The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career. For a complete listing of the 1,000 incoming Gates Scholars and to "meet" some of them in their local news, click on the News & Events link on the bottom of the GMS homepage and then on the "News" tab.
Our program is more than a scholarship—it’s an opportunity to change your life! Just ask Deonte Bridges how much the GMS scholarship means to him.
If you are willing to serve as a nominator or recommender for deserving students, you can make a difference in their lives.
The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest ....