Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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National Deadline: October 15, 2014

Description:
Gates Cambridge Scholarships are competitive full scholarships awarded to applicants of outstanding intellectual ability, leadership abilities, and who are committed to improving the lives of others.

Important Notes:
University nomination is not required, but it is encouraged that you contact the Office of Undergraduate Research for assistance in applying for this competitive award.

Eligibility: 
Eligible candidates should:
  • Be a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom.
  • Intend to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study: PhD (three year research-only degree); MSc or MLitt (two year research-only degree); or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.).
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, leadership abilities, and concern for the greater good.
To Apply:
  1. Review the information and instructions online.
  2. Schedule an appointment to meet with a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Research
  3. At the meeting:
    • Plan to provide the names of three (3) letter writers.
    • Bring in a résumé listing awards, honors, activities, research, jobs, service, leadership, hobbies, etc. 

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Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research if you’re interested in applying for this scholarship.