Science at Skidmore

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Science /Mathematics Scholarships

Skidmore College has two scholarship programs for students interested in science and mathematics—the Porter Presidential Scholarships in Science and Mathematics and the Skidmore Scholars in Science and Mathematics Scholarships, known as the S3M Scholarships.

General Application Information

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship in science and mathematics, please write a brief essay on the following topic: Discuss your interests in science and/or mathematics, the experience(s) that sparked those interests, and what you have done to pursue them. Completed essays should be e-mailed as an attachment to Please put SCIENCE/MATH SCHOLARSHIP in the subject line and include your Common Application ID in the text of the essay. 

Questions about applying for these scholarships should also be directed to