About the Scholarship

The Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholars Program encourages and supports undergraduate women who major in STEM disciplines in which they are underrepresented on Bucknell’s campus. The program goal is to help women persist in these fields by engaging in high-quality and transformative research experiences working closely with a faculty mentor. Moreover, the program seeks to encourage more women to pursue higher studies and careers in the physical sciences and engineering.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • An applicant must fill out the FAFSA application form initially in order to determine the financial need of an applicant. whereby EFC demonstrates the financial status and based on that an applicant gets assisted by financial aid.

  • In addition to that, all applicants must complete the CSS Profile in order to apply for this scholarship fund.

  • A student must give the name of his/her proposed faculty mentor, A short statement about your declared major, A short statement about your plans beyond Bucknell.

  • Applicants must demonstrate their academic performance and provide a recommendation letter from a faculty mentor.

  • A student is also required to submit the signed copy of all pages and schedules of parents' prior year federal income tax return; Copies of all parents' W-2 and 1099 forms; Signed copy of all pages and schedules of student's most recent federal income tax return; Entrance Loan Counseling for the Federal Direct Loan; and the Master Promissory Note (MPN) for the Federal Direct Loan program.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The Scholarship is offering $6500 to qualified applicants. The award is renewable up to student's academic study. Totally 5 awards offered annually.

The scholarship deadline is 31st January 2020. All students must submit official documents for the scholarship application not after the deadline.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a female student.

  • In order to receive this grant, an applicant must take admission to Bucknell University.

  • Students should be pursuing a graduate degree in engineering and must major in physics, mathematics, computer science, and chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, etc.

  • A research student must participate in Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholar programming and complete all assessment activities.

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