Bill Gate Scholarships (The Gates Scholarship) 2020/21: Applications are currently being received for the Bill Gate Scholarship award for the 2020/21 academic session. The Gates Scholarship 2020 is targeted at high performing students with good academic records and aims to support students full cost of attendance as specified by their college or university.
Bill Gate Scholarships (The Gates Scholarship) 2020/21 – Fully Funded
The Gates Scholarship (TGS) is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from low-income households. Each year, the scholarship is awarded to 300 of these student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Scholarships to be taken at: Universities and Colleges in USA.
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships.
Scholarship level: Undergraduate
Slots: 300 per year.
Subject Eligibility: All subjects/discipline.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: please see eligibility and selection criteria section (below).
Also, Check: Saint Peter’s University Merit-Based Scholarship award in USA 2020
Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
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
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.
*For American Indian/Alaska Native, proof of tribal enrollment will be required.
The Ideal Candidate:
An ideal candidate will have: