Because of this, the application consists of a general application with demographics, eight essays, and recommendation letters, valencia says applying for the scholarship was challenging however it's worth it in the end — countless revisions of eight essays and a central story the gates millennium. Gates millennium scholarship the gates millennium scholars (gms) program, funded by a grant from the bill & melinda gates foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding low-income african american, american indian/ alaska native, asian pacific islander american, and hispanic american students with. After writing and editing the required 8 essay questions, i sent in my application and crossed my fingers, hoping for the best (same with my college applications actually) i found out about my harvard acceptance a little before being notified about the gates millennium scholarship reading “congratulations” in the harvard. To be honest, full-tuition scholarships are hard to come across and even harder to win however, that the key to winning scholarships is to apply to as many as possible gates millennium scholarship recipients receive a good-through- graduation scholarship to use at any accredited college or university in the country. Phase one of the application only takes two hours to complete description the gates scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, pell- eligible, minority, high school seniors starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their.
I think its about time to start the thread for the gates millennium scholarship for the class of 2011 :) i have one question it says the essays have to be 7800 characters i was wondering how many pages did winners of the gates write post edited by flash10x on november 2013 0 reply share on. Award is open to: students who are african american, american indian/alaska native, asian and pacific islander american, or hispanic american and qualify for the pell grant major/field of study: open how to apply/contact: learn more about how to become a gates millennium scholar nominee at the gates foundation. I'm a gates millennium scholarship recipient of 2014 i have compiled a few tips that should help your essay writing go a little smoother i hope you enjoy.
Continuing gates scholars may request a fellowship for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline whereas: computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science the gates millennium scholars scholarship can be used at any us. The bill gates millenium scholarship (gms) for outstanding minority students was a fantastic program 1000 talented students would receive a gms millenium scholarship each year the scholarship was targeted toward minorities with significant financial need who have high academic achievement and leadership.
The bill & melinda gates foundation will replace its signature work in postsecondary education, the gates millennium scholars program, with a $4172 million scholarship program that aims to they'd like to see every student selected as a gates scholar make it through to an undergraduate credential. Martina may brown is a senior at ketchikan high school and a 2014 gates scholarship winner krbd story: ketchikan student wins full-ride gates scholarship work ethic was reflected in the many 1,000 word essays the gates milllennium scholarship required —just as did nearly 53,000 other students who applied. The penn state millennium scholars program is designed for high-achieving science, technology, engineering, and math (stem) students who will become leaders in their chosen fields and are committed to increasing the diversity of professionals in stem-related disciplines millennium scholars are students with both the.