Gates Cambridge Scholarship

For one or more years of study at Cambridge University toward a graduate or second undergraduate degree. SENIORS and GRADUATES who are citizens of any country except the U.K. may apply. Must have exceptional academic achievement; must hold a bachelor's degree by the beginning of the award period. Scholarship includes tuition and fees, generous living allowance, some travel. Approximately 100 new scholars are named each year; many scholars have been Americans.

This scholarship does not require a university nomination. The Office for National and International Scholarships consults with interested students on assembling competitive applications, helps them prepare for interviews or other stages of the selection process as necessary, and publicizes results.

Application Deadline
October 12, 2022
Application Year(s)
Senior; After Graduation
Award Type(s)
Graduate; Abroad Experience; Open to international students

University of MN Recipients

  • 2005 – Jonathan Derocher, Chemical Engineering
  • 2004 – Sheehan Olver, Mathematics