Woolf Institute Cambridge PhD Scholarships are now available for international students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarships cover the cost of studying for a PhD at the University of Cambridge and are tenable at any of the 31 Cambridge Colleges.
Since 2013, the Woolf Institute and the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust have collaborated in a scheme of scholarships to support outstanding postgraduate students at the University of Cambridge.
With more than 18,000 students from all walks of life and all corners of the world, over 11,000 staff, 31 Colleges and 150 Departments, Faculties, Schools and other institutions, no two days are ever the same at the University of Cambridge. The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to outstanding postgraduate students to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: The Woolf Institute and the Cambridge Trust co-fund PhD students who are selected from amongst applicants in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Their research must be relevant to the focus of the Woolf Institute – the multi-disciplinary study of relations between Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers the University Composition fee and an annual stipend (sufficient for a single person).
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the UK (tenable at any of the 31 Cambridge Colleges)
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- The scholarships are only open to prospective PhD students applying to the University of Cambridge for the 2018-2019 academic year – beginning the end of September/early October 2018.
- Applicants of any nationality are eligible for the Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarship.
- Scholars will select from amongst applicants in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
- These scholarships are very competitive. We are unable to comment definitively on the suitability of potential applicants and their qualifications. It is wise to contact the relevant Faculty/Department to ascertain their entry requirements.
Nationality: Applicants of any nationality are eligible for the Woolf Institute Cambridge Scholarship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English Language Requirements: The University of Cambridge requires all applicants to demonstrate competence in the English language at a very high level before they begin their proposed course of study. Adherence to this requirement is strict, especially for candidates on one-year courses. You must be able to demonstrate that you are able to communicate in English at a level and in an idiom suitable to the subject you are studying.
How to Apply: Applicants are required to apply to the University of Cambridge by the published deadline. The mode of applying is online.
Application Deadline: Please check and apply by the specific course deadline – there are two general course deadlines of December 6, 2017, and January 4, 2018. The same deadlines apply to all applicants, regardless of fee status (UK/EU or Overseas/International).