Junior Fellowships

Juniors Fellowships & an In Pursuit of Science Scholarship are awarded each year

to students in their junior year through a highly selective process. The Fellows and Scholarship recipient receive funding for scholarly projects and spend the summer before their senior year out in the world learning alongside professionals and doing hands-on work.

Read about some past year's experiences by clicking on the Fellowship or Scholarship name below. To read about the fellowships, scholarship, and their donors, click on buttons at right.

Fellowship Funds

The Scott Hamilton Chase Fellowship

Established in 1984 as a tribute to the life of Scott Hamilton Chase ’85, supports a student during the summer between the junior and senior year who undertakes an activity that fosters intellectual growth and awareness.

Donors: The Chase family, Bob and Joan Greer, Peter and Nancy Thompson

Recent Recipients

The Werner F. Chilton Fellowship

Established to memorialize Mr. Chilton’s passion for precision in the use of the English language, this fellowship is given annually to a junior to support the pursuit of a writing project.

Donors: The family and friends of the late Werner F. Chilton

Recent Recipients

The Glaser Fund for Math and Science

Established in 1998, this fund supports faculty development in the Math and Science Departments and part of the monies fund an annual Junior Fellowship in Math.

Donor: Barney Glaser

Recent Recipients

The Reid Mangels Fellowship

Established in 1989 in memory of Reid Mangels ’89, this scholarship honors Reid Mangel’s dedication to the study of science by sponsoring a student’s summer science project.

Donors: The Mangels family and friends

Recent Recipients

In Pursuit of Science Scholarship

The In Pursuit of Science Scholarship is awarded to a Branson student in need of financial assistance who shows enthusiasm and interest in exploring and actively immersing him or herself in a scientific endeavor during the summer. The recipient is awarded up to $2500, depending upon the parameters and cost of their project. Preference is given to rising senior applicants.

Recent Recipients