July 18, 2024
The Gates Scholarship 2023/2024 for Study in USA

The Gates Scholarship 2023/2024 for Study in USA

Applications are currently invited from eligible candidates for the 2023/2024 application phase of The Gates Scholarship (TGS) Program targeted at a certain set of domestic and international students to study in the United States. This scholarship is available to high school seniors from low-income households.

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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 exceptional student leaders, with the intent of helping them realize their maximum potential.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Gates Scholarship (TGS)

Host Institution(s): US accredited Institutions.

Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Undergraduates

Nationality:  Domestic & International Students


See Also: Pan African University Postgraduate Scholarships 2023/2024

The Gates Scholarship (TGS) Program | DETAILS

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), or the methodology used by a Scholar’s college or university.

Cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are expected to meet the following conditions for The Gates Scholarship (TGS) Program for Domestic and International Students:

  • 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 enrol 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 enrolment will be required.

Ideal Candidate

An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • An outstanding academic record in high school (in the top 10% of his/her graduating class)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability (e.g., as shown through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities)
  • Exceptional personal success skills (e.g., emotional maturity, motivation, perseverance, etc.)

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Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants seeking for The Gates Scholarship (TGS) Program should sign in to apply online by filling in and submit the required details.

Application Deadline: September 15, 2023

Visit the Official Website for Further Details