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The Gates Scholarship

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority high school seniors. Applicants must be from at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American. Applicants must be in the top 10% of their graduating class, demonstrate leadership ability, and have exceptional personal success skills.

How easy is it to apply?


This scholarship has application requirements that could take a lot of time and effort.

How much competition is there?


There will be a lot of competition for this scholarship.

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Deadline: Sep 15
Awards Granted: 300
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