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GATES CAMBRIDGE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION WORKSHOP

Have you the academic ability to thrive at one of the world’s leading universities?

Are you passionate about improving the lives of others?

Have you the leadership skills to take others with you?

If so, apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.  These highly-competitive, full-cost scholarships are available to citizens of countries outside of the UK to undertake a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. With a global network of over 1,000 Gates Cambridge Scholars and Alumni from over 90 countries, you can be part of a life-changing experience and change the lives of others.

Unlike the Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, and Rhodes Scholarships, applicants must first apply and be admitted to the University of Cambridge in order to be eligible to be considered for the Scholarship.  As a result, interested candidates do not have to be nominated by their University to apply.

Hear about the Gates Cambridge Scholarship and study at the University of Cambridge from two Gates Scholars.

Sam Sudar attended St. John College, Cambridge as a Gates Scholars earning a Master of Philosophy in Neurobiology.  Sudar is a second year PhD Student in Computer Science working on brain interfaces and technology for the developing world.

Michael Duyzend  attended Girton College,  Cambridge  as a Gates Scholar earning a Master of Philosophy in Computational Biology.  Duyzend is a second year MD/PhD student working with whole genome sequencing data to better understand the genetic underpinnings of autism.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Have received a baccalaureate degree by the time they plan to enter the graduate programs
  • Have outstanding intellectual ability and leadership potential
  • Be committed to improving the lives of others
  • Be a citizen of any country outside of the United Kingdom.

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship Information Workshop is scheduled for

Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 4pm-5pm

171 Mary Gates Hall, Conference Room 173R

Please RSVP at https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/90

For additional information, please contact Mona Pitre-Collins at  mpitre@uw.edu in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards.

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