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Why Become a Presidential Scholar?

As a Presidential Scholar, you become part of a community of outstanding, bright, creative, supportive friends.

You also receive:

  • permission to substitute an honors course for a required Liberal Arts course
  • priority registration for honors and non-honors courses
  • leads on internships and jobs from the Presidential Scholars Alumni Network
  • guaranteed access to housing in FIT's residence halls
  • recognition as a Presidential Scholar on your college transcript
  • annual merit stipend of $1,000
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