- Gates Cambridge University scholarships
- Scholarship Awarding Body: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Host Institution: Cambridge University.
- Deadline: 7 January 2021 (for international students) 14 october ( for USA students)
Description of scholarship
The Gates Cambridge University scholarships is an initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This scholarship aims to reach out to international students across the world. USA Citizens outside the United Kingdom are eligible to apply for this scholarship. International students across the globe are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. This is a fully-funded scholarship opportunity targeted at Master and Ph.D. Students.
The beneficiaries of this scholarship will have the honor of doing their postgraduate studies at one of the world’s best ranking universities. Every year the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awards 90 high achieving students scholarship. The basis for selecting the Gates Cambridge university scholarship depends on the student’s outstanding academic records.
Applicants for the Gates Cambridge University Scholarships should be able to distinguish themselves academically. The candidate’s brilliant academic performance s should be epitomized in their contribution to community development.
As a world-class University that has enjoyed the privilege of staying at the top of the game in the global ranking, Cambridge University has numerous colleges and departments. The university offers a vast array of courses and fields. Since the university’s inception in 1209, it has continued to blaze the trail through its groundbreaking contribution to the corpus of knowledge.
Eligibility requirement for the Gates Cambridge University scholarships
You must be an international student with outstanding academic records.
Candidates are eligible to apply for the following program.
One year postgraduate program.
Eligible countries: Open to all international students
Gender restriction: No Gender restriction for this scholarship.
Age restriction: Not specified.
Eligible courses: The Gates Cambridge University scholarships are open to all the university’s major courses and fields.
The beneficiaries of the Gates Cambridge University scholarship will enjoy full sponsorship from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation throughout their academic program. Below is a breakdown of the benefits the students are entitled to:
- An annual maintenance stipend of £17,50
- A sponsored Flight Ticket to and from United Kingdom (Economy Class ).
- Traveling Visa cost
- Immigration Health Extra cost.
The following extra costs will be donated to the students as miscellaneous:
- Family allowance (from£4,320 to £10,120 for first and second child)
- Academic Research grant (£2,000 to £500).
- Field Work grant ( for Ph.D. students).
- Hardship grant.
- Paternity/ Maternity grant.
The application for the Gates Cambridge Universityscholarship is online. Applicants are expected to submit their applications online. To get more details about this scholarship, kindly visit the official scholarship website page. Visit the University portal and APPLY NOW.
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