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How to Apply

Individuals interested in becoming Clare Luce Boothe Research Scholars must be academically high-achieving female students enrolled in a Lehigh undergraduate engineering program who meet the following criteria (as per grant guidelines):

  • Applicants must be citizens of the U.S.;
  • Applicants should not have specific future plans to attend medical school; and,
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

If you qualify, please submit the following materials to the Dean's Office:

  1. A personal statement from the student outlining their motivation to be a Clare Luce Boothe Scholar as well as their future career goals.
  2. A letter of support from the faculty research supervisor stating commitment of mentoring the student, with specific description of:
    1. the goal of the project;
    2. how this project relates to the student's long-term career objectives; and
    3. a short summary of the specific research plan for the summer.
  3. A copy of the student's current transcript.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: November 1, 2016
  • Spring Deadline: March 1, 2017