The Gates Cambridge Scholarship


The Gates Cambridge Trust awards highly competitive full-cost scholarships to enable outstanding young men and women from outside the United Kingdom to study as graduate students at the University of Cambridge. The Trustees award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, capacity for leadership, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to the well-being of society. All fields are welcome.


The Trust expects to elect around 110 new Scholars annually, of whom about 45 will be permanent residents of the United States. All non-UK citizens are eligible to apply for the Gates Cambridge Scholarships.

The scholarship includes:

  • transportation
  • living allowance suitable for one person
  • an additional discretionary allowance.


Early September for U.S. citizens normally resident in the U.S.

Early November for non-U.S. citizens and U.S citizens normally resident outside the U.S.

This fellowships does not require an institutional endorsement, however you are encouraged to consult with the campus advisor well in advance of these deadlines.

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Lisa Schwartz
Manager Student Opportunities
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