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Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program is open to African-American, Native American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American high school seniors who are U.S. citizens (or permanent residents). The scholarship program will be administered by the United Negro College Fund which will serve as the fiscal authority. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program will provide $50 million in scholarship funds per year, financially assisting a total of 20,000 economically disadvantaged students over a 20-year period, beginning in the fall of 2000. In addition to your application, you must be nominated by an educator and submit a recommendation from someone who is familiar with your leadership or volunteer work.

Amount Awarded: $$1,000 to $22,000

Number Awarded: Up to 1000

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: January 10 of each year.

Eligibility: SAT: ACT: GPA: Ethnicity: Minority Residents of: Schools in: Affiliation: Additional Restrictions:

Additional Information: All selected Gates Scholars will be notified no later than May 1, 2011.

Contact Information:
Gates Millennium Scholars Program / United Negro College Fund
8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
PO Box 10444
Fairfax, VA 220314511