Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2021


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Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2021 in the UK offers postgraduate scholarships to 80 outstanding and talented students outside the UK. There are more than 225 scholars from 50 different nations studying at the University of Cambridge on fully-funded international Scholarship in the UK.

In late 2000, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation established the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program. The University of Cambridge got the largest donation ever to a UK university for this scholarship program.

The Bill Gates Cambridge University Scholarships will be offered to approximately 25 US students and 55 international students. The aim of this scholarship is to build a network of future leaders from all around the world. It is a fully-funded master's and PhD scholarship in the UK to support and facilitate community leaders.


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

A citizen of any country except United Kingdom

A candidate can apply in the following programs: PhD, MSc/MLitt, one year postgraduate course.

Preferred Discipline

Available for any subject available at the university (Except for few courses)

Amount Info

University composition fee, maintenance allowance (17,500 GBP/year), economy class return tickets, inbound visa costs and immigration health surcharge cost.

Additional funds will be considered:

Academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork allowance for PhD, maternity/paternity funding, hardship funding.

How to apply for Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2021

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Applicants can apply for the admission and Gates Cambridge Scholarship via University's portal.

Applicants must apply for admission in a course, Gates Cambridge section, and college place in the application form.

Required documents: Statement of Purpose, Research Proposal (for PhD applicants) and Gates Cambridge Reference

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