Gates Millennium Scholars Program Integrates Mentoring For Student Success

Gates Millennium Program SnapshotFebruary 26, 2014 – See how the Gates Millennium Scholars Program is using mentoring to improve student engagement and retention in a program that spans the country. Here’s what they had to say about Chronus Mentor:

“Overall, our experience with Chronus has been great. We appreciate the frequent communication in sharing updates and feedback. The product delivered what we expected and more. We are very impressed with the program, and our sponsors at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation are impressed with the level of involvement we’ve been able to achieve with our mentoring program.”

– Kelvin Harris, Senior Relationship Manager, Gates Millennium Scholars Program

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About the Gates Millennium Scholars Program

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program began with a $1 billion grant from the Bill  and Melinda Gates Foundation in 1999. Each year, the GMS Program selects 1,000 talented students to receive a “good-through-graduation” scholarship to use at the college or university of their choice. Gates Millennium Scholars receive personal and professional
development through leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career. Students are of minority ethnic background, the first in their families to attend college, demonstrate high academic and leadership potential, and have significant financial need.