Applications Open for Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program!

Deadline: 11 October 2017

Gates Cambridge is inviting applicants for its Scholarship Program to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university.

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 selection criteria are:

  • outstanding intellectual ability
  • leadership potential
  • a commitment to improving the lives of others
  • a good fit between the applicant’s qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate programme at Cambridge for which they are applying.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if applicant 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.)

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit Gates Cambridge.

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