Great Minds Scholars

One of WPI’s goals is to facilitate access to its educational offerings while fostering a diverse and inclusive community. The Great Minds Scholars program is an important step in achieving exactly that.

Each year, five incoming first-year students are chosen as Great Minds Scholars. The scholarships are renewable for four years (based on academic performance) and are open to Pell Grant-eligible seniors attending one of the following Worcester public high schools and applying to WPI as a first-year student.

  • Claremont Academy
  • Burncoat High School
  • Doherty Memorial High School
  • North High School
  • South High Community School
  • University Park Campus School
  • Worcester Technical High School

Interested in learning more about the program? Visit the main Great Minds Scholars website or contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions through email at or phone at 508-831-5286.

Location: Boynton Hall
Office Location: 1st floor
Phone: 508-831-5222
Fax: 508-831-5774