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Department of Biology

Department of Biology

Scholarships and Grants

The Biology department offers multiple scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate students whether you are pursuing research or general coursework, there at least one of the below scholarships should suit your needs.

 

  • Student Research and Creative Endeavors Grant (SRACE)

    • Eligibility: Full-time undergraduates or graduates; must provide letter of support from faculty membor; must engage in research or a scholarly/creative activity outside of regular course work.

    • GPA Requirement: 2.4 minimum for undergraduates. 3.0 minimum for graduates

    • Reward Amount: Not exceeding $300.

    • Deadlines: None

    • Funds Use: Research oriented expenses

    • How to Apply: Go to 'My CSU', then go into your 'Student' tab, then click on the 'Student Records' tab. Look for SRACE Application in the middle column.

  • Biology Alumni Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Full-time Undergraduates who are pursuing a biology degree and exhibit financial need. 

    • GPA Requirement: 2.5 minimum

    • Reward Amount: $1,000/year per student (may reapply each year)

    • Deadlines: FAFSA and Application Form completed by June, 29 2018

    • Decision Process: Committee consisting of Biology faculty and the Financial Aid department.

    • Funds Use: Textbooks, tuition, housing, academic travel costs, etc.

  • The Lenoir Scholarship

    • Eligibility: Full-time Undergraduates (junior or senior) who are pursuing a biology degree and exhibit financial need.

    • GPA Requirement: 3.0 minimum

    • Reward Amount: $1,000/year per student (may reapply each year)

    • Deadlines: FAFSA and Application Form completed by June, 29 2018

    • Decision Process: Committee consisting of Biology faculty and the Financial Aid department.

    • Funds Use: Textbooks, tuition, housing, academic travel costs, etc.


 

  • Flora M. Clark and George Stanton Foundation Research Scholarships

    • Eligibility: Completion or enrollment in BIOL 4391 or BIOL 5899.

    • GPA Requirement: N/A

    • Reward Amount: ~$200 - $300

    • Deadlines: Spring deadline is September 29. Fall deadline is February 9.

    • Funds Use: 

      • Flora M. Clark Award: Limited to cellular and molecular biology research.
      • George Stanton: Limited to ecological and organismic biology research.