Gates Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS)

The Gates Millennium Scholarship Program (GMS) is a nationally recognized scholarship funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by the United Negro College Fund. The University of Miami has one of the largest contingents of Gates Millennium Scholarship recipients in Florida. The goal of GMS is to promote academic excellence and provide an opportunity for outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by reducing financial barriers and providing scholars with seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs.