Cambridge International Scholarships For International Students

Cambridge International Scholarships

The Cambridge Trust offers the Cambridge International Scholarships for international students. This scholarship is for graduate students pursuing PhD degrees at University of Cambridge, UK. The aim of the Cambridge International Scholarships is to ensure that the highest scored students, irrespective of nationality, receive full financial support to undertake PhD studies. The Scholarships pay the University Composition Fee and a maintenance allowance sufficient for a single person.

Applicants who wish to start their PhDs in the next academic year must apply by either 3 December or 7 January, whichever deadline is appropriate for their course.

About Cambridge International Scholarships

The University of Cambridge will offer approximately 250 Cambridge International Scholarships to Overseas Students who embark on a research course in the next academic year. Cambridge Trust awards the scholarships on a competitive basis to outstanding applicants.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive a Cambridge International Scholarship, students must:

  • be liable to pay the Overseas University Composition Fee.
  • have started a three year research programme leading to the PhD (i.e. will be registered as PhD, “Probationary PhD” or “CPGS”) starting in the next academical year.
  • be in full-time study.
  • have a high upper-second-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK Higher Education Institution, or an equivalent from an Overseas Institution.

Duration of Cambridge International Scholarships

The award has a maximum duration of three years. Moreover, it is available to all students in a three year research programme, leading to the PhD. This includes CPGS that starts in the next academical year.

How to Apply for the Cambridge International Scholarships

To apply for the scholarship, submit the Graduate Application Form and complete the funding section of the online application form via the Applicant Portal expressing your ‘wish to be considered for funding’.

For more information about the Cambridge international scholarships, click here. 



A pro-active professional with several years' experience identifying and developing innovative business solutions across many sectors. Had experience starting up an online business from scratch and led the business to become number 1 in his category within 18 months. I have gained strong leadership skills through managing projects from strategy to implementation. I am passionate about innovations / Startups / developers eco-system and also connecting people at different levels of the socio-economic pyramid with services / solutions that improve their lives and livelihoods.