Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award – Simmons University, USA

Simmons University-Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award – USA

This is a prestigious and competitive Simmons scholarship offered to students with exceptional academic achievements, a strong commitment to their community, and a passion for creating positive change in society. Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award – Simmons University, USA Scholars become part of a dynamic campus community that offers a multitude of opportunities for personal and intellectual growth, cultural exploration, and social engagement.

This scholarship is awarded for the duration of a four-year period of full-time undergraduate study, and supersedes any previously awarded merit scholarship.

Awarding Country:  USA

Eligible Countries:  All Nationalities

Program Level:  Undergraduate

Programs: Honors Program available at Simmons University

Recommended: UK Postgraduate Scholarships to USA

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Apply as a first year’s student for the Fall semester
  2. A minimum GPA of 3.50
  3. A record of taking college prep, AP, or IB courses
  4. English Proficiency is required for non-native English speakers
  5. Standardized test scores (optional) of 28 + ACT or 1300 + SAT
  6. Community involvement: applicants should showcase a history of active engagement in their community through volunteer work, leadership roles, or other forms.
  7. Passion for the Field: Applicants should demonstrate a passion for their chosen field of study. This passion should be evident in their academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and resume.
  8. Students who meet the criteria above are often also interested in the at Simmons.

Application Process:

The application consists of a formal essay in response to the prompt below, as well as a resume including activities and involvements. Students should submit their essays and resume in PDF or Word Doc with the subject line “Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award application” by December 1. Each page of the document should indicate the student’s full name and DOB.

Note: it is the student’s responsibility to submit a working file in the proper format (PDF or Word) as we will jot convert or type incompatible files (i.e. Google Docs, Pages, etc.).

Essay Prompt:

Formal Essay (of no more than 300-500 word): Write an essay in which applicant should describe his/her leadership style, giving specific examples to show kinds of experience have crafted you as a leader, and what kind of leader he/she thinks he/she will become at Simmons University.

Application deadline:

Applicants must complete and submit both their scholarship application and their admission application to the University by December 1.

Finalists for scholarship consideration will be notified in mid-January.

Recipients will be notified by March 1.

Official Link:  Simmons University