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.

Application closing date: Tuesday 3rd December 2013 (midnight 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 Tuesday 10th December 2013 (midnight GMT) . When a referee has submitted their reference you will receive an email confirmation. Please note that without references your application will not be processed.

The PhD application is now closed

Form progress

  • Personal information
  • High school education
  • Further education
  • Overseas applicants
  • Relevant work experience
  • Research interests
  • Publications
  • Academic referees
  • Transcripts
  • Further information
  • Please confirm your details
  • Completed

Contact Us

Graduate Programme Office
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Hinxton
Cambridge
CB10 1SA

email: gradoffice@sanger.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)1223 834244
Fax: +44 (0)1223 494919