Biology Scholarships Through Pioneer Scholarship System

Biology students can apply for all of the following scholarships through the Pioneer Scholarship System:

  • Dr. Robert Fuerst Endowed Scholarship.
  • Sterling L. Smith Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is given to undergraduate biology majors.
  • Marguerite Dickson Barber Endowment - This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students majoring in the sciences.
  • Alan W. Cockerline Scholarship - This scholarship is for biology majors who are Texas natives.
  • Eugene W. Hupp Scholarship - This scholarship is intended for undergraduate biology majors with demonstrated financial need, with preference given to students from single-parent families from Liberty and Wharton counties.
  • Peggy and L.M. Waddell Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate pre-medical students or science majors with demonstrated financial need.
  • Jessie L. Herrick Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to pre-medical students.
  • Dorothy Meyer Kincaid Scholarship - This scholarship is for junior or senior undergraduates or graduate students who meet the following requirements:
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Applicants must complete an essay on the role of the Judeo-Christian ethic in the advancement of medical science.
    • Preference is given to undergraduate medical technology majors.
  • S-STEM Scholarship - This is a National Science Foundation-funded scholarship program for students majoring in STEM disciplines. Applicants must meet the following requirements:
    • Freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate.
    • Minimum GPA 3.0.
    • Applicants must submit a current FAFSA.
    • Those who seek to attend any professional school (med, dental, etc) are not eligible for this scholarship.
    • Applicants must submit a 300-400 word personal statement describing interest in STEM and plans after graduation.
    • Two letters of recommendation are required.
  • SCALE S-STEM Scholarship - This is a National Science Foundation-funded scholarship program for graduate students accepted into the Professional Science Master's (PSM) in Biotechnology program. Requirements:
    • Applicants must be a PSM in Biotechnology student enrolled in a minimum of five credit hours per semester.
    • Applicants must meet and maintain a minimum 3.2 GPA.
    • Applicants must provide a resume.
    • Applicants must provide a personal statement to include your interest in biotechnology and future plans after graduation.
    • Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation.
    • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
    • Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
    • Applicants must file a current FAFSA.
  • Project ACCESS is a Department of Education Title V Promoting Post-Baccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) funded program. Requirements:
    • Minimum 3.2 GPA.
    • Must be a Master’s or PhD student in the School of Sciences.
    • Major in Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Math, Information Data Science.
    • Enroll in minimum of five credit hours.
    • Demonstrate financial need by completing current-year FAFSA.
    • Demonstrate low-income (email for information).
    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

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