The University of Cambridge is inviting students from around the world to apply for this year’s edition of the annual Gates Cambridge Scholarships program in the United Kingdom. The program is aimed at assisting international students who seek to further their career in a world-leading institution. The scholarship is a fully-funded program designed to cater for all your academic need such as payment of full tuition, air travel cost, accommodation, maintenance allowance as well as other necessary student expenses.
Gates Cambridge scholarship is available to pursue graduate degree programs such as Master’s, PhD and postdoctoral programs in any field of study offered at Cambridge University. The program is an annual financial aid program for international students in CU. Each year, the university doll out 80 fully-funded scholarships to deserving international students applying to study masters or doctoral programs at CU.
Please note that this is not a need-based scholarship. The Gates Cambridge scholarships program is a merit-based program and as such, only applicants with a superior academic record from their previous studies would be considered for a slot in the program. Are intelligent? Do you think you have what it takes to land the scholarship? Are you applying for Masters or doctoral programs at CU? Do you need the scholarship to complete your studies? If you marked yes to these questions then this might be an opportunity to land financial aid you need to complete your studies.
The following details reveal all you need to know about the Gates Cambridge scholarships program. But before we go into details about the scholarship, let’s take a glance at the host institution.
What do you know about Cambridge University – CU needs little or no introduction is the world academy. The University is a foremost institution founded in the 13th century. CU is one of the oldest university in the world and the second oldest university in the UK. Every year, the university receives massive applications from students all over the world making it somewhat a daunting task to get offered into the university.
Host University/ Country – Cambridge University in the UK
Academic level – Master’s or PhD
Discipline – Acceptable courses at the University
Scholarship Award – Fully funded scholarship
Number of Scholarships – 80
Nationality – International students
- The following courses are not acceptable – MBA, Clinical studies, MFin, undergraduate courses
- Must be international students
- Must hold acceptable IELTS or TOEFL score
Scholarship application Opens September 2021
Deadlines – December 2021 for first batch and February 22 for second batch
How to apply
Interested candidates should visit the official scholarship page to apply