Each year, Boston University offers the Trustee Scholars Program for about 20 excellent students applying undergraduate program at the University. All students will be selected based on their achievements in high school. The Trustee scholarship covers 100% of tuition fees plus other mandatory expenses.
Every year, BU welcomes approximately 20 outstanding students to the Trustee Scholars Program. Many of our current Scholars had perfect 4.0 grade point averages in high school and ranked in the top of their class.
A Trustee Scholarship covers full undergraduate tuition plus mandatory undergraduate student fees, and is renewable for four years if certain criteria are met.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in any field.
Place of study
At the University of Boston in USA.
Eligibility and Requirement
This Boston University Trustee Scholarship Program is open to any outstanding students applying undergraduate degree at the university.
To apply, please choose from one of the two prompts below and submit one essay, in 600 words or less, as part of your application through the Common or Coalition Application.
- The Trustee Scholars at Boston University form a diverse and inclusive community of students. Please tell us about a time where you proactively advocated for, or experienced, inclusivity in your school or community. What did you learn and how would you put that into practice at Boston University?
- Howard Thurman, who was the dean of BU’s Marsh Chapel from 1953-1965, once wrote: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” Can you describe a particular experience you have had or an activity that you participate in that makes you come alive? How would you try to integrate that experience or activity into your time at BU?