Gates Cambridge Trust offers Gates Cambridge Postgraduate Scholarships (Masters and PhD) to distinguished international students wishing to study a course at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Applications open: September 1, 2020
Registration Deadline – Depending on your course: December 3, 2020 or January 7, 2021 at 12 noon UK time
Eligible countries: International
Study in (country): University of Cambridge, UK
Accepted areas: Masters and doctoral courses at the university.
About the Price: The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are competitive full cost scholarships. Awarded to prestigious applicants from countries outside the UK for full-time postgraduate studies in a subject available at Cambridge University. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program aims to create a global network of future leaders who are committed to improving the lives of others.
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Type: Master, PhD
Exceptional intellectual ability
A commitment to improve the lives of others.
A good mix between the applicant’s qualifications, aspirations and the Cambridge graduate program for which they are applying.
Merit – fitness
Citizens of any country outside the UK.
Apply for one of the following full-time dormitory courses: PhD (three-year research degree only); MA or MLitt (two-year research degree only); Or a one-year graduate course (such as MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diplom, MBA, etc.)
I am already a student at Cambridge University and would like to apply for a new postgraduate degree. For example, if you are studying for an MPhil, you can apply for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship for a PhD. However, if you’ve already started a course, you won’t be able to apply for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships to fund the rest.
You are already a Gates Cambridge Scholar and would like to apply for a second scholarship. You must apply by the second international appointment and pass the same ministerial qualifications, selection processes and interviews as all other applicants.
Number of awards: various
The scholarship covers the full cost of the course.
Membership and tuition fees at the right price
Student support payments
One-time low-cost airline ticket at the beginning and end of the course
Grant duration: the duration of the program.
How to apply: Apply here
Visit the scholarship website for more details.
Important Notes: Gates Cambridge Scholarships are very competitive – more than 4,000 applicants apply for 90 scholarships each year.
Due to intense competition, Trust has a four-step selection process:
Department Ranking – Only the best candidates from each department are ranked based on academic merit
Specified: Jean Gates Cambridge reviews applications from classified candidates according to the four Gates Cambridge criteria and provides a list of interviews.
Interview: All selected applicants have a short interview to assess how well they meet the four Gates Cambridge criteria.
Eligibility: Chairs of maintenance committees meet to determine final list of colleagues
A good match between the candidate’s qualifications, aspirations, and the Cambridge graduate program for which she is applying.