Jess Fisher FCSM Scholarship

The Jess Fisher FCSM Scholarship is closed for the 2024-2025 academic year. Submissions for the 2025-2026 academic year will open October 1, 2024.

The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics (FCSM) announces the Jess Fisher FCSM Scholarship in memory of Cecilia Fisher Rudman, a donor-funded endowed scholarship for incoming freshmen students committed to major in a program housed in the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics. This scholarship is renewable up to three additional years as long as the student remains a major in the Fisher College.

Recipients of the jess Fisher FCSM Scholarship receive the following additional benefits.

  • Encourage admission into the Honors College at Towson University (application required)
  • Undergraduate research opportunities, conducting research projects with faculty in the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
  • A personal faculty mentor who will guide the academic pursuits of the Fisher Scholar throughout his or her undergraduate career
  • Opportunities to pursue internships in business, industry and government agencies
  • Opportunities to study abroad and away
Eligibility and Criteria:
  • Fall 2025 incoming freshmen admitted to pursue a major in a program housed in the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student in Fall 2025 (at least 12 credit hours).
  • Demonstrate outstanding academic potential based on high school record, especially in science and mathematics courses, SAT/ACT scores (optional), a personal statement of career plans, and letters of reference from high school teachers.
Award Amount:

Covers the full cost of in-state tuition and fees for the 2025–2026 academic year, and is renewable up to an additional three years.