Davidson Fellows Scholarships 2015
The Davidson Fellows Scholarships are some of the most lucrative scholarship awards that are offered. Winning students can be awarded scholarship grants of $50,000 $25,000, and $10,000! In addition to the scholarships, Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.
The scholarship program is for “extraordinary young people who have completed a significant piece of work.” In a nutshell, this scholarship is about excellence in a particular academic area. If you have worked on a serious academic project, this may be a scholarship to look into.
Who is eligible for the Davidson Fellows Scholarships?
To be eligible for the Davidson Fellows Scholarships, applicants must be 18 years or younger (as of October 1, 2015–there is also no minimum age to apply). As mentioned before, students should have experience in a serious project (on the level of a university graduate). Application categories are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Humanities (Literature, Music, Philosophy) and Outside the Box. The Outside the Box is described as “a project that is university graduate level work or comparable, and completed with the supervision of an expert or experts.” For an idea of what other students have done as their projects, check out the list of past winners’ projects.
Where can I address questions?
The Davidson Fellows Scholarships Program has a handy FAQ page if you have any questions.