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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

 

Frank and Stephanie Huestis McLean Memorial  Scholarship

Eligibility:   Biology majors with a class standing of sophomore, junior or senior.

Award:        up to $450

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.

Scholarship award may be used to assist with expenses related to attending the university, including but not limited to tuition, fees, books, room and board.

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,
  • 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.

Deadline:    February 3, 2017

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

 

UROP – Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programs

UROP Mini Grants

Eligibility:

  • Must have a project proposal finalized and faculty mentor secured prior to applying
  • >3.0 GPA
  • Must be returning to the UO the term following receipt of the mini-grant
  • Applicant must obtain a commitment from a faculty member to supervise their research project as their mentor.  Faculty mentors must be Tenure Track Faculty or Career Non-tenure Track Faculty with an FTE of .50 or above.  Please verify with your faculty mentor that they meet these criteria

Award:        Provides up to $1000 of support to undergraduate students that are conducting research and creative scholarship under the guidance of a UO faculty member.

 Deadline:    Fall; Oct. 19, 2016      Winter;  Feb. 6, 2017

VPRI Undergraduate Fellowship

Eligibility:

  • Must have a project proposal finalized and faculty mentor secured prior to applying
  • >3.0 GPA
  • Returning to the UO the academic year following the research project
  • Applicant must obtain a commitment from a faculty member to supervise their research project as their mentor.  Faculty mentors must be Tenure Track Faculty or Career Non-tenure Track Faculty with an FTE of .50 or above.  Please verify with your faculty mentor that they meet these criteria.

 Award:        Fellows receive a $5,000 stipend to support them during the summer.

 Deadline:    April 10, 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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