Welcome to GATE eService

The Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses Programme (GATE) is managed by the Funding and Grants Administration Division (FGAD) of the Ministry of Tertiary Education and Skills Training (MTEST) in keeping with Government's philosophy for developing human capital and entrepreneurship and for permitting access to education for all.

Now with GATE e-Service, student will be able to access GATE Programme through online application submission anytime and anywhere. Students will be able to manage their applications as well as enquire for the current status of the application submitted. Students will be notified of the application status update by email notification sent by GATE e-Service.

For any enquiries, please call us at 800-GATE or email to gate.info@gov.tt.



Important Note for Applying GATE:

Please prepare the following documentation in softcopy for submitting application:

  • Birth Certificate

  • National ID Card / Passport

  • Payment Slip (for post-graduate student)

  • Marriage/Divorce Certificate (for married/divorced student)

  • Latest Result Slip / Transcript (for continuing student)

  • Deed Poll (for name change)

  • Acceptance Letter from Institution (for student pursuing new programme)

Each file must not exceed 3MB.
Supported file type: PNG, JPG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, TIF, TIFF, PDF, DOC, DOCX AND TXT.

The application process will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete.

Recommended Browsers

Here is the list of browsers supported by GATE e-Service. We recommend you always use the latest version of browsers below:
Internet Explorer (9.0 or above)
Mozilla Firefox (24 or above)
Apple Safari (5.0 or above)
Google Chrome (28 or above)