Making a Difference
    Over 12,988 Gates Millennium Scholars have completed a degree since the program’s inception.
    12,988 Have earned bachelor’s degrees
    2,721 Have earned funded master’s degrees
    459 Have earned funded doctoral degrees
    90.5% Average student retention rate
    $1,024,695,600 In awarded scholarships through 2015 - 16
    16.6% of Gates Millennium Scholars transition into graduate school directly from an undergraduate institution
    29.8% of Gates Millennium Scholars transition to graduate schools in a funded area

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    The Official website of the Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Association, available to the recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, funded through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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