Nomination Form

Nominations for the 2015 Presidential Scholarship are now being accepted.  The nomination form can be found here.

  • Online nomination entails an information section.
  • It is not possible to save and return to the Nomination Form at a later time to make changes or complete the form. Online submission of the Nomination Form is final.
  • The Nomination Form must be received by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships by December 1.

Once the online nomination is received:

  • The nominator will receive an e-mail confirming that the nomination has been received and processed.
  • The nominee will receive an e-mail notifying them that they have been nominated and giving them access to the Presidential Scholar Application through the myNOVA Prospective Student Portal.

If the nominator is unable to complete the Nomination Form online, please contact Jane Morris to receive a hard copy of the form (610.519.5928 or If you do not use the online method, the process may be delayed, and you are limited to four nominations per school.


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Important Information

The Presidential Scholarship Application will close at 11:59pm (PST) on January 2, 2015.

Further Information
For more information regarding the Presidential Scholarship Program, visit the following web sites: Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships and The Center for Multicultural Affairs. For more information regarding the Program’s particular commitment to enrolling Underrepresented Students, contact the Center for Multicultural Affairs at 610-519-4075.

Important Dates

December 1, 2014
* Nomination form must be received by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.

* Application for admission must be received in the Office University Admission for Presidential Scholarship consideration.

January 2, 2015 
Deadline for submission of all Presidential Scholarship application materials (online). The Presidential Scholarship Application will close at 11:59pm PST on January 2, 2015.

Week of January 26, 2015
Notification of finalists

February 15-17 2015
Presidential Scholarship Interview Program

Week of February 23 2015
Notification of awardees

May 1, 2015

Presidential Scholarship Committee

The Presidential Scholarship Committee is composed of the Deans of each of the undergraduate colleges (Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Engineering and Nursing) as well as the Director of the University Honors Program and the Assistant Vice President of Multicultural Affairs who serve as Co-Chairs. College selection committees for each of the colleges are appointed annually by their respective Dean.