Jan 15, 2020 2020-01-15
The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000, and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, aged 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work. To date, more than $7.8 million has been awarded to 346 brilliant young people. Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, and Outside the Box. (The Outside the Box category is defined as a project that is university graduate-level work, or comparable, and completed with the supervision of an expert or experts.) To qualify for consideration as a Davidson Fellow, an applicant must contribute a work that is recognized as an outstanding accomplishment by experts in the field and has the potential to benefit society. A qualified work may be an exceptionally creative application of existing knowledge, a new idea with high impact, a unique application, an innovative solution with broad-range implications, an important advancement that can be replicated and built upon, an interdisciplinary discovery with the potential to effect positive change, or other demonstration of extraordinary accomplishment. The 2020 Davidson Fellows will be honored at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a special reception.
Deadline: February 12, 2020, for nominations