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Graduate Admissions

Funding Opportunities

As part of the core support from Wellcome, the Sanger Institute normally has funding available for 12 students each year on our PhD programme. These studentships cover the cost of the University Composition Fee (regardless of nationality), and provide a generous tax-free stipend for the student. Students are funded for up to four years. Further information can be found on the PhD Programme page on our website.

General Funding Opportunities

Fees and Maintenance

My fee status is:

What Is My Fee Status?

I shall have the following financial dependants:

Your Estimated Annual Commitment:

Component Cost
University Composition Fee £8,337
Maintenance £14,130
Total Annual Commitment £22,467

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Key Information

3-4 years full-time

Doctor of Philosophy

Wellcome Sanger Institute


Course on Department Website

Dates and deadlines:

Michaelmas 2019

Applications open
Sept. 3, 2018
Application deadline
June 28, 2019
Course Starts
Oct. 1, 2019

Some courses can close early. See the Deadlines page for guidance on when to apply.

Graduate Funding Competition
Jan. 3, 2019
Gates Cambridge US round only
Oct. 10, 2018

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