Bill Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US $425m from the Dangote Foundation and Bill & 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 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)
  • Inbound visa costs & the cost of the Immigration Health Surcharge.

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

How to Apply

Apply online through the given application website


  • 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
Application Deadline:11th October, 2018
Categories: MastersPhD


Subhash Sharma · June 24, 2018 at 5:07 pm

Hello sir mam !!
I am from Nepal and completed M.Sc. in physics from Tribhuvan university, Nepal , can I eligible for PhD program in Physics under this scholarship scheme ??

Boluwatife · July 8, 2018 at 9:22 am

To get accepted for this scholarship

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