Cambridge-MIT Exchange Funding Extended

Published in MIT News on October 12, 2012

MIT cohort currently participating in the Cambridge-MIT Exchange

Since its inception in 2000, more than 600 students have participated in the Cambridge-MIT Exchange (CME), an undergraduate student exchange program between MIT and the University of Cambridge in England. CME allows juniors from 14 MIT departments to spend a year living and studying at an 800-year-old institution that is consistently ranked alongside MIT as one of the best in the world.

For the past two years, BP has generously provided funding for 15 Cambridge students (mostly from the engineering department) to participate in CME, which in turn has allowed for the same number of MIT students from any of the 14 participating departments. Beginning with the 2013-14 CME cohort, BP has extended funding for six additional spaces spread across a range of Cambridge departments, including chemical engineering, chemistry, computer sciences, mathematics and physics. As a result, the program will grow to 21 students from each side next year...

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