Dean of Science Scholarship (For Freshmen)


Students who have applied for admission by November 15, as incoming freshmen for the following Fall semester, who have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) and who score 1250 or higher on the SAT test taken prior to March 2016 or 1310 or higher on the SAT test taken after March 2016, or 28 or higher on the ACT may be eligible for this scholarship.  Applications received on or before November 15 will be given priority consideration. The number of scholarships and amount of each scholarship varies depending upon the number of eligible students.

The School of Science Dean’s Scholars Program is designed for beginning School of Science freshmen. Contingent upon availability of funds, a Dean’s Scholar who is a beginning major may be supported for up to eight regular (fall/spring) semesters provided that the student continues in a degree program in the School of Science as evidenced by enrollment patterns and maintains an overall GPA of at least 3.50. An award recipient may hold only one scholarship funded by the School of Science. Students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.


Varies, depending on criteria stated above, but is minimally $2,000 per academic year renewable up to $8,000 for four years. 


November 15, for Fall 2017 admission

Application & Info: 

Students who have applied for admission by November 15 for Fall 2017 admission and meet eligibility requirements will automatically be considered.  No separate application is required.

Award notifications will be sent to all recipients no later than March 2017.

*Admission-Based Scholarships use Critical Reading/Verbal + Math Scores for the total SAT ONLY for tests taken prior to March 2016.  Writing scores are not factored for consideration.  Comparable composite ACT scores considered.