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Subject: Learn about Gates-Cambridge Scholarships to the UK

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   An invitation to UMD students to learn about the Gates-Cambridge 
Scholarship
Program:

Created by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, the Gates-Cambridge
Scholarship program provides unique graduate study opportunities for
intellectually outstanding students with a proven capacity for leadership and
a commitment to improving the lives of others. The Gates-Cambridge
Scholarship FULLY FUNDS up to three (3) years of graduate study in any field
at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, one of the world’s
leading educational institutions.

You can learn more about the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship and the University
of Cambridge by attending an informal event co-hosted by the National
Scholarships Office and the Individual Studies Program (IVSP). The event will
give you the opportunity to speak with two Maryland faculty members who
studied at the University of Cambridge:

--Prof. Richard Bell, B.A. (History), University of Cambridge
--Prof. Christopher Reynolds, B.A. (Physics and Theoretical Physics) and
Ph.D. (Astronomy), University of Cambridge

EVENT DETAILS: FRIDAY, APRIL 4, FROM 4 PM TO 5:30 PM – 2407 MARIE MOUNT
HALL (home of the Individual Studies Program) - Light snacks will be provided

PLEASE RSVP to [log in to unmask] if you plan to attend. If you are
interested in learning more about the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship program but
cannot attend this event, please contact Francis DuVinage at
[log in to unmask] for more information.

More about the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship Opportunity:

The Gates-Cambridge Scholarship program seeks to build a global network of
future leaders in all fields committed to improving the lives of others. It
looks for candidates with:

--commitment to a career focused on improving the lives of others
--outstanding, demonstrated intellectual ability
--clear leadership accomplishments and potential
--a strong fit between the applicant's qualifications and aspirations and a
graduate degree program at Cambridge

Eligibility: You can apply for a Gates Cambridge Scholarship if you are:

--a citizen of any country except the United Kingdom.
--applying to pursue one of the following full-time degrees – in any field
except clinical medicine – at the University of Cambridge: PhD; MSc or
MLitt; or a one year postgraduate course (e.g. MPhil, LLM, MASt, Diploma, MBA
etc.)
--although there is no minimum GPA required, the typical range for
scholarship recipients is 3.7 – 4.0

Links:
Gates-Cambridge Scholarship - http://www.gatescambridge.org
University of Cambridge - http://www.cam.ac.uk/



Contact Person: Francis P. Duvinage
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