Scholarship in UK-

Gates Cambridge scholarship for International students

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Host:University of Cambridge, UK


Reward:Full scholarship

Eligibility:All countries

Deadline: October 13, 2021|December 2, 2021|January 2022


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

Each year Gates Cambridge offers c.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 selection criteria are:

  • outstanding intellectual ability
  • reasons for choice of course
  • a commitment to improving the lives of others
  • leadership potential


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
    • MSc/MLitt
    • One year postgraduate course (with some exceptions – see below)

Current student at Cambridge?​

If you are currently studying at Cambridge and wish to apply for a new postgraduate course you can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. For example, if you are currently studying for an MPhil you can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue a PhD. 


US citizens resident in the USA

This is the earlier round for applicants who are both US citizens and resident in the United States; it is specific to Gates Cambridge.  Students meeting these criteria must apply by 13 October and submit all their documents by this date (including references), they are not eligible for the later round.

What stage?Date
Applications openThursday 2 September 2021
Application deadlineWednesday 13 October 2021
Departmental rankingMonday 18 October 2021 to Thursday 18 November 2021
All applicants notified of application outcomeWednesday 01 December 2021
On-line review and selection by panelsTBC
Scholarships offeredLate January 2022
Scholarships accepted72 hours after offer

All other eligible applicants

The large majority of applicants will apply in this round, which is aligned with the University’s postgraduate funding competition. There are two possible application deadlines and these are based on the course to which your are applying.

What stage?Date
Applications open Thursday 2 September 2021
Application deadlineDependent on your course – either 2 December 2021 or 6 January 2022(Check website)
Departmental rankingDecember – February
All applicants notified of application outcomeFebruary 2022
On-line review and selection by panelsFebruary and March 2022
Scholarships offeredLate March
Scholarships accepted72 hours after offer

Source: Gates Cambridge

Note: This is a brief post on the scholarship and not the official scholarship page. Please endeavor to refer to the scholarship page for more details and apply. Thank you!!!

Scholarship in Japan- Fully funded: Rotary 2021/2022 scholarship

Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for international students


Host: Japan

Category: Undergraduate |Masters|Post graduate|Phd

Reward: Full scholarship

Deadline: December 15, 2021

Eligibility: All countries

Rotary Yoneyama Scholarship for Overseas Candidate is for overseas students scheduled to enroll in a Japanese university / graduate school. All Rotary International District in Japan will open for 2022 enrollment.


  • Applicants are expected to have Japanese language proficiency: to understand basic Japanese: JLPT N4 level.

  • Applicants must have applied for Japanese universities / graduate schools before applying for this scholarship.

  • Those who enroll in undergraduates are requested to submit a copy of the application for admission for the university / graduated school.

  • Those who enroll in graduate schools are requested to submit a recommendation letter from a supervisor / professor of the applicants’ targeted graduate school.

Eligible notice

If the applicant is rejected for admission to the issuing university / graduate school, s/he will lose eligibility for the scholarship at that point


15 December 2021 1:00P.M. Japan time for both April and fall (September/October) 2022 Enrollment.


  • Undergraduates:                  100,000 yen per month
  • Master’s students:                  140,000 yen per month
  • Doctoral students:                  140,000 yen per month
    Research students are not eligible.

* Successful applicants must arrive in Japan prior to the designated month of admission. If not entered Japan by the month scholarship commences, the eligibility will automatically be lost.