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Neuroscience Scholars

Students who meet the criteria below and submit an application by the deadline will earn the distinction of "Scholar" on their diploma and receive graduation tassels.  

Application Deadlines:

  • March 20 - For May or August degrees 
  • October 30 - For December degrees 

Departmental scholar requirements:

  • Declared NEU major
  • Minimum GPA: 3.5
  • Completion of eligible course work:
    • Option 1: Two scholars courses
    • Option 2: Two 400G, 500, or 600 level courses
    • Option 3: One scholars course and one 400G, 500, or 600 level course
  • Completion of 6 credit hours of independent research in the area of neuroscience
  • Complete one of the following:
    • Presentation of research at a local, regional, or national scientific conference 
    • Publication of research
  • Complete and submit the application by deadline 

For more information, including the application and submission portal, please visit the Neuroscience Scholars page on the Neuroscience Majors Canvas site