Minciencias is the Colombian Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation, a government agency that supports fundamental and applied research in Colombia.
Since 2014 Minciencias has worked with the Cambridge Trust to offer the Minciencias Cambridge Scholarship, available to Colombian PhD candidates in a range of academic subjects.
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A separate external application is required for this scholarship
To ensure that they are considered for this scholarship, applicants must:
- Check with Minciencias the funding call deadlines and details of the application process, and apply accordingly; and
- Apply for admission to the University of Cambridge by the funding deadline specific to their course
Note for students
You are encouraged to use the Trust's scholarships search to find all the awards for which you may be eligible.