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Bill Gates Scholarship Programme | 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.
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  • 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)


Apply online through website application link.

Application Deadline: October 11, 2017.

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    iwent education

  2. A la recherche d’un emploi pour embauche

  3. I want to be a medical doctor, I you offering course for that

  4. Ouedraogo wendinboude Simon pierre

    Hello.how are you?i am fine.i come to get my baccalaureat and i wish to continue my study in english language.

  5. I want Msc in agronomy, value chain and agribusiness, master in coffee science or in crop protection.

  6. I am an Ethiopian my Name is Tolesa Ejeta Doro I have BA degree in management I would like to study my MBA at your Unuversity.

  7. Ouedraogo Abdoul Rasac Ali

    I want to continue in Cambridge university

  8. I’m a Gambian and really interested studying in Europe please help.

  9. Hello;i’name is ibrahim dit kalil toure je suis un edudiant au mali et j’aimerai me posté comme candidat.je suis orplelin et j’aimerai vraiment allé de l’avant.

  10. Am abebe geta i want get this opportunity and learn in america cambridg universty

  11. Gizachew Mengstie Nigatu

    Thanks to gave this golden chance

  12. I am a livestock engineer,an independent researcher working on natural resources management and development of Africa with emphasis on sun,water and wind for the welfare and socio-economic development of rural communities of Africa. These development needs include increase agricultural productivity,portable water supply,transport,energy generation,environmental protection and climate change mitigation. I am interested in this scholarship to enable me realise this vision and mission.

  13. My name is Bocar Ba I am a student

  14. My name is Hawolatu bah
    Am an undergraduate a social work student
    From sierraleone

  15. Thank yo give thus chance

  16. I’ve completed senior high school in Ghana. Can I be a part?

  17. I am very interested in this scholarship in nord r to enable me to réalisé my mission of study .

  18. Hello! I’m Mugisha Paul, from Rwanda. On what website is the APPLICATION FORM!?

  19. Hi.I am Togolese and my name is DOTSE Eben-Ezer.I would like to get one of these scholarships.I am in geography department at the University of Lomé.Thanks

  20. Hello.I am Togolese and I am studying geography at the University of Lomé but i would like to have a scholarship to really go ahead in my studies.I want to help this world with knowledge in the future.Please help.Thanks.

  21. Edson Roberto Matsimbe

    My name is Edson Roberto Matsimbe
    From Mozambique, I’m 29 years old, I’m working at the Irish Embassy, I wish to continue with my studies out of Africa, in Community Development course.
    I really wish to fish my studies and help my country to develop.

  22. I am Andualem Azaze from Ethiopia, and I am Bs in civil engineering , I want to specialize in structural engineering, please help me!?!

  23. Gabriel Seuane júnior

    I’m a candidate for a scholarship. I would like to be a beneficiary of a course of design or pedagogy.

  24. Alcino Faria António

    HELlo! My name is Alcino, from Mozambique. I’ll like to havê chance to study abroad.

  25. My name is modou B Gaye. I lived in the gambia. I want to apply for masters degree. I have a bsc in mathematics

  26. Christian Kanyangambi

    I want to bee a ingenieur progamator

  27. Hi I want to continuous my study abroad but I m pour now to pay my scholarship before the beginning if it is possible to start and during my freetime I work and try to repay for me

  28. Am from Uganda, I finished my high school and passed well. I would like to be the beneficiary of this program. Thanks for your positive programs

  29. My name is BEKOUNIM Tchomela
    I am student
    I need scholarship
    Thank you

  30. I’m Mphatso from Malawi. I’m holding diploma level 4 in HIV and AIDS management offered by ABMA a board from UK. I want to continue my studies at your college but I don’t have money for school fees.

  31. Fanso Manuel Luís Costa

    I’ m Fanso me countrys is Moçambique. Se poder me leve para estudar lá , estudante de engenharia florestal.

  32. I am a Liberian,live in Monrovia am interested in this scholarship program to study in Cambridge.

  33. Am interesting in this scholarship program to study in Cambridge. I am a Liberian,live in Monrovia. I wish to be one of beneficiary of program on behalf of my country.

  34. I am very interesed,

  35. Ntoo Saitoti Simon

    I’m very interested, currently studying at Kamwenja Teachers college.

  36. my name cabdulaahi maxamed xasan from somalia

  37. Hlo I am really interested I want to study medical laboratory science Would u possibly pick me up I have all the requirements needed

  38. Mugre Marcel Amouh

    I am a Cameroonian and already a BSc holder in Physics and really wants to further my studies abroad especially now that things are very tense in Cameroon

  39. AMADOU benoit Prosper

    Thanks for this opportunity. I would like to be student in this university to learn Informatics

  40. Njuchigamdi Ahoudou

    I am student i have the BTS logistisc and transport i woul like to continus my academy cursus in Europa.i am Cameronian.

  41. I am Somalian student I would like to study in Europe or USA scholarship , especially PHD degree of project management

  42. I am Tariku Lemi .I am graduate in BSc degree by Biomedical Engineering from Jimma University.I need to continue my further education at your institute. Please help me how I can be member

  43. Dear sir or madam,
    I am writing to your esteemed office for the following advertisements of scholarship program funded by Bill gates and Melinda foundation and I would like to be considered because I am a south Sudanese living in Country that had been in war for several years ago and even now you now.
    I am a graduate with Bachelor of business administration(procurement and Logistics) from Cavendish University Uganda and holder of advanced diploma in business Management at Cambridge Association of Managers in England.

