Gates-Cambridge Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. 40 scholarships are available for US applicants.

  • Based on outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, commitment to improving the lives of others, and the applicant's fit for the postgraduate program
  • Eligibility at a glance
    • Citizen of any country outside the United Kingdom
    • Applying to PhD (three-year research-only degree), MSc or MLitt (two-year research-only degree, or one-year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA etc.)

Villanova Recipients

Student Year Field of Study
Brandon Wesley 2016 Chemical Engineering
Bryan Zimdahl (Finalist) 2007 Biology
Jeffrey Schubert (Finalist) 2006 Chemistry
Nicholas O'Donoughue (Finalist) 2006 Computer Engineering
Daniel DiCenso 2005 Music
Caitlin Fouratt (Finalist) 2004 Latin American Studies
David Quinn  2002 Law