Applicants from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and northern Pakistan are eligible.
Cambridge Doctoral Scholarships for Young Scholars
The University of Central Asia (UCA) in partnership with the Cambridge Trust is has announced scholarship opportunities for doctoral study at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
The scholarships are for students wishing to pursue doctoral studies in the following fields:
- Computer Science,
- Engineering, Media and Communications,
- Business Management or Economics.
Support for students entering a master’s programme as a pathway to a doctoral degree will be considered. The fields listed reflect some of the majors in undergraduate programme offered by UCA’s School of Arts and Sciences.
Applicants must meet UCA’s eligibility benchmarks, and admission criteria to the University of Cambridge. Scholarship recipients will be required to work for three years at the University, after the completion of their studies at the University of Cambridge. Interested students are invited to submit their applications to UCA by 17 November 2017. The deadline for admissions to the University of Cambridge is 6 December 2017 via their online application portal. For further information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Early enquiries are welcome.
The scholarships are part of UCA’s ongoing Central Asian Faculty Development Programme (CAFDP) designed to ensure that scholars from the region are strongly represented in UCA’s faculty.
UCA is Central Asia’s sole regional university with fully-residential campuses in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan, Khorog, Tajikistan, and Tekeli, Kazakhstan with state-of-the art facilities, small staff – student ratios, and with generous provision for faculty to engage in research.
This partnership between UCA and the Cambridge Trust builds on the quality and standing of both UCA and the University of Cambridge, to enhance the academic quality of UCA’s future faculty.
The University of Central Asia (UCA) was founded in 2000. The Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan and His Highness the Aga Khan signed the International Treaty and Charter establishing this secular and private University, which was ratified by the respective parliaments and registered with the United Nations.