The Cambridge Africa Changemakers Scholarship is a fully funded PhD scholarship for African students. It is awarded to students whose research contributes to the development of Africa and to climate-resilient and sustainable futures.
To be eligible, you must be applying to a PhD program at the University of Cambridge and your research area must be aligned with the scholarship’s goals. The application deadline is December 2023.
No separate application is required for this scholarship. Applicants must simply submit an application for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course.
If you are an African student interested in pursuing a PhD in any subject, I encourage you to apply for the Cambridge Africa Changemakers Scholarship. It is a great opportunity to receive funding for your studies and to make a difference in the world.
Here are some tips for applying
- Start early.
- The application deadline is December 2023, but it is always best to start preparing your application well in advance.
- Make sure your research proposal is strong and clearly articulated. It is important to demonstrate how your research will contribute to the development of Africa and to climate-resilient and sustainable futures.
- Get feedback on your application from others. Have a trusted friend, family member, or mentor review your application and provide feedback.
- Proofread your application carefully before submitting it. Make sure there are no errors in grammar or spelling.