Cambridge University IoA PhD Scholarship

Overview

The Boustany Astronomy Scholarship supports exceptional individuals wishing to pursue research that will advance scientific knowledge of space and the universe.

With history dating back to 1823, the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University is globally acknowledged as one of the world's foremost institutes.  Scholarship recipients become members of Pembroke College, the third oldest and one of the most highly regarded colleges.

The Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship is granted once every three years, for a PhD course at The Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University.

The Scholarship offers the following:
All tuition and college fees
Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship.

The next Scholarship will be awarded for the class commencing Autumn 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

The Scholarship is offered to an outstanding and highly-meriting candidate from all nationalities who must have an excellent academic background.

Candidates must also fulfil the admissions requirements of the Institute and show exceptional ability and promise.

Application Process

If you wish to apply, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae with a photograph and acceptance letter from the University to: admissions@boustany-foundation.org (Reference ASTRONOMY).

If shortlisted, you may be invited to an interview with the Foundation. One candidate will then be awarded the Scholarship

Deadline for the submission of candidacy: 28th February 2019.

The Scholarship will be awarded during the month of April 2019.

The Boustany Foundation Internship

Successful scholars are expected to complete a two-month unpaid internship with the Foundation. Projects are varied and relate to the Foundation's activities or those of its partners.

Travel and accommodation expenses related to the internship are covered by the Foundation.

MB Cambridge Scholarship Programmes

The IoA is a department of the University of Cambridge and is engaged in teaching and research in the fields of theoretical and observational Astronomy... more >

The Institute of Astronomy is a department of the University of Cambridge engaged in teaching and research in the fields of theoretical and observational Astronomy. A wide class of theoretical problems are studied, ranging from models of quasars and of the evolution of the universe, through theories of the formation and evolution of galaxies and stars, X-ray sources and black holes...

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