The Gates Cambridge Scholarship


Deadline : 4 January,2018 (Check deadline in the course directory)

Location : UK

Duration : According per program(1,2 or 3 years)

Type : Fully-funded

Description : The Gates Cambridge 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 programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Eligibility : 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.)

*If you have additional questions about your eligibility, please email [email protected] with details of your situation.

Benefits :

Application Process : ​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.

In addition to the section for admission, the University’s graduate application form includes a specific Gates Cambridge section which asks applicants to submit the following:

  • A 3,000 character (500 word) statement about their fit with the Gates Cambridge programme
  • A (non-academic) reference about their fit with Gates Cambridge
  • Other materials(All applicants must submit an up to date CV/resume.)
  • For PhD applicant only- a research proposal is also required

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For more informations,you can visit original Gates Cambridge website.