Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Location: United Kingdom

Deadline: Depending on your course – January 6, 2022 (see course directory)

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. Only 0.3% of applicants receive this scholarship. Gates Cambridge’s mission is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. It aims to achieve this mission by selecting outstanding scholars, providing them with financial and non-financial support at one of the world’s leading universities. 

Scholars and alumni are already becoming leaders in their fields and contributing to finding solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

Applicants can apply for any courses offered by the university except the following courses:

  • Business Doctorate (BusD)
  • Master of Business (MBA)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • PGCE
  • MD Doctor of Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)
  • Part-time degrees etc.
  • Non-degree courses etc.


A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including travel costs, visa, etc. It also provides additional funding such as academic development funding, family allowance etc.

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • academic excellence
  • you must show: a commitment to improving the lives of others; leadership potential; an outstanding intellectual ability; reasons for the choice of course

Application Process:

Before applying, you should thoroughly research your prospective course, including its requirements, deadlines, and supporting documents. It is important to read the “How to Apply” section for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more details, please visit the official website.