The Gates Scholarship accepts applications from exceptional, minority, high school seniors from low-income households in the United States.
Every year, the scholarship is offered to outstanding student leaders, with the intent of supporting them to realize their maximum potentials in any university in the United States.
• A total of 300 grant awards will be offered to students to make their educational dream come true.
• These scholarships will cover all the expenses the recipients are going to encounter in the course of pursuing an undergraduate degree from a US college or university.
The recipients of the Gates Scholarships are offered a full financial support to attend any U.S College or University with leadership development opportunities.
The Bill Gates scholarship program is determined to open educational opportunities for everyone who desires it and go for it.
A High School Senior
Applicants must come from at least one of the following ethnicities: American Indian/Alaska Native, African/American, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
• Applicants must be US citizens, national, or permanent resident
• Applicants must be on good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
In addition, an applicant must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.
• For American Indian/Alaska Native, evidence of tribal enrollment will be required.
The Gates Scholarships open doors of opportunities for students who desire to pursue their undergraduate degrees but are not financially buoyant. With these scholarships, students selected will purse their education with a full tuition fee and other expenses shouldered by Gates.
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