Deadlines

Check which application deadline applies to you for October 2019 entry.

Gates Cambridge considers candidates in two selection rounds each year:

Round 1: US citizens living in the USA only

Applicants in this round must apply by 10 October 2018 for entry in October 2019.

Round 2: All other eligible applicants (part of the Graduate Funding Competition)

The application deadline in this round is determined by the course you are applying for and is set by the central Graduate Admissions Office. You can find which of the two deadlines below applies to you by checking the Graduate Funding Competition deadline in the course directoryPlease also note that if a course deadline is earlier than the relevant funding deadline above (e.g. the LLM in Law), you must apply by the earlier course deadline

 
What stage? Round 1 Round 2
Applications open 3 September 2018 3 September 2018
Application deadline 10 October 2018 Dependent on your course - either 5 December 2018 or 3 January 2019
Departmental ranking October - November December - February
Trust shortlisting Mid-December Early March
Shortlisted candidates invited to interview Late December Early March
Interviews 25 & 26 January 2019 (USA) 26 & 27 March 2019 (Cambridge, UK)
Scholarships offered Early February Late March
Scholarships accepted 48 hours after offer 48 hours after offer