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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 the sciences, engineering, or mathematics.

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 2, 2018. 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 or the Common Application and supporting documents for admission no later than January 1 and select either our Early Decision II or Early Action II deadline.
  • Submit the online scholarship application by January 1. (Although the application must be submitted online, feel free to preview the questions on the application to help map out your responses.)
  • Major in: Biology, Biochemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Science, Geosciences, Mathematics, Neuroscience, or Physics and Astronomy.