Computer Laboratory

Deadlines for PhD applications

The following table shows the deadlines associated with PhD applications from different parts of the world. Please note that this is just a summary.

Check the Board of Graduate Studies and Gates Cambridge Trust Web pages for the exact details.

15 October   Gates Cambridge Trust   Candidates from USA
1 December   Gates and other Cambridge Trusts   Candidates from other countries and regions
1 December   Gates and other Cambridge Trusts   International and EU candidates already studying at Cambridge
14 January   Cambridge Higher Education Scholarships (CHESS) Home and EU only
31 March   Computer Laboratory   Final deadline
1 October   Admission    

Note that the earliest closing dates are almost a year before the intended starting date. Complete applications, including references, transcripts, degree certificates and research proposals must be received by the Board of Graduate Studies by the dates above to be considered for funding competitions. Online applications for which supporting documentation is not received within two working weeks of submission will be cancelled.