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Bill Gates Scholarship Programme | University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Bill Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. 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

The aim of the Gates Cambridge programme is to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others


  • The University Composition Fee at the appropriate rate*
  • A maintenance allowance for a single student (£14,900 for 12 months at the 2017-18 rate; pro rata for courses shorter than 12 months)
  • One economy single airfare at both the beginning and end of the course
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge

Discretionary components:

  • Academic development funding – from £500 to £2,000, dependent on the length of your course, to attend conferences and courses.
  • Family allowance – up to £10,120 for a first child and up to £4,320 for a second child (2016-17 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 Ph.D. (the Trust does not fund other field work costs as these should be funded by the University Composition Fee).
  • Hardship funding – for unforeseen difficulties
  • 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
  • Some fourth year funding for Ph.D. Scholars may be provided.


  • A citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
  • Applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge:
  • Ph.D. (three-year research-only degree)
  • MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree)
  • One year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Eligible Regions: Open for all (except citizens of United Kingdom)

Application Deadline: October 11, 2018.


Apply online through website application link.

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    Good day. I’m a young Cameroonian of age 25years. I have a BSC in Economics from the University of BUEA Cameroon. Presently, I’m enrolled into a Masters of Agricultural Economics in Kangwon National University in South Korea and i wish to continue with my Phd in 2019 after I’m done with the masters in December 2018. I wish you can help me with a sholarship program in any related field of Economics. Thanks and waiting for your humble reply. And the wesite at which i can use to apply for the scholarship. Thanks

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  75. What are the procedures for application

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    Kenyan and would like to further my studies in a master’s degree in environmental planning.

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    Good morning
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  85. I am a student in senegal

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  88. my name is FOLY Jacques-philippes and I am a student in second year of computer science management at the private university ESAG NDE in togo. I would like to improve my domain in the United States of America.

  89. Good day sirs,thanks for this.I would like to be granted the privilege to study abroad.
    I am Harikirtan,Worlu by name.I did petroleum engineering as my first degree.
    I will be glad if this opportunity doesn’t pass me by.
    Lastly,thanks to Sir Bill Gate for his exceptional philanthropic nature.

  90. Good morning
    My name’s Mamadou Saliou Coumbassa i live in Guinea
    ETUDIANT-MIAGE L1 in university General Lansana Conté

  91. Hello.i am from Senegal and i want to get this oppertunity so help me please.

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    I am a student in logistics and transport management and I will be very happy if I have a chance to pursue my school. It is not easy for me to finish my MBA because of the school fees. I am 26 years old and I live in Ghana but I am from Chad. Thanks for the opportunity

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  94. Mansour D Thiaw

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  97. I’m togolese,m’y nam is tchagbele rachad,i study English ans i want continu my studies in UK.so i need tour help

    Thank you .

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  106. Im interesting scholarship please help me give me chance thank you

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