The Gilbert and Marcia Kotzen Scholars Program is a competitive merit award that recognizes the best and brightest students interested in a transformative education at Simmons College. This is the most prestigious award offered at Simmons, and acknowledges excellence through focus on study abroad, scholarly research, and intellectual curiosity.
The scholarship covers full tuition, mandatory fees, and room and board. An additional annual award of $3000 is given for study abroad, short-term courses, summer internship tuition, or research support. The scholarship is awarded for the duration of a four-year period of full-time undergraduate study, and supersedes any previously awarded merit scholarship. Students who meet the criteria below, are often also interested in the Simmons Honors Program. Visit the Honors program page to apply.
Benefits of the scholarship include:
Applicants must complete and submit both their scholarship application and their admission application to the College by December 1. Students should submit their Kotzen essays via email to [email protected]. Finalists for scholarship consideration will be notified in mid-January. Recipients will be notified by March 1.
Students applying for the Kotzen Scholarship must meet the following criteria:
The application consists of two parts: a short answer and a formal essay. Students should submit these documents via email to [email protected] with the subject line « Kotzen Application » by December 1. On each page of the document students should include their full name and date of birth.
Dossier de candidature