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.
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.
Scholarship can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: 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
- A US citizen, national or permanent resident
- A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
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.
Nationality: A US citizen, national or permanent resident is eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is September 15, 2017.