More than $7.4 million has been awarded to 326 brilliant young people through the Davidson Fellows Scholarship.

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The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.

Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

Davidson Fellows named as one of “The 10 Biggest Scholarships in the World” by¬†¬†and one of “7 Prestigious Undergrad Scholarships” in¬†U.S. News & World Report.¬†

Deadline & Eligibility

  • Deadline: February 13, 2019, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.


Visit the How to Apply page to review category requirements. If you have any questions, please email

“The Davidson Fellows are success stories – they’re students who have resourcefully found ways to nurture their genius¬†

by seeking out mentors, relying on strong family support and working diligently to achieve their goals.”¬†

         -Bob Davidson, Co-founder of the Davidson Institute