To apply for the below listed biology scholarships, please submit: a resume (includes academic & work experiences, previous honors received, extracurricular activities, and career interests); and two faculty references in sealed envelopes. You only need to submit a single resume and references, and you will be considered for all upperclass biology scholarships.
The deadline for all listed scholarships is March 15th. For further information, contact the Biology Department, 300 Vincent Science Center, 724.738.2023.
Beta Beta Beta Alumni Scholarship
Available to all upper-class biology majors. Preference will be given to an individual who has provided service to the department, typically through Beta Beta Beta. The amount is up to $1,500.
Achievement in Biology Scholarships
All current undergraduate biology majors may be considered. The award amount is $500.
Dr. Christopher F. Cuff Scholarship
Applicant must be a current biology major with financial need. This scholarship is non-renewable. The amount is up to $500.
James Kell Scholarship
Current undergraduate student majoring in Biology. The amount is up to $1,500.
The Wayne L. Miller, M.D. Endowed Scholarship
Available to biology majors. The amount is $1,000.
John p. phillips memorial scholarship:
Available to all current undergraduate students majoring in Biology. The amount is up to $2500.
Frank A. Pugliese "Rock" Scholarship
Must be a current junior with a minimum GPA of 2.75 who exhibits a strong work ethic and has provided service to the department as a lab assistant, biology tutor, or through Beta Beta Beta, the biology honorary. An essay describing how his/her experiences as an SRU Biology major has enriched his/her life is required. The amount is up to $1,500.
William A. Ralston Scholarship
Available to a rising senior biology major. The amount is up to $500.
Sonam Ruit '00 International Biology Scholarship
Available to biology majors. First preference is given to international students. The amount is up to $1,000.
William R. Sigmund PJAS Scholarship
Available to current biology juniors. Preference is given to students interested in teaching at any level, who have helped at PJAS, and are active in Tri-Beta. The amount is up to $300.
Sophomore Biology Honors Scholarship
Biology major with 25-40 semester hours completed at SRU and must be enrolled as a B.A or B.S biology major for the following fall semester. Must have completed Principles of Biology, and Botany or Zoology or Genetics, and General Chemistry I & II along with their respective labs. Scholarships automatically awarded to the top two students based on cumulative GPA at the conclusion of the freshman year. No application is necessary, and the amount is up to $500.
Genevieve M. Tvrdik Scholarship
Available to a current sophomore or junior biology major with a minimum GPA of 3.0. This is a renewable scholarship with the maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA as a biology major for the remaining years of a four-year program. Preference is given to students with interest in ecology or behavior. The amount is up to $1,000.
Upper-class Biology Honors Scholarship(s)
Available most years to all upper-class biology majors. The amount is up to $1,000.
The Leucojum Award in Botany
Given to an upper-class major who has completed General Botany with a minimum grade of B. The applicant must submit a two page brief on the role of plants (or algae, or fungi) in society. The amount is up to $500.
Biology Faculty Scholarships
Available to all current undergraduate biology majors. Multiple awards are possible. The amount is up to $500.