Clark School Home UMD
ECE

News Story

ECE Student Wins Gates Millennium National Scholarship

ECE Student Wins Gates Millennium National Scholarship

An ECE student is among seven in the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering to receive a national scholarship so far this academic year, according to the University's National Scholarships Office.

ECE graduate student Hung-Quoc Lai was one of three Clark school students to be awarded a Gates Millennium Scholarship. The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander Americans, and Hispanic American students with the opportunity to pursue higher education in mathematics, science, engineering, education, or library science. For more information on the GMS program, visit: http://www.gmsp.org/.

The scholarship office received this information from student winners and from searching the web. The foundations above do not directly provide lists of winners to the school.

May 24, 2006


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Ephremides Wins IEEE MILCOM Lifetime Acheivement Award

Jonathan Simon and UMB's Elliot Hong win Research and Innovation Seed Grant

2014 Dean's Student Research Awards Announced

Anyone have recipes for blue marlin?

Munday, Hu and Collaborators’ Research on Inside Cover of Advanced Energy Materials

Sloan Foundation Funds Program of Exemplary Mentoring

Khaligh named associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification

Hovercraft Competition Serves as Unique Final Exam

News Resources

Return to Newsroom
Search News
Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk
Faculty Experts