Gates Cambridge Scholarships for International Students

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most important international scholarships in the world. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding candidates from countries outside the UK to keen a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject offered at the University of Cambridge.

Host Institution(s):

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Level/Field of study:

Ph.D., MSc or MLitt, or a one-year postgraduate course in any subject presented at the University.

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Courses that are NOT eligible for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships:

  • Any Undergraduate degree such as BA-undergraduate or BA affiliated -a second BA
  • Business Doctorate (BusD)
  • Master of Business (MBA)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • PGCE
  • MBBChir Clinical Studies
  • MD Doctor of the Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)
  • Graduate Course in the Medicine (A101)
  • Part-time degrees
  • Non-degree courses
  • MASt courses (from September 2022)

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Number of Awards:

About 80 scholarships are awarded all year.

Target group:

Residents of any country outdoor the United Kingdom.

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Scholarship value/inclusions:

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full charges of studying at Cambridge including tuition charges, maintenance allowance (£18,384 for 12 months at the 2022-23 rate), travel prices, visa, etc. It also provides extra, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

Read about the full scholarship worth at this link.

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Now you can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

  •  a citizen of any country outdoor the United Kingdom.
  •  applying to keen one of the following full-time residential courses of study: Ph.D., MSc, or MLitt, or a one-year postgraduate course.

Application instructions:

Applications for the academic year 2023-24 entry will open on September 15, 2022.

Candidates submit their application for admission and funding (Gates Cambridge and other funding) via the University’s Graduate Application Portal. If you want to be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship you must accomplish the section to apply for admission to a course and a College place and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section.

There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: October 12, 2022(for US citizens resident in the USA) and either December 1st,2022, or January 5th, 2023 depending on the course (for all other eligible candidates).

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


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