Fermi Research Alliance, LLC (FRA) offers a number of four-year scholarships to children of regular full-time FRA employees.

University of Chicago graduates

University of Chicago graduates. Courtesy of University of Chicago

The scholarship award continues for a maximum of four years provided the student remains in a four-year undergraduate program with satisfactory academic progress. The maximum scholarship award amount available for tuition and fees is $5,000 per year. Eligibility is determined based on the following:


  • The applicant must be in his/her final year of high school.
  • Awards are made solely on a competitive basis as determined by the applicant’s: GPA, Clubs and Extracurricular Activities, Community Service, Volunteer Activities, Work/Internship Experience, and Essay.
  • Due to COVID-19, SAT/ACT scores are not part of the selection criteria
  • Applications for the FRA scholarship should be submitted January 1 through March 29 of the student’s senior year.

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National Laboratories Scholarship Program

The University of Chicago welcomes applications from all children of Fermilab employees. To learn more about the admissions process, financial aid, and the National Labs Scholarships: