The Penn State Braddock Scholarship is available to outstanding high school seniors who are interested in the study of Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Forensic Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physics, or Pre-Medicine at Penn State's University Park campus. Several scholarships are offered annually to incoming students using the application below. The selection is based on the essays and recommendation letters submitted as well as the overall strength of the student's high school performance and extra-curricular achievements. The applicant’s high school transcript should indicate an emphasis on science coursework or be consistent with the intent to major in one of the indicated disciplines.
This scholarship is for prospective students who plan to be full-time students at the University Park campus and will major in any of the aforementioned disciplines. This is renewable for up to four years or until the student has earned 130 Penn State credits. This is contingent upon making progress toward one of the specified degrees. To be considered for the Braddock Scholarship, prospective students should apply to the Science Scholarship in their senior year of high school.