Ayuda a estudiantes talentosos de Puerto Rico o de otros trasfondos hispanos a obtener recursos que los ayudarán a obtener las mejores oportunidades educativas.
El programa Gates Millenium Scholars provee todos los recursos financieros necesarios para que los becados puedan asistir a las mejores universidades. La beca es renovable y hasta incluye fondos para estudios graduados una vez los estudiantes completen la universidad
Si conoces a un estudiante de 12mo grado en la escuela secundaria por favor motivala o motivalo a solicitar y ayudalos con la solicitud. No dejes pasar esta oportunidad que puede hacer una gran diferencia en su vida.
Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS): Application Deadline is January 13th
Established in 1999 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the GMS scholarships awards talented underrepresented students with a renewable scholarship in the major and institution of their choice for their undergraduate years. Selected GMS scholars can continue to receive scholarship funding all the way throughout their graduate studies, if they pursue one of the program’s seven funded fields.
Eligibility for the GMS Scholarship:
- Self-identify as Hispanic Latino American, African American, American Indian/Alaska Native or Asian American or Pacific Islander
- Be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or an eligible non-citizen
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 on an unweighted 4.0 scale, or have earned a GED
- Plan to enroll in a U.S. accredited college or university as a full-time, degree-seeking student in the upcoming academic year
- Have demonstrated leadersh
ip abilities through participation in community service, extracurricular, or other activities
- Must meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria
The GMS Scholarship Award Provides:
- Support for the cost of education by covering unmet need and self-help aid;
- Renewable awards for Gates Millennium Scholars maintaining satisfactory academic progress;
- Graduate school funding for continuing Gates Millennium Scholars in the areas of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health or science;
- Leadership development programs with distinctive personal, academic and professional growth opportunities.
The deadline for the GMS application in January 13th!