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The allocation of studentships from the schemes available locally in Cambridge is made on a competitive basis, and students are automatically considered as candidates for any awards for which they are eligible, or which their prospective supervisor has available at his/her disposal. There is no separate application form.

Check your fee status and course costs at:
http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/funding

CamFUNDS (funding database compiled by the Board of Graduate Studies):
http://www.student-funding.cam.ac.uk

UK and EU Residents

1. Research Council Studentships

Most of the funding available to our UK and EU students comes from the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council). There is a variety of funding schemes, but in general, students who are nationals of EU Member States and have worked or studied in the UK for a number of years, are eligible for a full award. Nationals of EU member states who have not spent any significant time in the UK are more likely to qualify for a fees-only award.

2. Industrial Funding

The Department has strong links with industry in the UK and overseas and, on occasion, funding may be available from an industrial organisation, either as a full award, or a supplement to another studentship.

3. CHESS funding (Cambridge Home and EU Scholarship Scheme)

Available for UK and EU students, usually as a part-award.

Overseas Students

Our overseas students are funded from a wide variety of sources, including schemes local to Cambridge (CISS, and the Cambridge Trusts). For further information see the Board of Graduate Studies website at http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud/

For information about fees and funding, see the Board of Graduate Studies website at:
http://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/finance/funding