Gates Cambridge University Scholarships 2024 in UK (Fully Funded)

Finally, the call for the application for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program 2024! This is one of the renowned scholarships in the UK for international applicants to pursue Masters and Ph.D. degree programs Fully Funded. The scholarship awards 80 Fully Funded scholarships to outstanding students from countries outside the UK.

Each year, the scholarship grants 80 scholarships, with approximately 25 awards for the US and 55 for other international students. Through this scholarship, applicants can study postgraduate degree programs at the University of Cambridge free of cost. Today, in this post, we will cover all the details regarding the Gates Cambridge scholarship so you can apply easily.

The scholarship program was established in October 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Mandela Gates Foundation. This was one of the largest donations ever to the University of Cambridge. Since its existence, almost 2000 scholarships have been awarded to outstanding students belonging to more than 100 countries.

The program aims to build a global network of future leaders to achieve this mission; they award outstanding students with financial support at the world’s leading university.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Program 2024 Details

Country:  United Kingdom
Open for:  International Students
Institute: Cambridge University
Degree Program:  MSC, MLitt, Master, PhD
Awards:  80

Scholarship Funding 

Gates Cambridge scholarship covers all the costs of studying with the following additional benefits:

  • University Composition Fee
  • Maintainance Allowance of £20,000 for 12 months
  • For PhD Scholars, the maintenance allowance is for 4 years
  • Airfare ticket for the beginning and end of the course
  • Visa costs, Immigration Health Surcharge

Additional Funding

  • The trust also offers several types of additional funding:
  • Academic Development funding of £500 to up to £2,000 to attend courses and conferences
  • Children allowance of £11,604 for one child and for more than one child, £16,548.
  • Allowance for the Field work as a part of your PhD.
  • Hardship funding

List of Available Study Fields:

the University of Cambridge is available for any subject available at the university (Except for few courses). The Cambridge has more than 100 Departments, Faculties, Schools and institutes,

  • School of Arts and Humanities
  • School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • School of Biological Sciences
  • School of Physical Sciences
  • School of Clinical Medicine
  • School of Technology
  • Institutions independent of any School
  • BioMedical
  • Bio logical
  • Engineering (All Fields)
  • Science
  • IT
  • Humanities
  • Arts
  • Social Science
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Islamic Studies
  • Astronomy

For more information about the courses visit the University of Cambridge Departments and Colleges.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The scholarship is awarded to students who have excellent academic records.
  • All international students residing outside the UK are invited to submit their applications.
  • To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to enrol themself in the course at the University of Cambridge.

How to Apply?

To apply for the Gates Cambridge scholarship, you must complete the section to apply for admission to a course and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section.

Admission section:

In this section, applicants will apply for the specific course and a college place. In this section, you need to provide the details regarding to yourself, your Academic background and your plans.

Funding Section

In this section, you need to apply for a range of funding available, including the Gates Cambridge scholarship.

While Applying for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Gates Cambridge Statement of 500 words max.
  • Research Proposal for Ph.D. applicants only
  • Two Academic Reference

You can also check out the video regarding the Gates Cambridge scholarship application process here:

For more details regarding the scholarship, visit the official link below:


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