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300 Gates Scholarships for US Students in USA, 2019

Applications are invited for up to 300 Gates Scholarships for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. A US citizen, national or permanent resident is eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

This prestigious scholarship program is based on evidence that by eliminating the financial barriers to college, an all-expenses-paid scholarship can enable high-potential, low-income minority students to excel in their course work, graduate college, and continue to be leaders throughout their lives.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: September 18, 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.
  • Scholarship Award: Scholars will receive funding for the full cost of attendance* that is not already covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Number of Scholarships: Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year.
  • Nationality: A US citizen, national or permanent resident
  • Scholarship can be taken in theUSA

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: A US citizen, national or permanent resident is eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
  • Entrance Requirements: To apply, students must be:
    • A high school senior
    • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
    • Pell-eligible
    • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
    • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)

    Additionally, a student 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.

High School Scholarships

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Scholarship Link

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