Biology Scholarships for 2010
The Biology Department administers 3 scholarships. This academic year scholarships are to be granted to begin January 2010.
Students need to make application to the Department to be considered for a scholarship. Application forms are available on the Biology website and in the Biology departmental office (SB-D346). The deadline for the receipt of applications for department scholarships is Friday, October 30. Applications should be turned in to the Biology departmental office. No student will be granted more than one scholarship. The Departmental Honors and Awards Committee will review all applications. Following the review, students will be notified of the status of their applications before the end of the Fall semester.
The Scholarships descriptions, amounts and eligibility:
1. Adele Gottschalk Scholarship. Up to two awards for 2010, of $1,000.00 per semester. This tuition scholarship is offered to a female student planning to attend a medical school. The candidate must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and have demonstrated exemplary character through volunteerism or the assistance in the care and nurturing of others. The award is renewable each semester the student maintains her GPA above 3.0.
2. Max K. Hecht Scholarship. One award of $250.00 for 2010. Offered to an outstanding Biology major demonstrated through both academic achievement and experience in research. The candidate must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and preference is given for those with a demonstrated interest in organismal biology. Organismal biology deals with the behavior, ecological relationships, and evolutionary history of organisms, including plants. This can include studies of adaptation and natural selection, phylogenetic studies of how organisms have evolved, and ecological studies of the interactions between organisms and their environment.
3. Victor Jules Scholarship. One award of $250.00 in 2010. Offered to a sophomore or junior Biology major with demonstrated financial need. The candidate must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. The student must have completed at least 6 credits of 200 or above level QC Biology courses creditable to the major.
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