Scholarship Details

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Application Deadline:



International seniors


Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from outside the UK to study at the University of Cambridge. The Trustees are required to award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their communities and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

You could receive funding for one year of graduate study at Cambridge University, including tuition, stipend, and travel expenses!


May be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
May apply to study any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Must apply to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study:

3 year PhD research-only degree
One-year post-graduate courses (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)
2 year MSc or MLitt research-only degree

Must be admitted to one of the programs above at Cambridge through the University's admission procedure.
Must be able to show high academic achievement, leadership potential, social commitment and a good fit with Cambridge.

Terms of Award:

Materials that must be submitted directly to Cambridge:

Graduate Admission and Scholarship Application Form (GRADSAF)
Official Transcripts
3 Letters of Recommendation: 2 academic, 1 personal
Application fee of £35
Copy of Passport with Photo
Depending on the course/department selected, applicants may be required to submit:
Research Proposal
Curriculum Vitae
Written Work
Funding Letter
Letter from Employer

Please Submit:

For more information: University Fellowships Office
321 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802

Gates Cambridge Website:

Online Application: