Middlebury

 

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

 See Dates & Deadlines page for schedule of information meeting.

PURPOSE
To select candidates with exceptional academic achievement, scholarly promise, and leadership potential for scholarships to Cambridge University.

AWARD
All Cambridge tuition fees, maintenance allowance for study-related activities, and one round-trip economy airfare.

NUMBER OFFERED
from the US:  46 in 2001; 50 in 2002; 88 in 2003; 31 in 2004; 38 in 2005; 41 in 2006; 48 in 2007.  The trust seeks to elect approximately 100 new scholars annually from many countries outside the UK.

FIELDS OF STUDY
None specified; limited only by fields offered at Cambridge

TENABLE AT
Cambridge University, England

ELIGIBILITY
Seniors or recent college graduates from U.S. or any other country outside the United Kingdom, with "transcripts showing evidence of sustained academic achievement in study, and a strong performance in GRE scores, together with references which speak knowledgeably about candidate's academic performance and potential for scholarly growth."  GPA should be 3.7 or higher.

A Gates Cambridge Scholarship can only be taken up by a student who has been admitted to Cambridge through the University's normal application procedures.  These are separate from the selection procedures for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.  Applicants for a Master's or Doctoral study are admitted to Cambridge through the Board of Graduate studies; those applying for a second Bachelor's degree are admitted by a College.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
This fellowship does not require institutional nomination. However, we ask students to let us know if they intend to apply. To do so:

1. Submit a preliminary application by April 21, 2014 to  fellowships@middlebury.edu:

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Note: letters of recommendation are NOT included in this stage of application.

2. Complete admission forms to selected program at Cambridge University and any additional forms required by the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

DEADLINES
Deadlines (internal and external) for scholarships and fellowships listed on the Middlebury website can be found on the Dates and Deadlines page; external deadlines are also listed on program websites.

CONTACT
Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G
802-443-3183

Website
Gates Cambridge Scholarship