Pioneer Scholars Application Process

Applications are due in the spring prior to the summer the pioneer scholars project will take place. The application should be submitted electronically by clicking the "Submit by email" button at the bottom of the application form.

2018 application deadline
March 2, 2018

The applications will be evaluated by a faculty committee. Notification to the applicant teams will be made via email approximately one month after applications are due. 

View examples of successful applications: Sample 1 | Sample 2

The following rubric will be used to evaluate proposals submitted for the Pioneer Scholars Grant Program proposals are evaluated using this Proposal Evaluation Rubric. Student/faculty teams may use this as a guide when drafting their responses. 

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Expectations of pioneer scholars and faculty mentors