The Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of post-graduate study at Cambridge University for up to three years. The deadlines for US citizens is mid-October. Deadlines for international students vary (either early December of early January) depending on course of study. Check website for details
What it covers:
- One round-trip economy airfare
- Cambridge tuition and fees
- Maintenance allowance
- Discretionary allowance
- Excellent transcripts showing evidence of sustained academic achievement in study
- References able to speak knowledgeably about the candidate’s actual academic performance and his or her potential for scholarly growth
- Ability to show how study at Cambridge would help them achieve their personal goals
Applicants submit their application for admission and funding (Gates Cambridge and other funding) via the University’s Graduate Application Portal.
To be considered for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship you must complete the section to apply for admission to a course and a College place and the Gates Cambridge part of the funding section. Gates Cambridge has access to the full application for admission and funding when reviewing applications. Review the How to Apply page for all details.
Visit the British Council website for more information on education, scholarships, and other funding for study in the United Kingdom.
A list compiled by Immigrants Rising of both undergraduate and graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency.
The Davies-Jackson Scholarship Two years of study at the University of Cambridge (England) for first generation college students with exceptional academic records (3.7 min GPA) in select non-science fields (Archaeology; Classics; Economics; Education; English; Geography; History; History of Art; History and Modern Languages; History and Politics; Human, Social, and Political Sciences; Mathematics; Modern and Medieval Languages; Music; Philosophy; or Psychological and Behavioral Sciences.
The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a fully funded yearlong study/internship in Germany. German language preferred but not required.
The William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in India is an immersive,10-month volunteer service program matching young professionals with development organizations. Fellows work on scalable and sustainable development projects in the fields of education, livelihoods, and public health.
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society members are eligible to apply for graduate fellowships ranging from $2000 – $7000 to help offset graduate school costs.
The German Chancellor Fellowship offers one-year leadership training and mentored projects in Germany for citizens of Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, or the USA. This fellowship for prospective leaders brings you to Germany for one year to implement a project idea you have developed yourself.