Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships offered to graduate students only. They are awarded to outstanding students to pursue any subject at the University of Cambridge with the goal of obtaining a postgraduate degree.

Each year, 90 scholarships are awarded to the highest-ranking candidates in each department. Applicants from every country outside the U.K. are eligible. Students must be pursuing a Ph.D. or other post-graduate degree. The scholarship covers all tuition fees at the University of Cambridge. In addition, it includes a maintenance allowance and airfare.

Candidates from any school may apply as long as they meet the requirements. In addition to the highest academic standards, students must demonstrate leadership potential and a strong interest in their communities and in improving the lives of others.

The scholarship is possible through a generous donation from the Bill and Linda Gates Foundation. The scholarship was established in 2000 and currently has 225 Gates Cambridge Scholars from 50 countries studying at the University of Cambridge.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in OCTOBER of each year, and the award amount VARIES.

For more details, visit www.gatescambridge.org/about/scholarships.asp



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