Dean of Academic Life

The President's Award For Outstanding Academic Achievement And Promise For Postgraduate Study By A Junior

This award is given to up to three juniors who present outstanding personal essays and project statements, drafted in consultation with a prestigious awards advisor designated by the College, and who then successfully complete an interview. The awards are intended to provide excellent students with an opportunity to prepare for competition for national and international awards including the British Marshall, Fulbright, and National Science Foundation.

Students may be from any major and must have a minimum 3.4 grade point average overall and in their major unless extraordinary circumstances are convincingly argued to the contrary. Students must work closely with the prestigious awards advisor designated by the College.



Timetable 2018

    Tuesday, October 17
     4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
     Seegers 111-113

Reception and informational meeting, for select Juniors, with the Dean of Academic Life and Prestigious Awards Advisors
(By Invitation)

    Monday, January 22

Review of drafts of Personal Statement with Prestigious Awards Advisor should be completed

    Monday, February 5

1 copy of application materials due no later than 4:00 p.m. to Lori Flatto, administrative assistant to the Dean of Academic Life, 3rd floor Haas College Center.  Sign up for an interview slot when you submit your application.

    Wednesday, February 7
     6:00 p.m.
     Seegers 108

Interactive Interview Preparation with Michele Deegan, Associate Professor and Chair of Political Science

    Weeks of February 12-16
February 19-23

Interviews by panel of Prestigious Awards Advisors


For further information, please contact:
Dean Anderson at 484-664-3130

We wish you the very best of luck in this exciting endeavor!