February 23, 2020

CTR Graduate Studentship at the University of Cambridge in UK 2020

The University of Cambridge in the UK, through the Centre of Trophoblast Research, is offering a PhD slot for the 2020/2021 academic session. The studentship for this program commences in October 2020. This program may be held in any department relevant to the degree program within the university or affiliated institutions.

This award will be considered on an academic policy void of bias. It is highly competitive. Applicants are expected to brace up and demonstrate an aptitude of research while providing a strong academic profile.

Value of Award

The value of the award for the CTR Graduate Studentship at the University of Cambridge in the UK is considered below:

  • It is fully funded at Wellcome Trust rates for three or four years of full-time research
  • The Centre is also willing to consider hosting students for the PhD who have already secured independent funding.

Basic Requirements

To be eligible for the CTR Graduate Studentship at the University of Cambridge in the UK;

  • 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 foreign 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.

Deadline

The application for the CTR Graduate Studentship at the University of Cambridge closes on Monday, December 16, 2019.

How To Apply

To successfully apply for the CTR Graduate Studentship at the University of Cambridge in the UK;

  • Applicants are expected to make informal inquiries regarding projects available and listed on their website
  • Once you have identified a potential supervisor and project you should make a formal application
  • 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
  • Send the above details to The Administrator, Centre for Trophoblast Research, Physiology Building, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK Applications by postal mail only.
  • Please quote reference PM20902 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
  • The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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