Gates Millennium Scholars part of changing tide in student success at NAU, elsewhere

| January 28, 2015

January 23, 2015 • Northern Arizona University

A scholars program is building momentum in the success of underserved student populations at Northern Arizona University and nationwide.

The Gates Millennium Scholars, established through a $1.5 billion grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as a flagship program for the United Negro College Fund, has increased its current enrollment at NAU to 33 students with nine freshmen last fall. Eleven scholars already have earned a dozen degrees through NAU with the support of the program.

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