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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
APPLICATION 2016-2017
The Department of Biology administers 13 scholarships that are exclusively for
undergraduate students of our program.
How to apply: To apply for one or more scholarships, you must complete this
application and submit an electronic copy to the Chair of the Undergraduate
Scholarship Committee by the indicated deadline. Only one application is required,
regardless of the number of awards for which you are applying. Note that each
award has specific requirements, and those requirements must be explicitly addressed
in your application, or you will not be considered for that award.
Complete the following fillable PDF form as appropriate. A full list of available
scholarships, as well as award-specific criteria, are provided after the form. Be sure to
check all awards for which you wish to be considered. Finally, save the PDF form as
"LastName_UGAwards_Spr2016.pdf", inserting your own name as appropriate (e.g.,
Newsome_UGAwards_Spr2016.pdf).
Spring 2016 applications must be submitted by 4:30 PM central time on Monday,
March 7, 2016 to Dr. Anthony Newsome ([email protected]) as a
single PDF document. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
*NOTE: Any required letters of support must be received by this deadline, either
as part of the single PDF or as a separate email from the mentor.
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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - COVER LETTER 20162017
APPLICANT NAME:
M#:
GRADUATE THESIS MENTOR:
PRIMARY EMAIL ADDRESS:
PRIMARY PHONE NUMBER:
APPLICATION CHECKLIST: Be sure to complete the following checklist. On the
following page, indicate the Scholarships to which you are applying. It is your
responsibility to confirm eligibility for each award.
For each of the following scholarships, you must meet the following criteria:
I am currently enrolled in the Biology Program.
Research or TraveI Proposals Only: I have attached a detailed, but concise (2-3
pages) proposal. Only one proposal must be submitted across all awards, but
specific eligibility requirements noted below must be explicitly addressed in the
proposal.
*In addition to addressing specific eligibility requirements for each award, your
proposal should include the following:
• a clearly stated hypothesis or research question to be addressed
• background literature to explain why the question is of interest to the
research community
• a clearly defined scope of work or methodological plan
• a timeline of completion for the proposed work
• description of anticipated products from the completion of the
proposed work
*NOTE: If you are requesting funding solely for travel to a conference, it is not
necessary to submit a research proposal. Instead, you should submit an abstract
that you submitted to the meeting, and provide evidence of the presentation
schedule in which you are to speak or present a poster.
I have included a detailed budget outlining my intentions for these funds and have
identified other current or pending sources of financial support.
I have included my college transcript.
I have included a letter of support from a biology faculty.
I have included a curriculum vitae.
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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION - Continued 20152016
Checklist of Awards for Consideration - Check the box beside each award for
which you are applying. You are responsible for confirming your eligibility.
Applicants who fail to explicitly address award-specific criteria in their applications
will not be considered. Awards with a double dagger (‡) indicate those awards
associated with research.
George Davis Scholarship
Awarded to a non-traditional Biology major of sophomore standing or
above. Scholarship given for the succeeding fall semester. Maximum of
$500 per year awarded.
Kevin Driver Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a student of junior standing (minimum of 85 hrs earned) with an
interest in Organismal Biology, Physical Therapy, or Sports Medicine.
Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
‡Freeman P. Jordan, Jr. Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major in support of research in Microbiology
or Molecular Biology. Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
James R. Kemp Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of junior or senior standing (minimum 85 hrs
earned) minoring in secondary education. Scholarship given for the
succeeding fall semester. Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
Maria de los Reyes Microbiology Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of sophomore standing or above who has
completed BIOL 2230 and 3250 and declared an emphasis in
microbiology. Scholarship given for the succeeding fall. Maximum of $500
per year
Wayne Rosing Biology Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of junior standing with a minor in secondary
education or an emphasis in Botany. Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
Eugene F. Strobel Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of junior standing (60-100 hrs earned), who plans
a teaching career at the secondary or college level. Maximum of $500 per
year awarded.
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‡Sarah H. Swain Undergraduate Research Scholarship
To purchase supplies or support travel associated with research projects.
Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
‡Mitchell Magid Scholarship
A scholarship for students doing research or internships in Organismal
Biology. Available to a student of any classification level. Maximum of $500
per year awarded.
Charles R. McGhee Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of junior, senior, or graduate standing seeking
licensure to teach Biology. Awarded for the following fall semester. Maximum
of $500 per year awarded.
‡J. Gerald Parchment Biological Field Station Scholarship
Awarded to a Biology major of sophomore or above standing for summer
study or academic year research. Maximum of $500 per year awarded.
‡John A. Patton Scholarship Awarded to a Biology major of sophomore or
above (including graduate) standing for research support and summer
aid. Maximum $1500 per year awarded.
‡Stephen M. Wright Research Scholarship
Awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student to support any aspect
associated with research in microbiology or biotechnology. Maximum of $500
per year awarded.
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