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The Penn State Millennium Scholars Program is designed for high-achieving science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) students who will become leaders in their chosen fields and are committed to increasing the diversity of professionals in STEM-related disciplines. Millennium Scholars are students with both the passion and the ability to advance the frontiers of knowledge and change the world. Learn more about this exclusive program by reviewing information on this website. Interested in applying visit the Penn State Admissions page.  Find out more about the Millennium Scholars Application Process Click Here.

Follow us on Facebook. Congratulations to Cohort 2! Consider joining the Millennium Scholars family. Apply to the Millennium Scholars Program. The application for admission to Penn State and the Millennium Scholars Program opens on August 1st. You can start working on your Millennium Scholars application by preparing for these essay prompts. Essay 1 (500 words) Tell us what experiences sparked your interest in science, technology, engineering and/or math and how you plan to use expertise in one or more of these fields to address some of the global challenges facing the world today.

Essay 2 (500 words) The university and the world are comprised of a diversity of races, ethnicities, traditions and religions. Describe how you have experienced diversity in your own life including your cultural history and background. Discuss how increasing diversity and inclusion in the STEM fields will help researchers address the scientific and technical challenges facing society.

You are strongly encouraged to submit your Penn State application by the Early Action deadline of  November 1st. Applications for the Millennium Scholars Program are due December 5th. Learn more about the application process here