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Expectations of the Student

We Want our students in our program to...

  • Match our time and effort
  • Want to go to college
  • Want to apply for the Gates Millennium Scholarship
  • Be eligible to apply for the scholarship
  • Be open to receiving additional support and feedback
  • Be serious about their participation and stay on track with their assignments
  • Be committed to working on the application on their own time in addition to the workshops
  • Be committed to finishing the application and submit it before the deadline

Who is eligble?

You are eligible if you are...

  • African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
  • Citizens, nationals, or legal permanent residents of the United States
  • Have a cumulative 3.3 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale or earned a GED
  • Entering college as a full-time, degree seeking, first year student
  • Meet the eligibility criteria for a federal Pell Grant
  • Have demonstrated leadership skills through community service, extracurricular, and other activities
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