Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Award Amount

Application Deadline

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Awarded By

United Negro College Fund

Award Amount

Individuals selected as Gates Millennium Scholars will receive funds in an amount to be allocated by the Gates Millennium Scholars Program based on financial need. The scholarship will cover undergraduate program costs and will be based on the cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses, as well as the availability of grants and other scholarships reported on the submitted financial aid award letter. Continuing GMS Scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following discipline areas: education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science.


1,000 awards offered annually.

Deadline Info

Program information is available online from the Gates Millenium Scholars website. The applicant must be nominated for this award. The nomination must be supported by submission of the following for ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.