In a prestigious news, 3 Indians make it to Gates Cambridge scholars among 90 students selected from nearly 6,000 applicants for postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge from the upcoming academic session.
The three Indians in the Gates Cambridge Class of 2017 are
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said:
“Gates Cambridge Scholars come from all over the world, but they have some important things in common: great leadership potential, a commitment to improving the lives of others and an unparalleled passion for learning.”
What is Gates Cambridge Scholarship ?
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. 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.
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