One to four years of funding for graduate study in any field except professional degrees at the University of Cambridge

 

Deadline

TBA

Please note two separate application cycles: The deadline for US Citizens is mid-October. All other eligible applicants will have an early December or January deadline, depending on the course to be enrolled in.

 

Contact

ncs-ousf@duke.edu

Award recipients

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Ayden Case

Gates Cambridge Scholar
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Henry Taylor

Gates-Cambridge Scholar
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Jenna Armstrong

Gates Cambridge Scholar

Quick facts

Academic Discipline

Arts & Humanities
Creative/Performing Arts
Education
Professional (Law/Medicine/Business)
Public Service
Social Sciences
STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math)

Citizenship

U.S. Citizen, Non-US Citizen, DACA Recipient

Status

Senior Year, Young Alumni

Location

International

Endorsement Required

No

Award Amount

Full funding including tuition, room & board, and travel for the duration of your graduate degree.

Description

The Gates-Cambridge Scholarship funds graduate study in any field at the University of Cambridge, except professional degrees (MD, MBA, MFin, PGCE, etc.) 2/3 of Gates funding is reserved for applicants proposing to do the PhD. Applicants must apply concurrently for admission to Cambridge.

Benefits

The scholarship provides full funding for tuition and fees, and a living expense stipend of up to £20,000 per year for up to four years. Additional funding is available for travel, visa fees, and other circumstances at the discretion of the scholarship committee. 

While at Cambridge, scholarship recipients also access community-building events throughout the year, as well as ongoing access to a robust, well-connected alumni network. 

Eligibility

Applicants must be graduating seniors or Duke alumni of any nationality except citizens of the U.K. There is no age limit.

Selection Criteria

  • Academic excellence
  • A commitment to improving the lives of others
  • A capacity for leadership
  • Reasons for choice of graduate program