The Gates Cambridge Scholarships remain one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. These scholarships are awarded annually to deserving international applicants from countries outside the UK to undertake a full-time postgraduate degree in a course available at the University of Cambridge.
Deadline: 12 Oct/7 Dec 2016
The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course in any subject offered at the University
Number of Scholarships:
A total of 95 Scholarships are awarded annually.
Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
A single Gates Cambridge Scholarship will cover the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It will also provide additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.
You should apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you :
- Hail from a 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.)
You can check the eligibility checker to quickly check if you are eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
How to apply:
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, using the one application pack. There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 12 October 2016 (US citizens resident in the USA) and 7 December 2016 (all other eligible applicants).
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