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Cambridge Global Challenges


Overseas Travel Grants (OTGs) provide funding for international travel and subsistence to study new techniques at recognised centres outside the UK, and for travel to start or develop international collaborations. These are provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

The Overseas Travel Grant is intended to support principal investigators or principal investigators-to-be to learn skills and techniques from research centres outside of the UK. It is for trips shorter than six months. Applications from researchers intending to apply for other EPSRC grants are preferred. 

The funding available is intended to cover travel, subsistence, and also salary and indirect costs (excluding consumables and equipment). There is no strict funding ceiling for this grant.


For further details on this funding opportunity, please see the associated webpage here.

Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with a particular focus on the poorer half of the world’s population.


Join the Strategic Research Initiative

Register to Cambridge Global Challenges here.


Contact us

Programme Manager (Sara Serradas Duarte):​