|Orane Douglas: Gates scholar & Duke science major|
The scholarship is renewable and may be used in the freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or graduate years. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident, and have financial need such that they meet Pell Grant eligibility requirements. They must also maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3/4.0, and have a strong interest in leadership and community service.
The application process for the 2013 awards is now open. Applications must be submitted online, and are due by 11:59pm ET on January 16, 2013. Click here for more information.