Scholarship/Award Application for the Department of Biology | Department of Biological Sciences

Scholarship/Award Application for the Department of Biology

First, let's make sure you're eligible

Good news! It looks like you're eligible for some of our scholarships. We highly encourage you to finish this form.

Good news! It looks like you're eligible for some of our scholarships. We highly encourage you to finish this form.

Unfortunately, it looks like you don't meet the requirements for our scholarships. However, don't give up! There are other scholarships offered by The College of Science that have different requirements that you may still meet. You should check out the online application form for them.


Your contact information


Your student information

Special note to Seniors: To be considered for the Outstanding Senior Award, you must be graduating in May, August or December of the current year.


Your course history

Include the courses you've taken in the following areas. Providing this information helps the department weigh your GPA and course difficulty accordingly.

Biology courses taken
Course name & numberGradeUniversityYear
Chemistry courses taken
Course name & numberGradeUniversityYear
Math/Physics/Computer Science courses taken
Course name & numberGradeUniversityYear
Other relevant courses taken
Course name & numberGradeUniversityYear

Your career goals

Briefly describe in 50 words or less your career goals as they relate to your major. What do you want to do after you graduate? What experience do you already have?


Your references

Please give us the email addresses for 2 references from whom you wish to request letters of recommendation. We will send them a web link via email at which they can submit their letters of recommendation for you. Recommendations must be submitted by the application deadline.

We recommend that you let your references know ahead of time that you're requesting a letter from them. A general good rule of thumb is at least 2 weeks notice. That way, they'll know to keep an eye out for the email--and get your recommendation in sooner!

Your references should be faculty within the sciences and familiar with your scholastic abilities, class participation, and commitment to service. You may use teaching assistants as references, but faculty recommendations carry more weight.


One last question...

We've got one last question for you. Answering this helps us better promote our scholarships, which in turn helps students like you get connected with these financial aid opportunities.


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