Gates Scholarships for US Students in USA, 2019

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Description
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.


About the Scholarship

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.

Level
Undergraduate

Field(s)
Scholarships are awarded in any of the subjects offered by the university.

Benefits
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).

Eligibility
1. A US citizen, national or permanent resident is eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

2. 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.

    Deadline
    September 18, 2018

    Application Process
    The mode of application is online.

    Visit the website of the Gates Scholarship for more information.

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