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Funding eligibility

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 2018 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 - 11 October 2017
Gates Scholarship for non-US citizens - 4 January 2018
Graduate Funding Competition
- 4 January 2018

Other deadlines might differ, please visit Student Funding.

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

Course fees

Further information on fees for this programme is available.

Upcoming events

Industry Lecture: "From Sensor Idea to Sensor Sales - a case study"

Sep 27, 2018

Johnson Matthew Lecture Theatre (LT2), Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology

2018 Sensor CDT PhD Showcase

Oct 18, 2018

Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

Sensors Day 2018

Oct 19, 2018

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Supercontinuum in Microscopy and Biological Imaging Applications Workshop

Nov 26, 2018

Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology

Upcoming events