Alexander S. Langsdorf Fellowships

  • Up to 10 full-tuition fellowships
  • Renewable annually, as long as the scholar is making satisfactory progress toward a degree.

McKelvey School of Engineering offers Alexander S. Langsdorf Fellowships to entering first-year students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, particularly in science and mathematics. Selected students participate in special programming as engineering undergraduates.For more information, please visit the Engineering website.

Eligibility

Each McKelvey School of Engineering applicant will be considered. No separate scholarship application is required.

Fellows generally score in the top ranges on the SATs or ACTs. Most are in the top 10 percent of their classes in high school and have followed an extremely rigorous curriculum.

On-Campus Visits for Selected Applicants

Finalists are notified in mid-February and invited to campus for our Scholarship Weekend, March 26-29, 2020. The university will pay for finalists’ round-trip expenses within the United States and their expenses in St. Louis during this visit. To remain eligible, finalists must attend these activities. Each committee prepares special activities and events that allow them to get to know the finalists and that allow the finalists to interact with our current scholars, faculty, staff, and each other.

To apply for the Alexander S. Langsdorf Fellowships in Engineering:

  • On your application for admission to the Class of 2024, select a major in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
  • All applications must be submitted by January 2, 2020, and complete in our office by January 6, 2020. For best consideration, we encourage you to submit your applications by December 15, 2019.

James M. McKelvey Undergraduate Research Award

  • Up to eight awards of $5,000 each to be used for research expenses and salary

If you’re an aspiring researcher, you may be interested in the James M. McKelvey Undergraduate Research Award, which supports research expenses and salary for working with any faculty member in engineering, medicine, or science. McKelvey Research Scholars may take advantage of special programming and mentoring throughout their undergraduate career, and they participate in a research seminar during the spring semester of their first year. McKelvey Research Scholars are encouraged to spend at least one summer in St. Louis engaged in research.

Eligibility

Each McKelvey School of Engineering applicant will be considered. No separate scholarship application is required.

Scholars generally score in the top ranges on the SATs or ACTs. Most are in the top 10 percent of their classes in high school and have followed an extremely rigorous curriculum.

To apply for the James M. McKelvey Undergraduate Research Award in Engineering:

  • On your application for admission to the Class of 2024, select a major in the McKelvey School of Engineering.
  • All applications must be submitted by January 2, 2020, and complete in our office by January 6, 2020. For best consideration, we encourage you to submit your applications by December 15, 2019.