University of Cambridge Offers Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016

University of Cambridge invites applications for Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016 for students pursuing full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University.

The Gates Cambridge Trust is looking for students with outstanding academic credentials, demonstrated leadership abilities, a passion to contribute to the improvement of society and a good fit with the graduate program at Cambridge for which they are applying.

Details of Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016

  • The scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge.
  • The university composition fee and college fees at the appropriate rate.
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£14, 300 for 12 months at the 2015-16 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course.


  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom is eligible to apply.
  • Candidates applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge: Ph.D (three year research-only degree); M.Sc or M.Litt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. M.Phil, LL.M, M.A St, Diploma, MBA etc.) can apply for this scholarship.

UC Offers Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2016

How to apply

  • Candidates can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship and admission to their chosen postgraduate course at the University of Cambridge and a Cambridge College via the Graduate Admissions Office, using the GRADSAF form and supporting documents.
  • It is not possible to apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship without applying to the University of Cambridge.
  • Applicants must apply for admission as a postgraduate student to the University of Cambridge and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship at the same time, using the one application pack.

Selection procedure

Gates Cambridge uses a three-stage selection process:

  • Departmental ranking
  • Shortlisting
  • Interview

Important dates

Last date for application: December 2, 2015

For further information about the scholarship, click here.

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