The Braddock Scholarship
Awards of up to $6,000 annually are available to high school seniors who are interested in the study of astronomy and astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, chemistry, forensic science, microbiology, molecular biology, physics, or premedicine at Penn State’s University Park campus. Several Braddock Scholarships are offered each year to incoming students with excellent SAT performance and outstanding high school transcripts. Your high school transcript should either indicate an emphasis on science course work or be consistent with the intent to major in one of the indicated disciplines.
The Millennium Scholars Program
The program is open to all high-achieving high school seniors who are interested in becoming leaders in STEM-related fields. You must apply to one of the five participating academic colleges at Penn State and must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. There is no additional fee to apply for the Millennium Scholars Program.
Scholarships available in the third and fourth year
There are 58 college and department scholarships and 37 trustee scholarships available through individual academic departments. All juniors and seniors are considered for awards based on the guidelines for the scholarships, which are granted based on eligibility criteria that include academic excellence and financial need. The typical award size is $2,000. Check with your department for more information about available scholarships.