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Gates Cambridge MSc Scholarships for International Students in UK

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. 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.

Course Level: Masters/PhD Degree

Host Institution(s):

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Number of Awards:

About 95 Scholarships are awarded each year.

Target group:

Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It also provides additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

Read about the full scholarship value at this link.

Eligibility Criteria:

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: 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.)

You can check the eligibility checker to quickly check if you are eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Method of Application:

Applications will open on 3 September 2018. 

Applicants must submit an application for graduate admission, a College place and funding – including a Gates Cambridge Scholarship – via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal.  There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 10 October 2018 (US citizens resident in the USA) and 5 December 2018/3 January 2019 (all other eligible applicants).

It is important to read the How to Apply section and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship link

Scholarship Application Deadline: 10 Oct/5 Dec 2018 (annual)
Course starts October 2019