Deadline: January 2, 2015
The Foundation awards undergraduate scholarships to students who have outstanding potential and intend to earn a PhD and pursue research careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.
Each scholarship provides up to a maximum of $7,500 annually for up to two years of undergraduate study.
Eligibility and Qualifications
- plan careers as academic researchers/scholars in math, science or engineering
- apply as a sophomore or junior
- be US citizens, US nationals or permanent residents with intent to become citizens
- have very high grades (generally 3.80 or higher)
Application Procedures and Selection Criteria
To be considered for Penn endorsement, applicants should plan to complete essay and the online application (including recommendations) by the campus due date.
Application consists of
- Description of current research
- Description of proposed graduate study and research
- Three letters of recommendation from faculty or research supervisors