Gates Cambridge Scholarships is very prestigious scholarship for international students in the world. Each year generally 90 scholarship is awarded. These are awarded annually. Since it is really prestigious; there is a big competition among students to get this scholarship. Gates Cambridge Scholarships covers all of the studying cost of Cambridge students. This scholarship appeal international students outside UK. Full-time postgraduate degree students of Cambridge Scholarships in any subject can apply. Gates Cambridge Scholarships are provided by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This prestigious program was started in 2000.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships: Eligibility
- Non United Kingdom citizens can apply.
- Students should take full time courses like PhD, MSc or MLitt or one year postgraduate course to apply this scholarship.
Scholarships award changes with some factors. These are length of the course, or subject of study. This scholarship all expenses for studying in Cambridge. Tuition fee and maintenance allowance for single student is provided.
There are some selection criteria for this competitive scholarship. First off all students should be outstanding and have leader potential.
How to Apply Gates Cambridge Scholarships?
First you need to know; if you want to apply this scholarship you should apply for Cambridge University first. You must apply for postgraduate student in Cambridge University and Gates Cambridge Scholarships at the same time. Application can be done electronically or by posting. For 2016 courses, deadline is 2 December 2015 for non US applicants and 14 October 2015 for US citizens. Students can apply for a second time too; these students should repeat same procedures like a first time.