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Gates Cambridge Scholarships For International Students 2024-2025

Overview: The Gates Cambridge Scholarships stand as a pinnacle among global scholarships, offering exceptional individuals from countries outside the UK the opportunity to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree across various subjects at the University of Cambridge.

Host Institution: University of Cambridge, United KingdomDegree Levels and Fields:

  • PhD (full-time or part-time*)
  • MLitt (full-time)
  • One-year postgraduate courses (full-time) with exceptions—refer to the list below

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Courses Ineligible for Gates Cambridge Scholarships:

  • Any undergraduate degree (e.g., BA or BA affiliated)
  • Business Doctorate (BusD)
  • Master of Business (MBA)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • MASt courses
  • PGCE
  • MBBChir Clinical Studies
  • MD Doctor of Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)
  • Graduate Course in Medicine (A101)
  • Part-time degrees
  • Non-degree courses

Number of Awards: Approximately 80 scholarships are granted annually.

Target Group: Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
Scholarship Coverage: The Gates Cambridge Scholarship encompasses the entire cost of studying at Cambridge, including tuition fees, a maintenance allowance (£20,000 for 12 months at the 2023-24 rate; pro-rata for courses shorter than 12 months—up to 4 years for PhD scholars), one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course, inbound visa costs, and the Immigration Health Surcharge. Additional discretionary funding for academic development, family allowance, fieldwork, etc., is also provided.

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
  • Be applying for a full-time residential course of study: PhD (full-time or part-time*), MSc or MLitt (full-time), or a one-year postgraduate course (full-time) with some exceptions (refer to the list above).

For October 2024 entry, Gates Cambridge is testing a scheme allowing applicants to seek funding for a part-time doctoral degree.

Application Process: Applicants submit their application for admission and funding (Gates Cambridge and other funding) through the University’s Graduate Application Portal.
To be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, candidates must complete the admission and funding sections, including the Gates Cambridge part.
Study in:  UK
Course starts October 2024Official Website: For further details, visit the official scholarship website: Gates Cambridge Scholarships

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