Criteria for Selection

  • All science and mathematics majors are eligible to participate in the Porter Scholars program.
  • For first year applicants, a composite academic index will be derived from the high school GPA and ACT/SAT scores.
  • A major in science or mathematics must be declared, and the student must be enrolled in the appropriate course(s) for the major for the first year. Students may not apply for support as a Porter Scholar if they are enrolled in any developmental course.