The TPP Alan Turing Studentship

Alan Turing was a King’s College Fellow considered by many to be the father of Computer Science. In homage to this profound thinker, whose pioneering ideas changed our world and continue to hold significant potential for our future, King’s College was pleased to create The Alan Turing Initiative. Through the Alan Turing Studentships, we hope to attract the most promising scholars from around the world who wish to delve deeper into their subjects, supported by leaders in the field. The first studentship launched as part of The Alan Turing Initiative is generously supported by TPP (The Phoenix Partnership).


MPhil in Advanced Computer Science

The TPP Alan Turing Studentship for an MPhil in Advanced Computer Science provides up to £26,399 for a suitable candidate studying at King’s College, Cambridge for the academic year 2021/2022. The award is intended to fully cover University course fees and the recommended maintenance costs for one home (UK) student. Refugee and Overseas students are also welcome to apply for the studentship (on a partially funded basis).

Computer Science students (already studying at King’s College) who have been accepted for the Part III integrated Masters course may also be eligible to apply for the fund if it has not already been awarded to an MPhil candidate. Where a candidate already has existing funding the amount may be spilt to provide partial funding for multiple suitable students at the discretion of the King’s College Graduate Tutor and TPP.

Successful candidates should expect to be contacted by TPP before and during their MPhil course, as they are keen to support research projects and provide industrial engagement if appropriate.

How to Apply

1. Return a King's studentship application form (below) no later than the course deadline 30 April 2021. *

2. Apply to the University of Cambridge Faculty of Computer Science and Technology to study for an MPhil in Advanced Computer Science. We advise you to apply to the University as soon as possible. You must put King’s College as your first-choice college.

The successful candidate(s) will be selected at the discretion of the Graduate and Senior Tutors and the Director of Studies for Computer Science - in consultation with TPP.

* If you have already submitted your course and funding applications, but would still like to be considered for the TPP Alan Turing Studentship, please contact the King's College Graduate Admissions Office directly via email: or telephone: +44 (0)1223 331 421

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Contact Details

Graduate Admissions Office
King's College
King's Parade
Cambridge CB2 1ST

Tel: +44 (0)1223 331 421
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