This is the most prestigious award offered at Simmons, and acknowledges excellence through focus on study abroad, scholarly research, and intellectual curiosity. The Kotzen Scholarship provides full tuition, room & board, plus an additional $3,000 for academic pursuits such as study abroad, research support, and more. This scholarship is awarded for the duration of a four-year period of full-time undergraduate study, and supersedes any previously awarded merit scholarship.
Eligibility and Requirements
In order to be eligible for the Kotzen Scholarship, you must have a College preparatory curriculum including an advanced level math course during, or prior to, your senior year of high school.
The application consists of a short answer and a formal essay in response to the prompts below. Students should submit their essays in PDF or Word Doc via our online form, or email directly with the subject line “Kotzen Application,” by December 1. Each page of the document should include the student’s full name and date of birth.