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Simmoms University 2024 Distinguished Undergraduate Scholar Award

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The Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award is a highly competitive merit-based scholarship recognizing outstanding students who seek a transformative educational experience at Simmons University.

This prestigious scholarship is offered to individuals with exceptional academic records, a strong dedication to community service, and a fervent commitment to effecting positive change in society. Recipients of this award become integral members of a vibrant campus community, providing numerous opportunities for personal and intellectual development, cultural exploration, and social involvement.


The scholarship covers the entirety of a four-year period of full-time undergraduate study and supersedes any previously awarded merit scholarships.


Applicants for the Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Submit your application as a first-year student for the autumn semester.
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.50.
  • Demonstrate a history of completing college preparatory, Advanced Placement (AP), or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses.
  • Non-native English speakers must exhibit proficiency in English.
  • Standardized test scores (optional) of 28+ ACT or 1300+ SAT.
  • Community Involvement: Showcase active engagement in the community through volunteer work, leadership positions, or other forms of participation.
  • Passion for the Field: Demonstrate a strong passion for their chosen field of study, evident in academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities, and résumé.
  • Applicants meeting the above criteria often express interest in the Honors Program at Simmons.

Application Materials:

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Honors Record
  • ACT/SAT Scores (Optional)
  • English Proficiency Test Results
  • Recommendation Letters

Application Process:

To apply, click on the provided link.

The application comprises a formal essay responding to the prompt below, along with a resume detailing activities and involvements. Students should submit their essays and resumes in PDF or Word Doc format via email, using the subject line “Simmons Distinguished Scholar Award application,” by December 1. Every page of the document must contain the complete name and birth date of the student.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure the submission of a functional file in the correct format (PDF or Word), as incompatible files (e.g., Google Docs, Pages, etc.) will not be accepted or converted.

For Further Details,

Application Deadline: December 1, 2024.

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