MPhil Scholarships for Developing Countries at University of Cambridge in UK, 2017

The University of Cambridge is offering Conservation Leadership Scholarships for October 2017 intake. These scholarships are available for the students from less developed and developing countries to pursue the master degree in Conservation Leadership.

cambridge-universityThe MPhil in Conservation Leadership aims to train students to address the challenges of biodiversity conservation in an integrated and interdisciplinary manner.

The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s fourth-oldest surviving university.




All applicants for whom English is not a native language will be asked to upload evidence of their Competence in English.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MPhil programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of Conservation Leadership.

Scholarship Award: The number and size of the scholarships vary from full scholarships to partial scholarships that cover specific aspects of the funding package required by students.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: Only students from less developed and developing countries rich in biodiversity are eligible. They have to be graduates with leadership potential possessing at least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience. Offers of scholarships will be made competitively based on academic quality and the motivation and potential of candidates to become conservation leaders.

Nationality: Students from less developed and developing countries can apply for these

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK II.i Honours Degree.
  • If applicant’s degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in their country.
  • At least a UK 2:1 honours degree or equivalent and three to five years relevant postgraduate work experience.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: All applicants for whom English is not a native language will be asked to upload evidence of their Competence in English.

How to Apply: Applying for these scholarships involves a two-stage process.

  • First, applicants should, if they have not already done so, make a formal application to the Graduate Admissions Office for a place on the course.
  • Second, scholarship applicants should write a financial case explaining the funds that they have available and any funds that they still require to ensure they can take up a place on the course. This financial case should update any information given in the original application to the Graduate Admissions Office. The financial case should not exceed 200 words. Financial cases should then be e-mailed to the Programme Administrator, Lisa Harris (admin.conservationleadership-at-geog.cam.ac.uk). Please note that to be considered for these scholarships, applicants must (i) provide evidence of their current English language status (e.g. an IELTS test result) by the end of March, and (ii) meet the English Language requirement by the end of July in the year they wish to begin the course.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1st December 2016.

Scholarship Link



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