The Craig & Galen Brown Foundation (“Craig & Galen Brown Foundation” or “Foundation”) awards scholarships to high achieving high school students recognized as National Merit Semifinalists and Finalists. Brown Foundation Scholars (“Brown Scholars” or “Scholars”) are expected to maintain a high standard of excellence at Texas A&M. Scholarship decisions are made by the Foundation after personal interviews; parent attendance is encouraged.
There are 306 Brown Scholar graduates and 190 Brown Scholars attending A&M in the 2021-2022 academic year. The average Brown Scholar GPA is 3.85 and 109 students posted a 4.0 GPA for the 2020-2021 academic year, 83 students posted a cumulative GPA of 4.0 for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Received his B.S. In Chemical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, and minors in chemistry and creative writing. He received his M.A. In Fine Arts from New York University in 2016 and will obtain his PHD in Chemical and Biomolecular engineering from Cornell University in 2021.
A sampling of Andy’s honors and awards include: Alfred P. Sloan Fellow-Cornell University, AAAS Catalyzing advocacy in Science & Engineering workshop,
Shortlist for Redivider’s “blurred gene” creative writing contest, Rhodes scholar finalist, Goldwater fellow, outstanding senior engineering award- Texas A&M University, Department of Chemical Engineering outstanding graduating senior- Texas A&M University.
Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and and 3.75 GPA for pre-EnMed candidates
Good people and communication skills
National Merit finalist or semifinalist status
Participation in organizations and activities, including community service
Students must apply and be admitted to Texas A&M University and achieve National Merit status
The Brown Foundation team reviews National Merit applications for students majoring in STEM disciplines and selects candidates for interviews
Craig & Galen Brown Foundation Scholarships are four-year awards. Brown Scholars must meet continuing eligibility requirements each year to receive annual scholarship payments.
Students pursuing engineering disciplines who are interested in the EnMed should check the box indicating interest.
To be considered, you must:
Brown Scholars who wish to study and receive conditional admission to EnMed as part of their acceptance agreement to attend Texas A&M University must meet the following requirements to achieve full EnMed matriculation:
Admission to the EnMed early admission program requires adherence to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) requirements including, but not limited to, an evaluation of the student’s completed application and an interview with the College of Medicine Admissions Committee.
*Acceptable activities provided by Brown Foundation; activities not pre-approved subject to approval by Brown Foundation