Biology Undergraduate Award Applications are being accepted

Undergraduates earning a declared major through the IUB Department of Biology are invited to apply for our 2017-2018 Scholarships and Awards.  The following scholarships are being offered this year:

Aldred Family Scholarship ─ $1,000

Avian and Wildlife Research and/or Related Endeavors Scholarship ─ $1,000

Biology Undergraduate Research Award ─ 1,500

Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship ─ $500

Clark (Howard W. ) Scholarship ─ $750

Crowell (Sears) Scholarship for Undergraduates ─ $2,500

Eigenmann (Carl H. ) Scholarship ─ $750

Ferguson (Arlene ) Internship at Hilltop Gardens ─ $500

Fox Glen Research and Education Fund Award ─ $500

Frey (Sarah Elizabeth) Indiana Daffodil, Inc. Scholarship ─ $1,000

Grossman (Rex ) Award ─ up to $5,000

Kindig (John R. and Wendy L.) Scholarship ─ $6,243

Malacinski (George M.) Biology Scholarship ─ $1,000

McClung (L.S. ) Scholarship ─ $3,500

Microbiology Undergraduate Summer Research Award ─ $3,500

Mower (Alfred Parson ) Scholarship ─ $1,000

Roessler (William G.) Scholarship ─ $750

Seward (Fred) Award  ─ $2,500

Tatum (William J.) Award ─ $1,000

The application deadline for these awards is Monday, February 20, 2017.  Faculty and postdoctoral fellow recommendations for these awards are also due on February 20, 2017.  Be sure to approach your recommender(s) immediately in order to give them time to write their letters. Please visit the IUB Department of Biology website at the Undergraduate Studies/Awards & Scholarships web page ( to review the application criteria for each award and to determine if you are eligible to apply for any of these awards.  The following documents are located on Undergraduate Studies/Awards & Scholarships web page and are needed to complete your application packet, so be sure to read these documents carefully:

1.  Application instructions (

2.  Application form (

For those of you who have submitted scholarship applications in previous years, be aware that there is a new procedure for uploading your application packet now that IU retired Oncourse.  Details can be found in the application instructions.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if, after reading the application instructions, you have any questions.  Thank you!


Kathy E. Wyss

Development Officer

Department of Biology

Jordan Hall 120

1001 E. 3rd St.

Bloomington, IN 47405-7005