Bill and Melinda Gates Scholarship 2019 [UPDATED]


The Gates Scholarships 2019

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is delighted to invite applications for The Gates Scholarship from exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors.

There are various Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation scholarshipsinternships for international students. Apart from the university-based scholarships, there are many other opportunities made available by the foundation.

About Bill & Melinda Foundation

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty.

In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, the foundation is led by CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann and co-chair William H. Gates Sr., under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (or the Gates Foundation, abbreviated as BMGF) ,It was launched in 2000 and is said to be the largest transparently operated private foundation in the world. The primary aims of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Scholarships 2019

The gates foundation scholarship is offered by the Bill & Melinda Gates to study or conduct research. it is in form of International scholarships, fellowships or grants is offered to students outside the country where the foundation is located.

Bill Gates and Melinda scholarship is for the student who is ready to pursue a full-time four-year degree program, at the US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university.

The scholarship will cover the cost of attendance includes tuition fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personnel costs.

What You Need To Know About The Gates foundation scholarship

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The Scholarship is open to high school seniors to undertake an undergraduate study in any field of their choice.


This scholarship is to be taken in USA. If you are an international student and you wish to study in the united state of America, check out the best scholarships obtainable for study in the United States of America


The scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

Scholarship 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).
  • The cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room, board, books, and transportation, and may include other personal costs.

Who is Eligible for Bill Gates and Melinda scholarship

The gates foundation scholarship is specifically designed for an international student. also to receive the Gates Scholarship, a beneficiary must be:

  • A high school senior
  • From at least one of the following ethnicity:  African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Pell-eligible
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • A minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
  • The student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at the US accredited, not-for-profit, private or Public College or University.


An ideal candidate will have:

  • 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.)

How can I apply for the gates foundation scholarship

Firstly you must create an account by the given link to apply for the scholarship program:            

Gates foundation scholarship Application Deadline: 

If you seeing this update now, you are on the right portal, though the application for 2019 has ended, you are encouraged to check back by July as the scholarship is an annual scholarship.

Gates foundation scholarship Finalist interview 2019

The finalist interview is stated to hold by  March 2019 as the selection of the winners will take place by April 2019. follow the link below.


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  1. I am graduated with BA Degree in Sociology and social work from Adama Science and
    Technology University.
    Hence, I request you to consider my application for the position as per my qualification and let
    me know your kind response as your earliest convenience.

  2. I am HENRY AGUISANDA from PHILIPPINES i want to apply a scholarships from BILL AND MELINDA GATES foundation because i want to pursue a college degree about information and technology. i am a one-legged guy in short i am a disabled person.. i want to pursue this information and technology studies beacause i want to have work and because i am a poor guy here in the PHILIPPINES and no one helps me to have a study here.. hoping for your kind and consideration.. please help me maam/ sir…

  3. I’m Roland G.Saywula from Liberia l want your foundation to please considered me to get admission into your scholarship program. I’m High school graduated for some years now but due to some problem and financial issue I have not been able to obtain college degree yet. Sir/Madame please considered my require as I look farward to hear from your office soon.

  4. I’m Joseph from Tanzania a degree holder based on Bachelor of science in Education. I am interested with such sponsorship and if you could consider my request I wish I could pursue second degree related on information and technology issue ,Thank you sir/Madame

  5. Hello,

    I’m McNeiley Bendaüer Pierre from Haiti. So I would love you to know that i really have a passion for learning abroad to start a bright future and improve many more lives after getting it completed and coming back here.
    I have been done with my haitian baccalaureate grades since 2012 but due to financial means that prevent me from accepting.
    I would please to consider my request for your scholarship and i am looking forward to knowing more about it surely.



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