The Department of Oncology is an academic department within the School of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cambridge. The mission of the Department of Oncology is to reduce the morbidity and mortality of patients with cancer through research, treatment, and education.
Research within the department focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancers and can be divided into three broad disciplines: Basic Laboratory, Translational and Clinical Research, spanning a range of disciplines including molecular biology, genetics, physics, chemistry, mathematics, computational biology, clinical medicine, and surgery.
The Department of Oncology has partnered with the Cambridge Trust on the establishment of a new scholarship program starting in the academic year 2019-20. The program will run initially for five years and will fund up to two Wellcome Trust Oncology Ph.D. Studentships each year. Each studentship will be awarded for four years to support an MRes followed by a Ph.D.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
This scholarship is available to applicants with overseas fee status who wish to study for a four-year MRes + Ph.D. course in the area of oncology