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.
Gates Cambridge Trust
Deadline: 14 Oct/2 Dec 2015 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts October 2016
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Field of study:
PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Number of Awards:
About 95 Scholarships are awarded each year.
Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding. Read about the full scholarship value at this link.
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: 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.)
If you are a current student at Cambridge and are applying for a new postgraduate course, you can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Current Gates Cambridge Scholars may also apply for a second scholarship if they are applying for a new degree.
It is not possible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship without applying to the University of Cambridge. You must apply for admission as a postgraduate student to the University of Cambridge and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship at the same time. Applicants apply on a single form for admission to a course and a College and for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The deadline for applications is 2 December 2015 for citizens other than the US and 14 October 2015 for US citizens.
Official Scholarship Website: http://www.gatescambridge.org/