Gates Cambridge Scholarship for Arabs

Type: Master’s Degree, Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees

Who: Students interested in studying in Cambridge

What: Tuition fees and stipend

When: 2021-2022

Where: Cambridge University – UK

Program Length: Two to Three Years

Deadline to Apply: 14 October 2020

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: UK

Academic Subject(s): All Subjects


The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of $210 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university.

For 2020 entry, Gates Cambridge will offer 80 full-cost scholarships to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. Approximately two-thirds of these awards will be offered to PhD students, with approximately 25 awards available in the US round and 55 available in the international round.

The application deadline in this round is determined by the course you are applying for and is set by the central Graduate Admissions Office. You can find which deadline applies to you by checking the Graduate Funding Competition deadline in the course directory. Please also note that if a course deadline is earlier than the relevant funding deadline above (e.g. the LLM in Law), you must apply by the earlier course deadline.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme follows the University of Cambridge application deadline time rule of midday (UK time) on the relevant application deadline day. 

Deadline: Depending on the course you are applying for, please refer to the link in the text


You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

– a citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom

– applying to pursue one of the following full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge: PhD and MSc/MLitt in addition to One year postgraduate course (with some exceptions)

How to apply: 

You may apply for admission to a postgraduate degree, a College place and various sources of funding (including Gates Cambridge) via the University’s Graduate Applicant Portal. Full details can be found at

Go To Website

Back to top button