Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Cambridge University
Purpose: Gates Cambridge Scholarships enables outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge. The aim of the Gates Cambridge programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
Opportunity: Full coverage of costs of attending Cambridge University for a graduate degree.
- outstanding intellectual ability
- leadership potential
- a commitment to improving the lives of others
- a good fit between the applicant’s qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate programme at Cambridge for which they are applying
Citizenship Requirements: a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
Additional Requirements: applying to pursue a full-time residential course of study at the University of Cambridge; under 30 years old
Minimum GPA: none officially but a 3.700 is generally required to be accepted into Cambridge, a required part of the application
Class year: Senior or Alum
Subject Restrictions: None
National deadline: mid-October
Campus deadline: mid-September
Nomination/Institutional Endorsement Required?: No
Additional Information: Student must complete the full application to Cambridge along with the scholarship application. Only students admitted to Cambridge will then be considered for the scholarship.
Fields of study:
- Physical and Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Humanities and the Arts