The University of Arizona

Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

Background

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university.

Application Information

Frequency: Annual
Amount: covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding.
Application Period: Fall

Eligibility:

  • 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.)

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

https://www.gatescambridge.org/

 

Past Recipients

  • Caitlin Casey, 2007
  • Johanna Schmidtke, 2002