The Gates Millennium Scholar Program Announces
2011 Scholarship Application is Now Available
The 2011 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) scholarship application is now available. GMS will select 1,000 talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.
Our program is more than a scholarship—it’s an opportunity to change your life! Putting in the effort now to apply can be a worthwhile experience for super special students like you! Just ask Deonte Bridges how much the GMS scholarship means to him.
Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:
*Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American
*Are a citizen, national or legal permanent resident of the United States
*Have attained a cumulative high school GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale or have earned a GED
*Will enroll for the first time at a U.S. located, accredited college or university in the fall of 2011 as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student (with the exception of students pursuing a high school diploma while concurrently enrolled). First-time college enrollees can also be GED recipients.
*Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities
*Meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
*Have completed and submitted all three required forms: the student’s application (Nominee Personal Information Form), an evaluation of the student’s academic record (Nominator Form) and an evaluation of the student’s community service and leadership activities (Recommender Form) by the deadline
The deadline for all submission is January 10, 2011 at 11:59p.m. EST.
FULL DETAILS FOR APPLYING ARE LOCATED AT: