Raymond & Beverly Sackler PhD Scholarship Program in UK

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Applications are currently being accepted for Raymond & Beverly Sackler Scholarship Program. The scholarship is targeted to PhD candidates at the University of Cambridge to study in the UK. Both EU and non-EU citizens are welcome to apply. The closing date of applications is 23 February 2018.

Award Value
The Managers of the Sackler Fund invite applications for those wishing to begin their PhD in October 2018. The awards, which are open to both EU and non-EU applicants, will provide for all university and college fees due, 3 years maintenance at the current UK Research Council level (at least £14,553 per annum), and a limited contribution to research expenses (to be negotiated with project supervisor). Awards may also be made to supplement part-support from other sources.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD program. The University supports an initiative to promote research at the interface between the Physical and Biological Sciences (including Clinical Medicine) with the aim of foster new multidisciplinary collaborations between research groups.

Place of Study
At the University of Cambridge in UK.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • The Managers of the Sackler Fund invite applications for those wishing to begin their PhD in October 2018. The awards, which are open to both EU and non-EU applicants, will provide for all university and college fees due, 3 years maintenance at the current UK Research Council level (at least £14,553 per annum), and a limited contribution to research expenses (to be negotiated with project supervisor). Awards may also be made to supplement part-support from other sources.
  • 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.

Applicants’ Nationality
The Raymond & Beverly Sackler PhD Scholarship Program is open to both EU and non-EU applicants.

Application Instruction
Applicants should apply, or have applied, to the University in the usual way. By collaborating with their potential host PhD supervisor or supervisors, applicants should prepare a two-page research proposal, which outlines the aims of the PhD project and includes a concise discussion of why it fits with the stated aims of the Fund. All applicants should, in addition to submitting their online application form, send a copy of their research proposal as an e-mail attachment to the Graduate Office, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

Submission Deadline
23 February 2018.

Website and Application Link

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