Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge is delighted to offer BBSRC iCASE PhD Studentship (Fixed Term) starting in October 2019. This studentship is available for UK and EEA students who meet the UK residency requirements.
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- Applications Deadline: December 5, 2018
- Course Level: Studentship is available to PhD programme.
- Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in collaboration with Shionogi in the area of interoception and impulsive/compulsive disorders starting in October 2019 at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.
- Scholarship Award: The studentship will cover a stipend at the standard Research Council rate (£14,777 per annum as at 2018/19), research costs and tuition fees at the UK/EU rate, and is available for UK and EEA students who meet the UK residency requirements. Students from EEA countries who do not meet the residency requirements may still be eligible for a fees-only award.
- Nationality: This studentship is available for UK and EEA students who meet the UK residency requirements.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship
Eligible Countries: This studentship is available for UK and EEA students who meet the UK residency requirements.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Candidates should have a first or upper second class degree in neuroscience and meet the University of Cambridge entrance requirements.
The requirements specified in this section are the minimum requirements for graduate admission to the University. Some departments may impose higher academic or language requirements. Please consult the Course Directory for full information on each course requirement.
If you are from an English-speaking country, there are three key requirements:
Evidence of completing a degree that meets the University Minimum Requirements
Evidence that you are aware of how much funding will be required for your course, and that you have made plans to provide that amount
- College Membership
You must apply for College membership as part of the application process
Additionally, if you are not from an English-speaking country or have not studied in one recently, you will also be required to demonstrate competence in the English language. For more details, and to check whether we would require evidence from you, please check the Competence in English section of the Prospectus.
English Language Requirements: 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.
How to Apply: When you have completed the necessary preparation, and you are ready to begin your online application, you should take note of the following important information:
- Go to the Course Directory and find the course you wish to apply for, then click the Apply Now button in the How to Apply tab.
- All applications must be completed in English.
- You can request your references in the Applicant Portal, and see when these have been received.
- You must then submit your references, along with all other required supporting documentation, at the same time as the rest of your application.
- You can also apply for funding via the Applicant Portal.
- There is an application charge of (GBP sterling) £60 per application (unless you are from a country which is eligible for fee waiver). The Graduate School of Life Sciences has a scheme which enables three applications to be made with payment of a single £60 application fee. A list of other eligible courses and further information can be found here. You can make the payment by providing your credit card details to our secure server when you submit your online application. More information about the application fee can be found on the Application Fee page.
- You will need to submit a separate application, with separate supporting documents, for each course you wish to apply for.
- Your application will not be considered until all the supporting documentation, including references, has been provided.