Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2022 at University of Cambridge

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  • Apply Before : January 7, 2022
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • No. of Opportunity 80
  • Fields of study All Majors Offered By University
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 Year To 4 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 4424
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

2022 Applications for Gates Cambridge Scholarships at the University of Cambridge will open soon in September.

About the scholarship

In October 2000, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated 210 million USD for the establishment of the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program. This scholarship support students from all over the world to study at the University of Cambridge their master or Ph.D. degree.

Number of scholarships: 80

Type of scholarship: Full scholarship

Award period: annual

Level of study: postgraduate:

  • Ph.D.: for three years of research only
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree
  • One-year postgraduate course (MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA, etc. )

The application starts on September 1, 2021

Deadline: October 13, 2021 (US residents only)- other countries’ applicants depend on the course: Early December 2021 –or Early January 2022

Interview invitation: December for US Residents. Early march for other applicants

Benefits of Scholarships

  • Maintenance allowance of £17848 for 12 months – PhD Scholars are funded for up to 4 years.
  • University Composition fees
  • One round trip airfare (economy class)
  • Inbound visa costs and immigrant health surcharge

Additional funding:

  • academic development funding £500-2000 to attend conferences and course
  • Family Allowance of £10,120 for the first child and 14,440 for two or more child
  • Fieldwork
  • Maternity funding
  • Hardship funding

Field of study: any field offered by the University of Cambridge

Fields not eligible to apply

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

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Who is eligible to apply?

Applicants who fulfill the following requirements can apply:

  • Have citizenship of any country other than the UK
  • Apply to a full-time one-year postgraduate course at the University of Cambridge

What are the selection criteria?

  • Having the outstanding intellectual ability
  • Have leadership potential
  • Make a commitment to improving others’ lives
  • Qualification

Required documents:

Applicants of Gates Cambridge scholarship should prepare the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Research proposal for Ph.D. applicants only
  • Two academic reference
  • Gate Cambridge Statement
  • Personal Statement (3000 Characters): writing your reason for applying to the Gates Cambridge Scholarship and how you meet the minimum criteria of this scholarship.


Application process

Applicants need to apply for admission and scholarship via the online portal.


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For more information please visit the Gates Cambridge Scholarship website

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