Fully- funded Gates Cambridge Scholarships – Support for Overseas Future Leaders

The University’s reputation for an outstanding academic achievement is renowned worldwide and mirrors the intellectual achievements of each and every student. The university is extremely rich in history and its museums and collection hold many treasures that offer an extremely valuable insight into the scholarly activities. Cambridge is a valuable authority for those who wish to build a brilliant career its diploma being recognized all over the world. As any respected university, Cambridge is immersed into supporting its students leading them toward the path of knowledge. As well, Cambridge is supporting the finest of them financially repaying all their intellectual efforts, innovation, strength, and devotion.

One valuable incentive offered for outstanding students is the Gates Scholarship program. The Gates Scholarship program scheme was initiated in October 2000 by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which donated $210 million; its donation was being registered as the largest donation ever to a UK university.

Scholarships are awarded to students outside the UK who want to pursue a full-time graduate course in any subject available at Cambridge. Graduate courses can be found here https://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/. It is important that students read carefully the admission requirements established for each and every course they select in order to confirm (or infirm) their eligibility. They can also check the deadline of the admission so that they will know when the required documents must be submitted.

Up to 40 awards will be offered to US students and 55 to International students. Scholarships cover the full cost of studying at Cambridge additionally providing discretionary funding. The core components of the scholarships are:

1. The composition fees;
2. An allowance for a single student valued at £14,900 for one year;
3. One economy single affair at the beginning and end of the course;
4. Inbound VISA costs as well as the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge.

How one can apply for the Fully- funded Gates Cambridge Scholarships? As mentioned above, the student must decide which course he wants to study at Cambridge and apply accessing this link https://www.graduate.study.cam.ac.uk/how-do-i-apply. While filling the form, the student will be asked to submit a statement and a reference focusing on why he would be a good fit for the Gates scholarship. The entrant must also submit an updated CV and his/her transcript. Entrants who wish to opt for a Ph.D. degree course must submit a research proposal.

The closing date for applications is December 6th 2017 or January 4th, 2018 for International students.

9 Comments
  1. I am from Malawi and I am pursuing a course in marine nautical science.The course will end in 2019, so I want to study any course with a full scholarship at cambridge university with fully funded, do i have a chance to do so

  2. Hello am a student from South Sudan am now studying in Japan, am a high school student
    I would like to study at Cambridge , am under athletic scholarship in Japan am studying Japanese and sports mostly but really want to pursue a course that is going to make me contribute to the solution of many problems back in my country
    I will really appreciate any help, thank you very much.

  3. I am a holder Of B.AEducation from Makerere University. I would like to Pursue a master\’s in Education Management. kindly help me with a scholarship

  4. Im a holder of BS in community development,seeking to pursue masters in development studies or livelihood,please help

  5. I would love to study at Cambridge university ,kindly can I get scholarship from Cambridge university? Am looking forward for your help.

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