Posted on February 1, 2010

Gates Millennium Scholars

Gates Millennium Scholars, February 1, 2010


Students are eligible to be considered for a GMS scholarship if they:

* Are African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American;

* Are a citizen/legal permanent resident or nationals of the United States;

* Have attained a cumulative GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (un-weighted);

* Will be enrolling for the first-time at a U.S. accredited* college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking, first-year student in the fall of 2010; or GED

* Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities;

* Meet the Federal Pell Grant* eligibility criteria; and

* Have all three forms (Nominee Personal Information Form completed by the student, Nominator Form completed by an educator familiar with the student’s academic record and a Recommender Form completed by a person familiar with the student’s leadership and community service) submitted by the deadline.