Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Each year, 5,000 high-performing, low-income students attend and graduate from some of the most selective private and public schools in the country, thanks to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program.   

Meet two individuals whose lives have been changed by the program. Find out where they came from, what they’re doing and why they’re grateful.

Jaime Oliva, Gates Millennium Scholar, Class of 2008


Nhi Le, Gates Millennium Scholar, Class of 2006