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Gates Cambridge Scholarships

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship enables exceptional graduate students from outside the United Kingdom to study at the University of Cambridge.  Scholarships are awarded on the basis of intellectual ability, leadership capacity, and desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout the world by providing service to their community and applying their talents and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

Conditions of Eligibility

  • 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:
    • PhD (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.)
  • Completed the GRE

Application Materials

Application instructions can be found on the Gates Cambridge website. Information also available on Facebook and Twitter.

Application Deadline

The deadline this year will be October 14, 2016.  You must have completed the GRE in order to apply.

For application questions or critique, please contact Dr. Larry Carver, Director of Liberal Arts Honors and Humanities Programs,  (512) 471-3458, CLA 2.104.

The Liberal Arts Honors Programs
The University of Texas at Austin
Liberal Arts Building (CLA) 2.104
305 East 23rd Street G6210
Austin, Texas 78712-1259


UT Austin
Gates Cambridge Scholars

2007
Corinna Kester,
Plan II/Engineering


2004
Sarah Tierney,
Plan II/Computer Science