Queens' awards one Machin Studentship in any field in the sciences each year.
The Studentship is intended to provide fees-only support up to a maximum value of £1,500 p.a., and are tenable for up to three years (subject to satisfactory progress). The competition is open to all new postgraduate students, intending to commence a Ph.D., from 1 October. Holders must become members of the College and have indicated Queens' College as their first preference in their original application to the University's Postgraduate Admissions Office (PAO).
Students continuing from an MPhil (or other prior postgraduate qualification) to a PhD will become eligible for the award provided they indicated Queens' College as their first preference in their original application to PAO for that prior qualification. The award of a Studentship is conditional upon being accepted by the relevant University Department (via PAO).
You should apply once you have been accepted by the department/ faculty.
Use the checklist below to ensure you have all the right supporting documents before applying.
- Cambridge University application form
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of the proposed research project *maximum four pages
Applications for the Academic year 2024/'25 are now open, you can apply via our online form. The deadline for applying is 30th April 2024.