Dean of Science Scholarship (For Freshmen)


NOTE: Information below subject to change for the 2017 cohort of students, pending review of scholarship criteria in light of the new SAT exam.

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 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 $2,500 per academic year renewable up to $10,000 for four years. 


November 15, for Fall 2016 admission

Application & Info: 

Students who have applied for admission by November 15 for Fall 2016 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 2016.

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