching of students is shared between the Colleges and University departments. Degrees are awarded by the University.
Degree Level: Studentships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Available Subject: Studentships are awarded within the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Scholarship Benefits: This is a fully funded studentship.
Number of Scholarships: Two studentships are available.
Eligible Nationalities: Studentships are available for UK, EU and overseas students.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Applicants should hold, or expect to obtain, a first class honours degree in a relevant biological subject. Applicants holding a Masters degree will also be welcome to apply for a 3-year studentship. For overseas students the minimum undergraduate GPA for entrance into the University is 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale), and those for whom English is not their native language should see the Board of Graduate Studies’ guidelines regarding Competence in English. Research students are initially admitted without being registered for a particular degree, and are only registered for the PhD on satisfactory completion of a report at the end of their first year of study.
We encourage all applicants to make initial informal enquiries of individual members of the Centre regarding projects on offer at https://www.trophoblast.cam.ac.uk/opportunities/projects Once you have identified a potential supervisor and project you should make a formal application as follows: Send a curriculum-vitae, a half-page personal statement outlining your motivation for research at the Centre, two confidential academic references in sealed envelopes, and, if possible, a transcript of your undergraduate results by post.
Deadline: December 14, 2018