9 Places to Look for Full-Ride Scholarships
By Kathryn Knight
The Gates Millennium Scholars
Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any accredited college or university in the country. The scholarship stems from a $1 billion grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, made in 1999.
To qualify, students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American. Applicants should also have at least a 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
The deadline is January 10, 2011. Interested applicants can apply here.