Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Scholarship opportunity for Latino high school seniors attending college next fall

Here's another opportunity I wanted to pass along:

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS)

Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in all discipline areas and a graduate education for those students pursuing studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, public health or library science. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need to reach their fullest potential.
The Gates Millennium Scholars program is available to graduating high school seniors. It provides substantial scholarship awards to exceptional high school seniors for study at the college of their choice. Eligible applicants must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale, demonstrated leadership skills, and significant financial need.

The Deadline for Submission of Nomination Materials is as follows:

All paper applications must be postmarked by January 11, 2011.

All online applications must be submitted by January 11, 2011, 11:59 p.m. EST.

More information and applications can be found at

Please email your questions to

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