Apply for Bill Gates Cambridge Scholarship Awards – 2015/16


Application for Bill Gates Cambridge scholarship awards for the 2015/2016 academic session has commenced.

Gates Scholarship

About Gates Cambridge Scholarship Awards

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They 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.

The programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Eligibility

You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

  • 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: 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.)
  • OR already a student at Cambridge and want to apply for a new postgraduate course. For example, if you are studying for an MPhil you can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to do a PhD. However, if you have already started a course, you cannot apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to fund the rest of it.
  • OR already a Gates Cambridge Scholar and want to apply for a second Scholarship. You must apply by the second, international deadline and go through the same process of departmental ranking, shortlisting and interviewing as all other candidates.

Courses which are NOT eligible for Gates 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
  • Courses at universities other than Cambridge

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Awards Application Deadline

Round 1 (US citizens based in the USA) – 15 October 2014

Round 2 (all other eligible candidates) – 3 December 2014

To apply, simply go to http://www.gatescambridge.org/apply/how-to-apply.asp

MSG Team



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