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Friday, October 28, 2011

2012 Scholarship Program for Low-Income Minority Students

Eligibility: Gates' non-profit organization is giving away 1,000 scholarships for the 2012 school season. Bill Gates' Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS) will select 1,000 talented students next year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. Scholars will also be provided with personal and professional development through their leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.

The program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established to provide outstanding low income minority students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any area of interest. To date, the program has given scholarships to more than 15,000 students. Continuing scholars may request funding for a graduate degree program in one of the following disciplines: education engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science

To apply, click here .

Deadline: The deadline for submitting an application is Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Elizabeth McMeekin, Program Manager
Neighborhood Opportunity Network Sites
A Partnership of Montgomery County, Maryland DHHS, IMPACT Silver Spring and Anchor Nonprofits
Phone: 240-777-3043