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5 Reasons to Stay Connected!

5. Membership to the Alumni Association is completely FREE to any Gates Millennium Scholar who has graduated with at least one degree. What an unbelievable network!

4. Members are made aware of news and events happening with the GMS Community and are able to participate in market research and other opportunities to help make a difference in the GMS Community!

3. Members are welcome to join events happening all over the country! Receptions this year have already taken place in Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Washington, DC, New York, and other locations.

2. Access to Annual Conferences where you can meet other Gates Millennium Scholars and Alumni.
Last year, GMS attended:

  • SXSW Conference
  • Institute for Teaching and Mentoring
  • American Public Health Association Conference & Expo (APHA)
  • American Library Association Conference (ALA)
  • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
  • American Cancer Society- Cancer Action Network
  • GMS Alternative Spring Break (ASB)

1. To whom much is given, much is expected. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program is an incredible once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for selected, high-achieving students of color. As a member of this talent community, Alumni contribute knowledge, and experience to enhance opportunities for future generations of young people and thought-leaders within various communities all over the world.

Don’t miss any of the fun or resources from the GMS Alumni Association.

Top 10 ways to Connect!

10. Social Media- FacebookInstagramTwitterLinkedIn; Join us for our next Twitter Town Hall.

9. Update your contact information to receive exclusive emails and texts

8. Special Interest Groups

7. GMS Scholar Shorts

6.Join the Alumni Council

5.Join a task group

4. American Cancer Society Partnership

3. Career Webinars

2.Alumni Spotlight

1. Give or receive Professional Development Coaching. GMS provides a great network for professional development. Ask us how at