You still got time if you want to try your luck to get selected for Gates Cambridge Scholarships 2024-2025 academic session by submitting your documents with scholarship application right away. If you are a US citizen then you need to hurry up for submitting your gates cambridge scholarship application because your application deadline is set to October 11, 2023 whereas if you are an international student from any other region then your application deadline date is January 4, 2024.
Funding Package offered by Gates Cambridge Scholarships
You will be happy to know that gates cambridge scholarships are fully funded in nature which actually covers full tuition fees of Cambridge university, provide £17,848 allowance as stipend money for 12 months to 4 years, and also cover air tickets (economy class) whereas in some cases winners of gates cambridge scholarships are also paid with their study visa expenditures with health insurance plan.
You can also expect between £500-£2,000 as your academic development fund, family allowance of up to £10,120 for parent bearing 1 child, £14,440 with 2 or more children,and research field work sponsorship as well.
Do you stand eligible for Gates Cambridge Scholarship in 2024?
If you are citizen of UK then you will not be eligible to apply for gates cambridge scholarship because this funding is approved only for US citizen students and all other international students with that to become eligible for this scholarship you will also be required to obtain admission at Cambridge university in postgrad course (Phd/MS) degree. But if your objective is to take admission in any of these following courses/programs then unfortunately this Cambridge gates scholarship will not be available for these courses:
- PGCE course
- Master of Finance (MFin) program
- Graduate Course in Medicine (A101)
- Non-degree course
- Undergrad BA program
- Master of Business (MBA) program
- Part time courses
How to apply for Gates Cambridge Scholarship?
Before i tell you how you should start your online application for Gates Cambridge scholarship you need to write a statement of purpose for up to 500 words that must explain your reason to choose Cambridge university and scholarship need and this statement will be required in application process.
But if you are opting for a doctoral degree programme then you will be needed to write a detailed research proposal for your gates cambridge scholarship application in which you will be needed to provide a novel research idea, with its possible outcomes, funding requirement, scope of work, and which facilities will be required at Cambridge to complete that research project.
So once you have written this, make sure you also have 2 original letter of recommendation from teachers of your last attended college or university because you will also be needed to submit these letters in online graduate application portal.
You can also select your subject options from Cambridge university admissions page from where you will then start your admission application and indicate in application form that you want to get considered for gates scholarship 2024-2025.
When you get succesffully admitted to Cambridge university on Gates scholarship 2024 then at that time admission office of university will send you admission documents package which you will be required to take it with you to British immigration office to apply for your new British study visa and after that you will be able to fly to UK to start your higher education there on a fully funded british scholarship in 2024.