About the Organisation
The Gates Cambridge Global Scholarship 2019 is offered by the University of Cambridge. This scholarship programme was started in the year 2000 by a donation of the largest ever single donation to a UK university of USD 210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
About the Scholarship
The Gates Cambridge Global Scholarship 2019 is the programme where scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside U.K to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree. The number of scholars selected under this program will be 90. The selection will be made according to the outstanding intellectual ability of the students and the leadership role they are ensuring.
We offer 90 full-cost scholarships each year 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 selection criteria are: 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.
There are about 225 Scholars from 50 countries studying in Cambridge at any one time who pursue the full range of subjects available at the University and are spread across its departments and Colleges. The aim of the Gates Cambridge programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
A citizen of any country outside the UK.A student who wishes to pursue a full-time post graduation course in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Check if you are eligible to apply.
You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:
- a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
- applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
PhD (three year research-only degree)
MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)
You can use the form below to quickly check if you are eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship and, if so, in which of the two application rounds you must apply.
In total every year 90 applicants will be selected and receive full-cost scholarships every year.
To apply for the same, click here.
The Application Procedure closes on October 10, after which the application gateways will be closed.
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