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Department of Psychology

The funding process

Securing funding to support postgraduate study is a separate (though related) procedure to the academic application. There are a number of funding opportunities available, but all are extremely competitive. It is not unusual for applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place to find themselves without the necessary funds to actually commence their study.

For more information about University funding, applicants should consult the funding webpages and Funding FAQs from Postgraduate Admissions.

Students should also be able to find details of funding through Cambridge Funding Search

Other funding

Find out about other funding schemes for which you may be eligible.


Funding Round Deadline
Gates Cambridge (USA) Wednesday 16 October 2024
All other funding rounds Tuesday 3 December 2024

The Department will continue to accept applications up until Thursday 27 March 2025 for October 2025 start date. 

Any application submitted after 3 December 2024 will not be considered for the funding round.


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