CTR Graduate Studentships for UK, EU and Overseas Students at University of Cambridge

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.
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.
Scholarship Description
  • Applications
    Deadline: 
    December 14, 2018
  • Course
    Level:
    Studentships are available to
    pursue PhD programme.
  • Study
    Subject:
    Studentships are awarded within
    the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
  • Scholarship Award:
    This is a fully funded
    studentship.
  • Nationality:
    Studentships are available for UK,
    EU and overseas students.
  • Number
    of Scholarships:
    Two studentships
    are available.
  • Scholarship can
    be taken in
    the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship
Eligible
Countries: 
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.
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.
Application Procedure
How
to Apply: 
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.
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