Webinar for US applicants takes place next week

  • September 6, 2011
Webinar for US applicants takes place next week

US Application webinar will take place on 14th September.

Gates alumni and the Gates Cambridge Trust will be holding a webinar in September for US applicants on how to apply for a scholarship.

The US Application webinar will be held on 14th September from 11am EST [16.00 BST] to 12.30pm [17.30] .

Jennifer Piscopo, Co-Chair of the Gates Scholars Alumni Association, Daniel DiCenso, GSAA Director of Communications and Kirsty Simons, Scholarship and Alumni Officer at the Gates Cambridge Trust, will be on the panel.

They will give a presentation covering how to make an application, information about undertaking graduate study at the University of Cambridge and the experience of living and working as a Gates scholar. This will be followed by a Q & A session.

The deadline for US applicants (for most programmes) is October 15, 2011.

To register interest, go to: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/218496978

Picture credit: jscreationzs and www.freedigitalphotos.net

Latest News

Gut bacteria links to immune responses in the brain

Bugs in the gut may hold the key to protective immune measures in the brain which could have implications for diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis, according to a new study led by Gates Cambridge Scholar Zachary Fitzpatrick. A paper based on his PhD research has recently been published in Nature and it highlights […]

Exploring the social barriers to take-up of green technology

How can rural communities be encouraged to take up green energy solutions? A new study co-authored by Gates Cambridge Scholar Ramit Debnath investigates the social barriers to uptake of household appliances fuelled by green energy. Based on research on more than 14.5K households in rural communities in Rwanda, the study, published in Renewable Energy, found […]

A new technique to decode the way the nervous system works

How do the billions of neurons in the human brain work together to give rise to thought or certain types of behaviour? A new study led by Gates Cambridge Alumnus Eviatar Yemini [2007] outlines a colouring technique, known as NeuroPAL (a Neuronal Polychromatic Atlas of Landmarks), which makes it possible – at least in experiments […]

An innovative approach to plant protection

Shauna-Lee Chai is passionate about working on wicked problems, about using her entrepreneurial skills to improve the lives of others and about seeing the big picture, something she says her experience as a Gates Cambridge Scholar contributed to. Her expertise is in invasive plant species and for three years she was Board Director of the […]