The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is one of the world’s oldest scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to distinguished applicants from countries outside the UK for a full-time bachelor’s and graduate degree in any subject available at selected universities in the United States, Australia, Europe and the University of Cambridge.
Selection criteria are:
Superior intellectual ability
Stable leadership capabilities
A solution to improve the life of the community
Good fit between the applicant’s qualifications and ambitions and the graduate program at the University of Cambridge who apply for it
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Host Institution (s):
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Selected universities in Australia, Europe and the United States of America
Available degree to be followed:
BA, PhD, MS or MLitt, or one year post graduate course in any subject offered at universities
Number of awards:
5,000 scholarships are awarded annually.
Non-citizens of the United Kingdom.
The Gates Foundation grant covers the full cost of university tuition, including tuition, maintenance allowance, travel costs, etc. It also provides additional estimated funding such as funding for academic development, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.
The Scholarship Board may consider requests for several types of additional funding on an estimate basis:
Funding academic aid – $ 800 to $ 2000, depending on the length of the course. It will assist applicants to attend conferences and professional courses.
Family Allowance – more than $ 12,110 for the first child between the ages of 1 and 12 and up to $ 4,320 for the second child.
Project field work – The candidate may apply for grants to keep up with the regular maintenance subsidy during fieldwork as part of the course program.
In some cases, funding for the fourth year may be considered for doctoral scholars.
Parental Funding – You can apply for your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive a maintenance allowance in this period
These costs are covered by scholarships:
Maintenance allowance for one student (£ 17,500 for 12 months in 2019; Proportion of courses less than 12 months)
University configuration fees
One economic ticket at the beginning and end of the session;
Internal visa costs and the cost of immigration health fees.
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You can apply for a Bill Gates Foundation grant if you:
A citizen of any developing country may apply.
• Candidate applying for one of the following courses: Doctoral study; Study and research program for four years only; Master’s degree program for one year;
Open Application – 26 February 2019
Applicants must apply for admission to graduate studies, residence, college placement and funding. Deadlines: 10 May 2019 (US citizens residing in the United States of America) and 30 May 2019 (all other qualified applicants).
2019 Calendar Phase i Phase ii
Applications Open February 26, 2019 March 30, 2019
2. Deadline for submission on 19 May 2019
3. Painting shortcut May 16 May 19
4. Management classification May 2019 June 13
List of faculty members in early May 27 June
6. Interinterview 25 and 26 May 2019 26 and 27 April 2019
7. Granting scholarships early March late April
8. Admission of scholarships after one month of the offer is not specified
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It is important to visit the official link below the site for detailed information on how to apply for this grant.
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