Departmental Scholarships for DIRECT ADMIT Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology majors

To:  College of Arts and Sciences Direct Admit Students who have a declared major from in biology, biotechnology or microbiology:

Two departmental scholarships are being offered this year that are exclusively for our Direct Admit Students.  These are:

Barwe/Rexing Scholarship (https://biology.indiana.edu/student-portal/undergraduate/scholarships/barwe-rexing-requirements.html)
Eligibility:
– College of Arts and Sciences direct admit undergraduate students who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology (biology, biotechnology, microbiology).
– Must be at least be sophomores in the Fall 2018 Semester.
– Must have minimum grade point averages of 3.0 and demonstrated financial need.
– Preference will be given to students from the following Indiana counties:  Dubois, Gibson, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick.

Award:  Minimum of $3,000 and might be renewable for two additional academic years, provided the recipient is in good academic standing and making progress toward the degree.

Sid Robinson Scholarship (https://biology.indiana.edu/student-portal/undergraduate/scholarships/robinson-requirements.html)
Eligibility:
– College of Arts and Sciences direct admit undergraduate students who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology (biology, biotechnology, microbiology).
– Must be at least sophomores in the Fall 2018 Semester.
– Must have minimum grade point averages of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Award:  $4,000 and might be renewable for two additional academic years, providing the recipient is in good academic standing and making progress toward the degree.

The application deadline for these awards is Friday, February 16, 2018. Faculty and postdoctoral fellow recommendations for these awards are also due on February 16.

The following documents are needed to complete your application packet, so be sure to read these documents carefully:

1.  Application instructions (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-instructions2018.pdf)
2.  Application form (https://biology.indiana.edu/documents/undergrad-awards-application2018.pdf)

The procedure for uploading your application packet can be found in the application instructions.

Be sure to approach your recommender immediately in order to give him/her time to write the letter. Give your recommender this link:  https://biology.indiana.edu/faculty-intranet/forms/student-recommendations.html so he or she can upload your recommendation letter to the Wyss Dropbox.

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

Kathy

Kathy E. Wyss, Development Officer
Indiana University Department of Biology
1001 E. Third St. / Jordan Hall 120
Bloomington, IN  47405-7005
Phone:  812-855-6195
kwyss@indiana.edu
www.bio.indiana.edu

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