::. The Gates Millennium Scholars .::

THE GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARS PROGRAM  The deadline for the 2014 GMS Online Application process was Wednesday, January 15, 2014. The database is now closed. Please note that application forms that were submitted online by 11:59 p.m. EST January 15, 2014 are currently being processed and we will not be able to provide status updates. Students who submitted their application by the deadline will begin to receive notification in March 2014.

The selection and notification processes are as follows: • February 2014, independent readers will complete an individualized reading and scoring assessment of eligible students in three major areas: o academic achievement, o community service, and o leadership potential • March 2014, students will be notified and informed if they are selected as a finalist or not selected. • Finalists will be notified if they are selected as Gates Millennium Scholars or not selected by mid-April 2014. All selected Gates Scholars will be notified no later than May 1, 2014. 

Thank you for your interest in the Gates Millennium Scholars Program.

Please always refer to this site for official GMS information and timelines (including the application deadline).

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