Davidson Fellows Award

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

February 12

Awarded By

Davidson Institute for Talent Development

Award Amount

$10,000, $25,000, and $50,000 annually, non-renewable.


Approximately 15 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

Applicants must complete a project in the field of science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy, or a combination of these disciplines with a project considered 'Outside the Box.' Each submission must be a piece of original work recognized by experts in the field as "significant" AND it must have the potential to make a positive contribution to society. The following criteria will be used for the selection of Davidson Fellows: quality and scope of entry (50 points), the level of significance of the work (30 points), and the applicant's depth of knowledge and understanding of the work and the related domain area (20 points). Recipients must be available to attend, with at least one parent or guardian, the awards reception and other recognition events to be held in Washington D.C. (Travel expenses and lodging will be paid by the Davidson Institute.)

Deadline Info

The completed fellows application are available online in November. Each applicant must submit: an official Davidson Fellows application, the specific application relating to the specific category of ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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