A service of the University Honors Program for all KU undergraduates

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships provide full funding for students to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Students should be a good fit with Cambridge, demonstrate academic excellence and leadership potential, and be committed to improving the lives of others.
•    Open to citizens from most countries except the United Kingdom.
•    Students apply as seniors or recent graduates; no age limit
•    October 15 deadline for U.S. Citizens living in the U.S.
•    December 2 deadline for all other students.

For more information see the national website for the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Two KU students have been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, including Ryan Limbocker in 2015.


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Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report