Aspiring Biologist Award

The purpose of the Aspiring Biologist Scholarship is to provide financial-aid to students that have demonstrated a commitment to pursuing a career in Biology through participation in an internship or work experience in their field of study.

The following criteria shall be used in the annual selection of the recipient(s):
1. Applicants must be of sophomore, junior, or senior standing
2. Applicants must be majoring in Biology
3. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher
4. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to a career in Biology through work or internship
5. Applicants must submit an essay stating what specific post-graduation goals they have and how has their internship or work experience in Biology prepared them to meet their goals

Supplemental Questions
  1. What are your specific post-graduation goals and how has your internship or work experience in biology prepared you to meet your goals?

    Preference in the selection process will be given to those applicants who:
    1. best articulate their post-graduation goals, be it a specific job type or the pursuit of post-graduate education.
    2. best convey the specific benefits of their internship or work experience(s) towards meeting their stated goals.
    3. present a paper that is grammatically correct.