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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIPS

2017 ANNOUNCEMENT AND INVITATION TO APPLY

** Late and/or incomplete applications will not be reviewed by committee **

 

Cancer Federation Scholarship

Eligibility:    Biology students; not restricted to either resident or non-resident, either undergraduate or graduate, part-time or full-time.

Award:       up to $2000

How to apply:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address,
  • one page statement,
  • academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable),
  • letter of support from research adviser.

This award is used to fund a scholarship for cancer research at the University of Oregon.

Deadline:    February 3, 2017

Please submit ALL application materials electronically to Lynne Romans, Department of Biology, at lromans@uoregon.edu

William R. Sistrom Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:    Biology graduate students, with a preference to those studying microbiology or bioenergetics. Candidates shall show exceptional promise for achievement in their chosen academic field as evidenced by GPA, originality of research, teaching evaluations.  Award is not restricted to resident or non-resident, part-time or full-time.

Award:        up to $1,000

How to apply:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address,
  • one page statement,
  • academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable),
  • letter of support from research adviser.
  • Include a statement of what the funds will be used for, and a description of the impact of the Sistrom award on the applicant’s ability to conduct the proposed research.

This award could be used to contribute to the student’s standard stipend, to pay for experiments (eg. sequencing) or to purchase a specific piece of equipment. If the applicant has previously received this award, that information should also be included on the application, along with a description of how those earlier funds were used.

Deadline:    February 3, 2017

Please submit ALL application materials electronically to Lynne Romans, Department of Biology, at lromans@uoregon.edu

Paul and Helen Weiser Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility:    Undergraduate or graduate students who achieved academic excellence, who are in substantial need of financial assistance, and who show promise for worthwhile achievement in later life. Students must qualify for financial need which is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  UO link to FAFSA.

Award:        up to $3,000

How to apply:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address,
  • one page statement,
  • a brief statement of need,
  • academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable),
  • letter of support from research adviser.

This award is a one-year unrestricted award and may be used for tuition, fees, stipend, books, etc.

Please submit ALL application materials electronically to Lynne Romans, Department of Biology, at lromans@uoregon.edu

Deadline:    February 3, 2017

Donald Wimber Fund Award

Eligibility:    Biology junior faculty, research associates, or graduate students.  Award to be used to provide support for travel to conference(s) to present their research work.  Preference will be given to those working in ecology, evolutionary biology, or environmental sciences.

Award:        up to $1,700

How to Apply:

Junior faculty and research associates:

  • CV,
  • one page statement
  • letters of support from two faculty members.

Graduate students:

  • applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address,
  • one page statement,
  • academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable), 
  • letters of support from two faculty members.
  • Include with application a budget with the cost of attendance/travel and the amount covered by other funding sources.

If applicant has previously received this award, that information should also be stated in the application.

Please submit ALL application materials electronically to Lynne Romans, Department of Biology, at lromans@uoregon.edu

Deadline:    February 3, 2017

More Scholarships:

The College of Arts and Sciences provides a significant number of donor-supported scholarships and fellowships to CAS students – both undergraduate and graduate.  Read more.



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