Applications for Gates Cambridge Scholarship Now Open

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The aim of the Gates Cambridge program is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

What is included in the scholarship?

  • A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers
  • the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees
  • maintenance allowance
  • travel costs
  • Additional discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

Eligibility Criteria:

You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
    • PhD (three year research-only degree)
    • MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)
    • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

You can check your eligibility by filling the form available here.

How to Apply?

Deadline: 6th, December,  2017

2018/19 Applications will open on 4 September 2017.

Applicants must submit an application for graduate admission, a College place and funding – including a Gates Cambridge Scholarship – via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal.  There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 11 October 2017 (US citizens resident in the USA) and 6 December 2017/4 January 2018 (all other eligible applicants).

You can find further details of application process here.