Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Deadline for Graduate Programs: October 15, 2013

Created by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, this scholarship is for outstanding graduate students from outside the United Kingdom who wish to study at the University of Cambridge.

For more info, please see the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.



Amount of Support

This scholarship pays all university fees, a maintenance allowance of ₤8,800 and a discretionary allowance of ₤2,200 per year.


The Trustees are required to award scholarships on the basis of a person's intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge and talents to improve the lives of others throughout the world by providing service to their communities.

  • Graduating senior
  • Admitted to a graduate program at the University of Cambridge, UK
  • Open to all majors