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Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

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Gates Cambridge Scholarships Description

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was initiated in the year 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge.

This prestigious scholarship programme award outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to undertake a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.

Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

Host Institution(s):

University of Cambridge

Host Country:

United Kingdom

Eligibility Countries:

International students

Frequency:

Annual

Study Level:

Postgraduate/ Masters/ PhD study level

Field of Study:

The following courses are not eligible for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships;

·        Any Undergraduate degree such as BA (undergraduate) or BA affiliated (a second BA)

·        Master of Business (MBA)

·        Master of Finance (MFin)

·        PGCE

·        MBBChir Clinical Studies

·        MD Doctor of Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)

·        Graduate Course in Medicine (A101)

·        Part-time degrees

·        Non-degree courses

Value of Scholarship:

Each Gates Cambridge Scholarship will cover the full cost of studying at the University of Cambridge. This includes; tuition fees, travelling costs, visa, maintenance allowances among others. Visit this link for more details about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship Value.

Number of Awards:

About 80 scholarships would be awarded annually

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme, applicants must;

·        Be a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom (UK)

·        Be applying to undertake one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge;

o   PhD

o   MSc/ MLitt

o   One year postgraduate course

Application Process:

Applicants are required to submit their application for admission and funding (Gates Cambridge among other funding) through the University’s Graduate Application Portal.

To be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship you are required to complete the section to apply for admission to a course and a college place and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section.

Visit the link for more details about the application process

Official Website:

Be sure to visit the official scholarship website @ http://www.gatescambridge.org/ for the application date, deadline date and more details


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