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Bill Gates Scholarship Programme is Ongoing | University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge

The aim of the Gates Cambridge programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others


  • The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£14,900 for 12 months at the 2017-18 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge.


  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • 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)
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

For more information please visit their official website.

Eligible Regions: Open for all (except citizens of United Kingdom)

How to Apply

Apply online through the given website below

Download Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application Deadline: 11th October, 2017.
Also Check:  100% (Visa Free) Scholarships For The Less Privileged Foreign Students, November 2017 - Send Your Application

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  1. i am a fourth year chemical engineering student will graduate come December 2018 I wish to know if the Bill Gates scholarship will be available for 2018/2019 academic year for the program of advanced chemical engineering at Cambridge university

  2. Inivocavity Fredrick

    How can I get this full funded scholarship of studying in United Kingdom and not online programs ?? It’s my dream to study there.
    Help me please
    Am living in Tanzania
    Thank you for your support

  3. Sir I am student of m.phil from Pakistan
    Botany department university of sargodha
    Plz help I wanted this scholarship

  4. I am Ethiopian. I have Dippiloma (10+3) in Afaan Oromoo. I am very happy if I get scholarship in America. Thank you.

  5. Recherche de financement dans le but de poursuivre mes études supérieures à l’Occident

  6. still in bs
    but searching for opportunities

  7. i need notification on new scholarships

  8. Fatima abdishakor ali sarhan

    sir I am somalian girl I finished secendry school in 2011
    please help me to get scholarship
    thank you …….

  9. I am a Liberian, An a graduate student from high school.And my next level is to be in the university but there is no hope for me, because I came from a poor background where my parent can’t even afford to pay my school fees but I keep on struggle until I reach this stage .But I cannot give up because I want to achieved my dream to see my success in my future and to become a successful person in life. And they are looking up to me for my progress. Thankyou

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