  44. I wanna be à great informaticien thats let me tell you What i need by choosing me

  45. Am Samson from Kenya, I want to study in Cambridge university, computer science .
    Currently a student in JKUAT.

  46. Edson Xavier Monjane

    i’m Edson,and I’m really interested to study in u.s.a.. help please

  47. M’y is amara SANOGO i’am a malien

  48. I am a kenyan and would wish to pursue masters in electronics.

  49. Hello. My name is mabally eddy.. I live in cameroon…i study account. And financy
    I want continued in qualify university

  50. I nées to continue My sdydies at your university, im a stidend

  51. I hope and pray this is not a scam. God help me

  52. nsangou aboubakar sidik

    Hello sir.my is aboubakar sidiki of the nationality cameroon.agreed you helf because i am student

  53. I always dream of studying aboard I pray is going to come true

  54. I am Buay Kapduel Buol, (Student)
    I am an African who is interested in that scholarship… I am looking forwars to hearing from you

  55. Am interested

  56. Ibrahim sory cissokho

    Take me I want to be a doctor


    helo greetings am called MBONWU DEMEINE ZONEPOH from Cameroon i wish to enroll in your scholarship program may you please assist me to advance in my career

  58. I am from Burkina Faso student in medecin, want to continue if possible my study in USA. Thanks

  59. In the last semester in banking and finance diploma level.will I be part of you pursuing my degree am in kenya


    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

  61. I’m a Zimbabwean with a BSc Hons Degree in Civil Engineering aiming for an MSc in Transportation Engineering.

  62. André Francisco, moçambicano, graduado 2017 pela UEM em Extensão Rural, será um prazer

  63. greet you in the name our lord,my dream is to acquire and study abroad .i pray that you please help get the bill gates scholarship.thank you.

  64. Iam enock migadde from uganda and I would like to study a degree in education

  65. Tomás José Mariquele

    Hello, I’m mozambican, I have really interested to win this oportunity to study out in Africa. For more information about me get in my e-mail.

  66. Tomás José Mariquele

    Hello, I’m mozambican, I have really interested to win this oportunity to study out in Africa. For more information about me get in my e-mail.


    Good Morning sir/ma, I am Moses Olayinka DAMILOLA a graduate in Banking and finance from Nigeria want to pursue Academic Msc in Finance would love to ,if am consider for this oppurtunity would forever be indebted to God through your foundation scholarship

  68. Hey my name is NGANJI NKUH PAUL. A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT thank u guys alot for this opportunity you have granted for we Africans. I am a cameroonian who wish to study medicine abroad i will be very glad and happy to further my education out there thanks again

  69. Hello, I am Zmaleo T Wesley from Liberia
    I have really been wishing to apply for a scholarship that will enable me to study out of Africa.
    I’m a undergraduate student.

  70. Maryamu Abedi from Drcongo ,want to ne a doctor

  71. I’M high school graduate n diploma in Auto Mechanic.I need this scholarship to study in Europe or Asha please.

  72. Ngongang Yves Cyrille

    Good morning i am a souvent of camerun university Douala but i need to study in USA. Thanks You to help me if is possible

  73. What are the procedures for application

  74. BOGBLENOU Stanislas

    Hello sir ! I call myself BOGBLENOU Stanislas I live in TOGO and I would like to take advantage of the opportunity you are offering me to realize my dreams. thank you

  75. BOGBLENOU Vito Stanislas

    Hello sir ! I’m BOGBLENOU Viho Stanislas I live in TOGO and I would like to take advantage of the opportunity you are offering me to realize my dreams. thank you

  76. BOGBLENOU Viho Stanislas

    Hello sir ! I’m BOGBLENOU Viho Stanislas I got baccalaureate. I live in TOGO and I would like to take advantage of the opportunity you are offering me to pursue my studies in agronomy. thank you

  77. Iam Edmund Mugishagwe with Msc. in Natural resources managemant, currently am recturing in private university known as mount meru university mwanza branch, am highly interested with such a scholarship, that will be beneficial to the whole community in Tanznia and the world at large, with great demand, thanks

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

  79. I am Dawit, I am grade 12 student.
    I would like to study in software development.

  80. Leandro Valente Baptista de Carvalho

    Hello, I’m Angolan, I want to know how I can apply for this scholarship to complete my higher education. Thank you.

  81. Good morning
    my name is toureaminata im Guinean ,i’m a student in Last class at mercury university,

  82. I’m Gbenyanawo kwami I’m togoles I have got my baccalaureate in 2016 now I’m study English in university of Lome(Togo) I would like to performed my study in USA .would you like to help me

  83. I am a student in senegal

  84. Iam Benjamim! I want study at your University, please help me

  85. I am Gael and i would like ti study in outside .and i want to tell thank you for this programm

  86. 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.

  87. 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.

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

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

  90. Djebinon Mbairo Beauté Fleur

    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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