Application Due Date: October 8th 2018

Each year, PhD managers from scholastic organizations in EMEA are welcomed to send their propositions for collective research study jobs with Microsoft Research Study Cambridge. Applications are then peer evaluated and a variety of jobs picked for financing. PhD trainees are selected to the picked jobs and start their research study in the following scholastic year under the guidance of their scholastic manager, with co-supervision from a scientist at Microsoft Research study Cambridge.

The Microsoft Research Study PhD Scholarship Program in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) was introduced in 2004 and has actually up until now supported more than 200 PhD trainees from more than 18 nations and 51 organizations.

A Few Of the Scholars might likewise be provided– at the sole discretion of Microsoft Research study– an internship in among the Microsoft Lab. Internships include dealing with a job together with and as part of a group of Microsoft scientists. Scholars are paid throughout their internship– in addition to their scholarship bursary.

Eligibility requirements

Applications need to not be made by trainees however by PhD managers, who need to have been chosen by Microsoft Research study prior to the submission due date. If their task is picked, the manager has till 31 March 2020 to discover the very best possible trainee for the task; otherwise, the PhD Contract will be ended immediately. Just applications from organizations in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa will be thought about.

For an application to be thought about, the following crucial requirements use:

  1. The institute consents to the terms in the PhD Term Sheet and EPSRC Term Sheet where proper and there will be no settlement once the choices have actually been made and interacted.
  2. Candidates need to be chosen by a Microsoft manager by First September 2018 to be qualified to send an application.
  3. The proposed research study needs to be carefully associated to our research study aspirations at Microsoft Research Study in Cambridge:

This year, we are especially thinking about propositions associated with:

  • Artificial Intelligence for Health Care
  • Optics in the Cloud (networking, storage and calculate)
  • Confidential Calculation
  • Creating AI for Person Collaboration


  • Microsoft scholarships include a yearly bursary approximately an optimum of 3 years for PhD managers and trainees to do collective research study jobs with Microsoft Research Study Cambridge
  • The financial worth of the award differs by nation to show regional distinctions in expenses and overheads. Payment is made straight to the organization. The quantity of the scholarship is the optimum quantity Microsoft Research study pays to the organization. In addition, every Scholar gets a set hardware allowance and conference allowance.

Choice procedure

Applications are sent out for thorough evaluation to Microsoft internal customers just. Ranking depends upon evaluation feedback. Other aspects, such as importance to Microsoft research study subjects, are considered for the choice.

Choices are made exclusively at the discretion of Microsoft Research study and all choices are last.

Candidates (PhD managers) have till 31 st March 2020 to propose the very best and most appropriate trainee possible to perform the proposed research study task.


For the application procedure:
Elections gotten by:
Online submission tool open:
1st September 2018
17 th September 2018
Application due date: 8th October 2018
Alert of outcomes: By early January 2019
For effective candidates:
PhD Agreements sent out to Institutes by means of DocuSign by: End of February 2019
Signed PhD Arrangements went back to MSR by means of Docusign by: 30 th June 2019
PhD trainees to be selected by: 31 st March 2020

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the Microsoft Research Study PhD Scholarship Program 2019

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