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Expanding Access and Opportunity: The Impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Published Feb 2010
ihep
focus area Degree Completion

This successful scholarship program highlights how reducing financial burden among low-income, minority college students improves college completion and community engagement

This synthesis report, Expanding Access and Opportunity: The Impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, extensively summarizes a successful “last dollar” scholarship program to show that reducing the financial burden of low-income, minority college students leads to enhanced persistence, college completion, and community engagement after college.