Scholarships

Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge in UK 2020

Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge is available for international students who wish to pursue their studies at the university. We have offered details in this post on the eligibility for the scholarship and how to apply for the award.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship award program was created in October 2000 by an endowment of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the biggest ever single endowment to a UK university.

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For 2020 entry, Gates Cambridge will provide 80 full-cost scholarship awards to exceptional candidates from countries outside the UK to study a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Around two-thirds of these scholarship awards will be provided to Ph.D. students, with around 25 awards available in the US round and 55 available in the International round.

Answers to the following questions concerning the Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge have been provided in this post.

  • How can I apply for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge?
  • When is the deadline for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge?
  • When will the application for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge start?
  • What are the benefits of Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge?
  • What are the requirements for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge?

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Eligibility for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge

You can put in for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship award if you are:

  • a national of any nation outside the United Kingdom
  • putting in to study one of the following full-time domestic courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
    • PhD
    • MSc/MLitt
    • One year postgraduate course
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How to Apply for Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge

Candidates have to tender an application for graduate admission, a College place, and funding – with a Gates Cambridge Scholarship – via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal.

Review the application materials.

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Benefits of Gates Scholarship Programme at University of Cambridge

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship award is one of the most substantial international scholarship awards available. It covers the following costs:

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Core components

  • the University Composition Fee at the applicable rate*
  • a maintenance stipend for a single student (£17,500 for 12 months at the 2020-21 rate; pro rata for courses not longer than 12 months) – for PhD scholars the grant is for up to 4 years
  • one economy single flight ticket at both the start and end of the course
  • inbound visa expenses & the expense of the Immigration Health Surcharge