Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2022 (Fully Funded)

Fully funded scholarship at university of Gates Cambridge

Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2022 (Fully Funded)
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Pursue your studies in UK. Good news! Gates Cambridge Scholarship is currently open. In this article we will explain in detail about this scholarship, its benefits and step by step application process.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship 2022-2023 is a fully funded scholarship for international students. This scholarship is offered for masters and PhD studies. This scholarship provides £17,848 stipend per annum, health insurance, academic development funding up to £2,000 and family allowance up to £10,120.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program was established in October 2000 with a donation of US$ 210 m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge, the biggest single donation ever made to the UK university.

For 2022 Gates Cambridge will give 80 full-cost scholarships to exceptional candidates from outside the United Kingdom to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any topic accessible at the University of Cambridge. Approximately two-thirds of these awards will be offered to PhD students, with approximately 25 awards available in the US round and 55 available in the International round.

Scholarship Summary

Level of Study: Masters, PhD

Institution(s): University of Cambridge

Study in: UK

Opportunity Focus Areas: All the available courses at University of Cambridge except the courses listed below

Program Period: Two years for masters and three years for PhD

Deadline:

For US Citizens: October 13, 2021

For International Students: Dependent on your course – either December 2, 2021 or January 6, 2022

Scholarship Coverage

Gates Cambridge Scholarship provides the recipient with the following benefits:

The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate

a maintenance allowance for a single student (£17,848 for 12 months at the 2021-22 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months) – for PhD scholars the award is for up to 4 years

One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course

Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

Academic development funding – from up to £500 to up to £2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.

Family allowance – up to £10,120 for one child and up to £14,440 for two or more children (2021-22 rate). No funding is provided for a partner.

Fieldwork – you may apply to keep up to your normal maintenance allowance while on fieldwork as part of your PhD (the Trust does not fund other fieldwork costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).

Maternity/Paternity funding – should you require it, you may apply to intermit your studies for up to 6 months and continue to receive your maintenance allowance during this time

Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties

Eligibility Criteria for Gates Cambridge Scholarship

To qualify for Gates Cambridge Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

Required Language: English

Eligible Countries: All world countries.

Academic excellence.

You should be able to make a strong case for a particular postgraduate degree at Cambridge.

A commitment to improving the lives of others.

A capacity for leadership.

Applicants must be from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree.

How to Apply for Gates Cambridge Scholarship?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Gates Cambridge Scholarship:

Apply for admission to a course and a College place and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section.

Build up an account on the website.

Fill in your personal information

Submit these documents:

Gates Cambridge Statement: In no more than 3000 characters (approximately 500 words) please explain why you are applying for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship and how you meet the four main criteria.

CV/Resume

Research proposal (PhD applicants only)

Gates reference: In addition to two academic references for admission, Gates Cambridge applicants submit a reference about their fit with the scholarship.

Answer the application questions.

Submit the application