Tuesday, December 4, 2012 | 6:30pm
Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) Early College High School
7309 Lazy Creek Drive
Austin, TX 78724
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program was established in 1999 by a $1.6 billion grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to UNCF—the United Negro College Fund—the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. The goal of GMS is to educate “Leaders for America’s Future”™ by providing eligible students with the opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in the discipline of their choice and continue through to a doctoral degree in seven GMS funded fields.
- Who Should Attend? Students in grades 8 –12 who are:African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; and
- 10th graders who have a GPA of 2.8 or above, 11th graders who have a GPA of 3.0 or above, and 12th graders who have a GPA of 3.3 or above, all on a 4.0 unweighted scale, and those who have earned a GED. (8th and 9th graders and GED recipients have no GPA requirement to attend.)
- Parents/guardians are highly encouraged to attend!
*Once you complete and submit your registration, click “GMS Educational Workshop - Austin, TX” to sign up for the event.