Scholarship Opportunity Detail Page
Gates Millennium Scholars Program
|Scholarship Provider:||Hispanic Scholarship Fund|
|Application Deadline:||Application opens: 08/01/2011
|Description:||The Gates Millennium Scholars Program was established in 1999 with a 1.6 grant to the United Negro College Fund from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to provide outstanding African-American, American Indian/Alaska native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic/Latino American students with an opportunity to complete their undergraduate education.
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program is a leadership program, and an the scholarship covers the student's UNMET need, and awards are determined by GMS based on financial need.
|School Type Requirement:||Four Year College
|Applicant Class Requirement:||Entering First Year Undergraduate
|Minority Status Requirement:||African American or Hispanic American or Native American or Asian Pacific Islander
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Length of Award:||Renewable
|Other Comments:||Students must demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular or other activities.
There are three parts to the application:
1. Student (Nominee)
2. Nominator (Educator writing about the student's academic record)
3. Recommender (Person writing about the student's community service and leadership activites)
Scholarship Opportunity Contact Information
55 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94105