A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding. 95 Scholarships are awarded each year.
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: 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.).
Please note, you can’t apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship without applying to the University of Cambridge. You must apply for admission to the University of Cambridge and a Gates Cambridge Scholarship at the same time.