Gates Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students from outside the UK to study at the University of Cambridge. The Scholarships are highly competitive full-cost awards for full-time graduate study and research in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The purpose of the Trust is to enable Gates Cambridge Scholars from any part of the world outside the United Kingdom to benefit from education in the University of Cambridge and also to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others
Eligibility: Candidates for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship:
* May be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.
* May apply to study any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
* May apply to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study:
1. PhD (three year research-only degree)
2. One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)
3. MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree)
* must be admitted to Cambridge through the University’s normal admission procedures.
* must be well prepared for the Cambridge course for which they are applying and must meet all of the conditions for admission
* must be able to show evidence of high academic achievement, leadership potential, social commitment and a good fit with Cambridge.
* who are already studying at Cambridge are only eligible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if they are applying for a new course of study. Candidates already studying at Cambridge who are not applying for a new course of study are not eligible
* The University Composition Fee and College fees
* A maintenance allowance for a single student (£12, 750 for 12 months)
* One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
Apply: To be considered for graduate admission and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship, applicants should submit the following documents to the Board of Graduate Studies
1. GRADSAF application form – on-line or hard copy
2. Academic transcripts – hard copy
3. References (2 academic and 1 personal) – hard copy
4. English language test scores (if required) – hard copy
5. Any other documents required for admission to the course – e.g. research proposal, example of written work etc. (see the individual department/course website for details) – hard copy
Round 1 – US citizens based in the USA – 16 October 2012
Round 2 – all other eligible candidates – 4 December 2012
For details, Click: http://www.gatescambridge.org/