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Semmes Distinguished Scholars in Science Award

Annually, Trinity University selects one or two outstanding incoming first-year students to be Semmes Distinguished Scholars in Science. This full-tuition scholarship, designed for four years of undergraduate study, is accompanied by a $5,000 stipend for research, materials, and professional travel. The scholarship is renewable provided awarded students maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and major in a STEM-related field.

Upon Trinity's receipt and review of all application materials, ​a select group of applicants will be invited as finalists to interview on Friday, March 1, 2019. Finalists will be notified whether they are a Semmes Distinguished Scholar in Science full-tuition scholarship recipient by April 1.

To be considered for the this award you must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and:

  • Submit the ApplyTexas application, the Common Application, or the Coalition Application and supporting documents for admission under an Early Decision or Early Action (I or II) decision plan no later than January 1.
  • Submit the online scholarship application by January 1.
  • Major in: Biology, Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Geosciences, Mathematics, Neuroscience, or Physics and Astronomy.