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EPSRC CDT in Sensor Technologies for a Healthy and Sustainable Future


Whether you are eligible for funding and the level of funding you might receive depends on a number of factors. Below you find a brief overview.

UK and EU students who have been resident in the UK for the past three years

Full EPSRC funding (fees + stipend) is available for UK and EU students who have been resident in the UK for the past three years. You can find out if you qualify for full funding from the Cambridge University and EPSRC websites.

Other UK and EU students

A limited number of places with partial EPSRC funding (fees only) for other UK and EU students is available. Fees only UK and EU students should apply for additional funding through the Graduate Funding Competition on their online application form.  Please observe the relevant funding deadlines.

Overseas and non-EU applicants, including EEA and Switzerland

Overseas and non-EU applicants are generally not eligible to receive funding directly from the Sensor CDT, but are encouraged to apply if they are able to secure their own funding to cover fees and living expenses. You may wish to consider applying for competitive scholarships offered by the University and external sources. Please observe the relevant funding deadlines.

Funding application deadlines for October 2020 entry

Please note the following application deadlines if you would like to be considered for funding administered by Cambridge University:

Gates Scholarship for US citizens - 9 October 2019
Gates Scholarship for non-US citizens - 7 January 2020
Graduate Funding Competition - 7 January 2020

[If you are applying for funding in the Graduate Funding Competition, you must submit your completed course application by the funding deadline of 12pm GMT on Tuesday 7 January 2020. Suitable references must be submitted before the deadline as the Graduate Admissions Office are unable to provide any extensions to this deadline.]

Other deadlines might differ, please visit Student Funding.

A timeline for funding applications is also available.

The funding deadlines are independent from the application rounds of the Sensor CDT.

Course fees

Further information on fees for this programme is available.