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Funding & fees

Research Scholarships (PhD only)

Biomedical and Life Sciences Awards

International Scholarship Fund awards are available across our College of Biomedical and Life Sciences. This includes the following subjects:

Name of Award

Sum of Award

Research areas considered

Number of Awards

Application process

College of Biomedical & Life Sciences International Scholarship Fund Scholarship

Full-fee (3 years)
+ one-off limited stipend/consumables fund of £2500

  • Biosystems
  • Cancer
  • Immunology, Infection and Inflammation
  • Mind, Brain and Neuroscience
  • Public Health and Primary Care


Contact prospective supervisor with a research proposal by April 30th

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact:

Commonwealth Scholarship Programme (General)

Postgraduate applicants from developing Commonwealth countries only.

  • Fees: Contact Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for further information.

  • Stipend: Contact Commonwealth Scholarship Commission for further information.

Applications should be made through the nominating agency in your home country. There is a nominating agency for Commonwealth Scholarships in each Commonwealth country. For full details please visit The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

The CSC expects all Commonwealth Scholarship candidates to be nominated by an approved nominating agency/university/university body, and to have completed an application form using our Electronic Application System (EAS). Full details of how to access the Electronic Application System (EAS) can be found on The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website as above.

Please do ensure that you check with the nominating agency in your home country for the relevant deadlines for your application.

Commonwealth Scholarships are a joint initiative between the UK government-funded Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and UK universities. Scholarships are available for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the UK.

Please note that Cardiff University does not administer this scholarship, and that all eligibility enquiries and applications should all be directed to the Commonwealth Association or the British Council within your home countries. For further information please see The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission.

China Scholarship Council

Find out more about the awards available through the China Scholarship Council.



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