Gates Cambridge Scholarships

About:
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.

Field:
PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course in any subject offered at the University

Eligibility:
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:
i. PhD (three year research-only degree)
ii. MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)
iii. One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Criteria:
Only These courses are NOT eligible for theGates Cambridge Scholarships:

  • BA (undergraduate)
  • BA affiliated (a second BA)
  • MBBChir Clinical Studies
  • MD Doctor of Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)
  • Part-time degrees
  • Non-degree courses

 

Scholarship / Grant:
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It also provides additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

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