ERIC Number: EJ610024
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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A $1-Billion Experiment Seeks a New Way To Identify Talented Minority Students.
Pulley, John L.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v46 n42 pA41-A42 Jun 23 2000
Reports on the process of selecting the first 4,000 beneficiaries of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, which emphasizes the use of criteria other than grades and test scores to select scholarship recipients. Notes critics' views and the administrative feat of building the organization from scratch, publicizing the program in minority communities, and selecting winners from over 62,000 applications. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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