The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funds Bill Gates scholarship to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. 90 Scholarships are awarded every year. Bill gates scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge.

Eligibility

  • a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
    1. PhD (three year research-only degree)
    2. MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)
    3. One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Selection Criteria

  • outstanding intellectual ability
  • leadership potential
  • commitment to improving the lives of others
  • A good fit between the applicant’s qualifications and aspirations and the postgraduate programme at Cambridge for which they are applying.

Value of scholarship

  • University Fees
  • maintenance allowance for a single student (£17,500 for 12 months at the 2018-19 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • one economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

Application Deadline

  1. Round 1 (US citizens based in the USA) – 18 October 2018
  2. Round 2 (all other eligible candidates) – 5 December 2018

Official Scholarship Application Link

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