Solutions Scholars

Overview: This program admits a cohort of approximately 20 students each fall to be part of a two-year program. These scholars are committed to addressing key challenges facing our world like immigration, inequities facing women, climate change, poverty, human rights, the obesity crisis and more. Course instruction together with experiential learning, research, and internship experiences help develop the skills needed to be the solution to the most pressing issues of our day.

Each Solutions Scholar is supported with a $4,000 scholarship disbursed over two years ($1,000 per semester).


  • Have a declared major in the College of Social and Behavioral Science
  • Be a current freshman or sophomore
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (for freshman minimum high school GPA 3.5)
  • Have successfully completed Math 1030 (or higher) and Writing 2010 by the end of spring 2021

More Information: Visit the Solutions Scholars page for more information on the program. 

Supplemental Questions
  1. What is your anticipated semester and year of graduation? (EX: Spring 2023)
  2. I am currently a freshman or a sophomore.
  3. I will have completed the QA requirement (Math 1030 or higher) by the end of spring 2021 semester.
  4. I will have completed Writing 2010 by the end of spring 2021 semester.
  5. What is your declared major(s)?
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