4-Year PhD programme application
If you would like to apply to the 4-year PhD Programme at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, please complete the on-line application form below. Sections which are required are marked with a "Req". If a required question does not apply to you, please enter 'n/a' in the response box. Please note this is not an application for admission to the University of Cambridge.
The closing date for applications to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's 4-year PhD Programme for the 2018 intake is Sunday 3rd December (23:59 GMT).
You will need to upload your University transcript(s) as PDF files as part of the application process, see the 'How to apply/FAQ' sections for more information. You will also need to complete sections on your research interests (max 200 words), relevant work experience (max 200 words) and a personal statement (max 400 words).
Note: At any stage in the process you can bookmark the URL/unique identifier (created after completing the first page) and use this to return to your application.
Once you have submitted your completed application form you will receive a confirmation email and your chosen referees will receive an email asking them to submit an on-line reference for you. Please ensure that you have provided their correct institutional email address and they have agreed to provide a reference for you. It is your responsibility to ensure your referees have submitted their reference by Sunday 10th December (23:59 GMT). When a referee has submitted their reference, both you and the referee will receive an email confirmation. Please note that without references your application will not be processed.
- Personal information
- High school education
- Further education
- Overseas applicants
- Relevant work experience
- Research interests
- Academic referees
- Further information
- Please confirm your details
4-Year PhD Programme:
Graduate Programme Office
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Tel: +44 (0)1223 834244