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Biology Department Scholarships

The Department of Biology nominates students for and awards scholarships each year (end of the fall semester).  All are merit-based, and some are restricted to class standing or other criteria.  All scholarships awarded are between approximately $200 and $1,250.

If you as a biology major would like to be considered for any of the named Biology scholarships listed below, please send a letter to Dr. David Wing, Chair, Dept. of Biology, indicating your interest as well as your credentials (you may include your unofficial transcript, resume or CV, and any other supporting materials you feel relevant).

Current Biology Scholarships

Current Science Scholarships

NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium: These scholarships  and fellowships support undergraduate studying any science, technology, engineering and math field, there does not need to be a direct connection to outer space related projects.  Biology majors are encouraged to apply.  The fellowships are awarded to students conducting research projects.

The deadline for students to apply: September 25, 2017.  Research endorsements and faculty advisor evaluations are due by Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Please find the applications here: