Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2020/2021 for [International Students]

Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2020/2021 for [International Students]

Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarships is receiving applications for those that want to begin the 2020/2021 section with them. Please note that this scholarship is for International Students

About Scholarship

The Gates Cambridge Scholarships are one of the most prestigious international scholarships in the world. 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.

Host Institution(s): University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Level/Field of study: PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course in any subject offered at the University.

Courses which are NOT eligible for Gates Cambridge Scholarships:
  • Any Undergraduate degree such as BA (undergraduate) or BA affiliated (a second BA)
  • Master of Business (MBA)
  • Master of Finance (MFin)
  • PGCE
  • MBBChir Clinical Studies
  • MD Doctor of Medicine degree (6 years, part-time)
  • Graduate Course in Medicine (A101)
  • Part-time degrees
  • Non-degree courses

Number of Awards: About 80 scholarships are awarded each year.

Target group: Citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom.

Scholarship Value

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge including tuition fees, maintenance allowance, travel costs, visa, etc. It also provides additional, discretionary funding such as academic development funding, family allowance, fieldwork, etc.

Read about the full scholarship value at this link.


To be eligible for Gates Cambridge Scholarship you need to meet the following:

•  A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.

•  Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: PhD, MSc or MLitt, or a one year postgraduate course.

How to Apply

Applications for entry in the academic year 2021/22 will open in 1 September 2020.

Applicants submit their application for admission and funding (Gates Cambridge and other funding) via the University’s Graduate Application Portal. To be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship you must complete the section to apply for admission to a course and a College place and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section.

SEE ALSO: Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarships 2021 for International Students (fully-funded)

How to Apply for Gates Cambridge Scholarships

To apply for this scholarship you need to visit the official scholarship website below;

Official Scholarship Website:

Application Deadline

There are two Gates Cambridge application deadlines: 14 October 2020 (for US citizens resident in the USA) and 3 December 2020 or 7 January 2021 depending on the course (for all other eligible applicants).

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