Gates Cambridge Scholarship

This scholarship is listed by UTSA’s Office of Nationally Competitive Awards, which supports current UTSA students on the undergraduate and graduate levels to apply to opportunities outside of UTSA. Students are encouraged to work with the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards and Fellowships as early as possible to discuss the application process. While some applications are short, drafting application materials for major awards may take months of preparation, and application materials should reflect this high level of preparation. Please note that we do not advise students on other scholarship opportunities listed on the scholarship hub outside of the “External” section.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students seeking a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship was established in October 2000 by a donation of 210 million dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. In 2020, 80 scholarships were offered worldwide, with 25 scholarships available to U.S. candidates. Ideal candidates are academically outstanding and have the potential to leave an impact on the discipline being studied at Cambridge. A successful applicant must demonstrate an ability to be a future leader.

Award: Full cost of studying at Cambridge; additional discretionary funding depending on different criteria’s and circumstances

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Citizen of any country outside the U.K.
  • Applying for one of the following full-time residential courses of study: PhD (three-year research-only degree), MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree), or One-year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.).

Interested applicants should visit the website below for the scholarship to learn more about the award. If you plan to apply to this specific program and would like application support, please contact Andrew Chapman of the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards by filling out the following intake form. Please do not submit this intake form to inquire about other awards listed in the Scholarship Hub.

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