The has announced the 2014 class of International Gates Cambridge Scholars.
Through the program, fifty-five scholars representing twenty-seven countries will receive scholarships to pursue graduate studies at . This year's cohort includes the youngest immigration judge in Paris, a number of human rights campaigners, a journalist and a national coordinator for a global AIDS campaign, and the first Gates Scholars from Afghanistan, Dominica, Indonesia, Macedonia, and Madagascar. The subjects of their research range from finding a replacement heart valve for children, to cancer and diabetes, to global tax havens, online education, and moral judgment.
Forty U.S. Gates Cambridge Scholars from thirty-five colleges and universities in Canada and the United States were announced in February.
"We are delighted to have awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships to fifty-five outstanding individuals from such a wide spread of countries and backgrounds," said Gates Cambridge Trust provost Barry Everitt. "The scholars are truly remarkable and inspiring individuals and showed at interview that they fit the mission of the scholarship by their commitment to using their academic skills and leadership capacity to improve the lives of others."
For a complete list of the , visit the Gates Cambridge Trust Web site.