Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost awards for full-time graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. They 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 program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded on the following criteria: intellectual ability; leadership capacity; a person's desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others; a good fit between the abilities and aspirations of the applicant and what the University of Cambridge can offer in its graduate program. While at Cambridge Gates Scholars pursue the full range of academic disciplines and are spread throughout all 31 Colleges.

Deadline: October (US Citizens); December or January (All other eligible applicants)

Value: Full tuition, maintenance, and airfare

Eligibility: Citizen of any country outside UK and applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: PhD (three year research-only degree); MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.) Applicants should be a good fit with the relevant program/department at Cambridge; possess academic excellence, leadership potential, and commitment to improving the lives of others

Major: Open

Fellowship Type: Graduate, International Students

Category: International

Nomination: No, but strongly suggested to work with Fellowships Office