Friday, 9 September 2016

The Gate Cambridge Scholarships 2017 for International students in UK

University of Cambridge is offering Gates Cambridge Scholarships for international applicants from outside the UK. The Gate Cambridge scholarship scheme was started in October 2000 by a donation US $210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation to the University of Cambridge. Gates Cambridge scholarships are awarded for outstanding application outside the UK who wants to pursue their full-time Postgraduate study at University of Cambridge in UK.
Fields of Study / Subjects
Applicants can select any subject that is available at the University of Cambridge for postgraduate study.
Numbers of Scholarships
95 new scholarships are offered every year, in which 40 awards for US students and 55 awards for international students
Duration of Scholarships
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)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. M.Phil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc)
Scholarships Description / Details
A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers:
  • Full cost of studying at Cambridge
  • An allowance for a single student (£14,600 for 12 months)
  • One economic single airfare from both side at the start and the end of the degree
  • Inbound visa costs and associated NHS surcharge cost
  • Additional discretionary funding
  • Academic development funding from £500 to £1500
  • Family allowance up to £10,120 for a first child and up to £4,320 for a second child
  • Fieldwork allowance also provide
  • Hardship funding
  • Maternity/ paternity funding
  • Some fourth funding for PhD applicants
Eligibility Criteria
Applicants for these scholarships must meet the following criteria:
  • Applicants can a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • Have a good record
  • Apply to pursue for full time postgraduate study
How to Apply / Download Scholarships Form / Documents Required
To Apply for this Scholarship:
  • Apply online via the online application
  • Attach all documents:
  • GRADSAF application form
  • Academic Transcript
  • 2 Academic References
  • 1 personal Reference
  • Proof English language
  • A Research proposal
Contact us:
  • Gates Cambridge
    Ground Floor, The Warehouse,
    33 Bridge Street
    Cambridge, CB2 1UW
    United Kingdom
  • Tel: + 44 1223 338467
    Fax: + 44 1223 577004
Last Date to Apply / Deadline: 12th October, 7th December (Annual)
First Round: 12th October for US citizen applicants
Second Round: 7th December for international applicants
Official Website: Visit official website for further details




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