13 Fully Funded PhD Studentships for Science Graduates in Cancer Research

Deadline: 28 November 2014
Open to: sciences graduates or final-year undergraduates with experience of relevant laboratory or research work 
annual stipend of £21,000 plus tuition fees


The Institute of Cancer Research, based in London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes, with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. The ICR is currently announcing 13 fully-funded PhD studentships available for science graduates in the area of Cancer Research. 

Successful candidates will undertake a world-class, four-year research training programme under the guidance of an expert supervisory team and they will start the PhD program in October 2015. The studentship projects will be in the following divisions:


In order to be eligible to apply for a PhD at the ICR candidates must:

  • Posses or expect to obtain a degree (undergraduate degree or a Masters degree) in biological sciences, physics, chemistry, maths, statistics, genetics, epidemiology or computer sciences;
  • Have experience of relevant laboratory or research work;
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in English ( IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent).


The selected students will receive a annual stipend of £21,000, as well as having fees and project costs paid for the four-year duration.


Interested candidates must apply online HERE. The application form requires you to nominate two referees, one of whom must be able to comment on your research experience. References for these referees will be immediately requested when your application is submitted.

The deadline to apply is 28 November 2014. The deadline for the references is 5 December 2014.

For any enquiries please contact:  registry@icr.ac.uk.

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