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Gates Cambridge

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship awards selected students with a full scholarship to attend the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

The scholarship was established in 2000 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge.  There are now more than 1,000 Gates Cambridge Scholars and Alumni from over 90 countries.  There are 90 scholarships that are awarded internationally.  Forty of those are allotted to US applicants. 

Applicants can be from any discipline.  Those who apply must exhibit outstanding intellectual ability and leadership potential.  Applicants must also be dedicated to improving the lives of other people and be a good fit to the program they are applying for at Cambridge.

For more information, please contact our office.

Campus deadline:
VCU contact:
Jeff Wing
Gates Cambridge Campus Representative
Director, National Scholarship Office
(804) 828-6868
For more information:
Resources for Applicants:
None available
Study abroad:
Freshman, Sophmore, Senior, Graduate, Alumni
Arts, Humanities, Medicine, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

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