Apply for Bill Gates 2017 Scholarships to study in Cambridge

The 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 make a worldwide network of future leaders committed to rising the lives of others
Benefits
The University Composition Fee at the suitable rate*
A maintenance allowance for one student (£14,900 for twelve months at the 2017-18 rate; proportionately for courses shorter than twelve months)
One economy single fare at each the start and finish of the course
Inbound visa prices & the price 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.
Eligibilities
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.)
For more information please visit their official website.
Eligible Regions: Open for all (except citizens of United Kingdom)
How to Apply
Apply online through the given website below
Application Form
Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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