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Gates Cambridge Scholarship

The Gates Cambridge is a scholarship available for graduate study at Cambridge University.  Deadline for US citizens, mid-October; deadline for international students, early December.

What it covers:

  • One round-trip economy airfare
  • Cambridge tuition and fees
  • Maintenance allowance
  • Discretionary allowance

Selection criteria: 

  • Excellent transcripts showing evidence of sustained academic achievement in study
  • References able to speak knowledgeably about the candidate's actual academic performance and his or her potential for scholarly growth
  • Ability to show how study at Cambridge would help them achieve their personal goals

Application Procedures


British Council: Information on education, scholarships and other funding for study in the UK.