Full Masters and PhD Gates Cambridge Scholarships in UK for International Students

Full Masters and PhD Gates Cambridge Scholarships in UK for International Students


To be taken at (country):

  • Cambridge University UK

    Accepted Subject Areas:

  • Masters and PhD Courses offered by the university

    About the Award:

    Gates Cambridge Scholarships are 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 Gates Cambridge Scholarships programme aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.

    Gates Cambridge scholarship

    Type:

  • Masters, PhD

    Selection Criteria

  • 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

    Eligibility

  • a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.
  • applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: 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.)
  • 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.
  • 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.

    Number of Scholarship:

  • Several

    Value of Scholarship

  • Scholarship will cover the full cost of study
  • the University Composition Fee and College fees at the appropriate rate
  • a maintenance allowance for a single student
  • one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course

    Duration of Scholarship:

  • For the duration of the programme

    How to Apply:

  • Award Sponsors: Gates Cambridge Trust

    Important Notes:Gates Cambridge Scholarships are extremely competitive: over 4,000 applicants apply for 90 Scholarships each year.

  • Given the intense competition, the Trust has a four stage selection process:
  • Departmental ranking – the very best applicants to each department are ranked on academic merit only
  • Shortlisting – Gates Cambridge committees review the applications of ranked candidates using all four Gates Cambridge criteria and put forward a list for interview
  • Interview – all shortlisted candidates have a short interview to assess how they meet all four Gates Cambridge criteria
  • Selection – chairs of interview panels meet to decide the final list of Scholars
  • A good fit between the applicant’s qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate programme at Cambridge for which they are applying
  • For more information and scholarship application details, see; application details, see; Full Masters and PhD Gates Cambridge Scholarships in UK for International Students
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