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Franklin Institute Board of Trustrees Scholarship Open!

The Board of Trustees of The Franklin Institute is offering a $5,000.00 Franklin Institute Board of Trustee (FIBOT) Scholarship, renewable once, (to total $10,000.00) for outstanding Science Leadership Academy Class of 2011 students matriculating college and pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).

The Board of Trustees anticipates awarding multiple scholarships each year. The requirements for the scholarship are:

  • Minimum 3.0 High School GPA

  • SAT Score

  • Two Letters of Recommendation

    • Primary Letter of Recommentation from a Teacher/Senior SLA Administrator

    • Secondary Letter of Recommendation from a Non-SLA individual

  • Declared STEM major for application

  • Personal statement addressing the question:
    "What is your career in the STEM field going to look like in the future?".


The deadline to apply is May 1, 2011.