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Undergraduate Scholarship Information

The University of Memphis

Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Scholarship Information

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 28


 

The Botany Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology, with preference given to a student with interests in Botany

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application with essay

- Two recommendations from faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

- Undergraduate transcript

The Edward T. Browne Biology Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology

- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior classification

- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or demonstrated potential for academic distinction in Biology

- Full-time status (12 credit hours)

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application with essay

- Two recommendations from faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

- Undergraduate transcript

The Goldye Feinstone Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology, with preference given to a student with interest in microbiology or molecular cell sciences

- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior classification

- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or demonstrated potential for academic distinction in Biology

- Academic and research achievements as well as potential for professional success

- Leadership ability

- Full-time status (12 credit hours)

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application with essay

- Two recommendations from faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

- Undergraduate transcript

 

The Dr. Virginia M. Norton and Dan Norton Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology, with an expressed interest in a career in Health Science

- Junior or Senior classification

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application with essay

- Two recommendations from faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

- Undergraduate transcript

The Priscilla Rushton Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology

- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior classification

- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 or demonstrated potential for academic distinction in Biology

- Leadership ability and strong potential for professional success

- Full-time status (12 credit hours)

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application with essay

- Two recommendations from faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

- Undergraduate transcript

The Omar E. Smith Ecology Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

- Major in Biology, with preference given to students in Ecology

- Develop an ecological research project to be conducted under the guidance of a

faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences

Applicants must provide:

- A completed application

- A brief (one page) description of proposed ecological research project

- Undergraduate transcript

Successful candidates for this scholarship will:

- Enroll for two credit hours of Biology Research (BIOL 4000) under the Biology

 faculty member directing the ecological research

- Provide a final, written report upon completion of the project


 

Note: To be eligible to apply for any of these scholarships, students must have successfully completed General Biology I and II. In addition all students must be enrolled full-time with a declared major in the Department of Biological Sciences during the semesters in which they hold any of these scholarships.

Students must provide a complete application, including essay and undergraduate transcript by the stated deadline. Late applications will not be accepted. Faculty recommendations should be sent directly to the Scholarship Committee Chairman by the stated deadline.

Applications are available online at (click here) or on the information rack in the Biology Advising and Resource Center (BARC), 237 Life Sciences. Completed applications should be returned in person or by Campus Mail to:

Martha P. Brown, Chairman

Biology Scholarship Committee Chair

211 Ellington Hall

 


Click here to download Scholarship Application

Botany Scholarship

Caroline Havrilla


Edward T. Brown Scholarship

Eron Raines



Goldye Feinstone Scholarship


Zachary Hunt


Dr. Virginia M. and Dan Norton Scholarship

Kelcey Rose



Priscilla Rushton Scholarship

Justin Pinkston



Omar E. Smith Ecology Scholarship

Kyle Lynch



Scholarship Committee Members
Martha P. Brown, Ed.D Chairman, Ellington Hall 211
Lewis Coons, Ph.D
Carlos Estrano, Ph.D
Tak Nakazato Ph. D

 

Scholarship Application


Completed applications should be returned in person or by Campus Mail to:

Martha P. Brown, Chairman

Biology Scholarship Committee

211 Ellington Hall

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