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Scholarships for Biotechnology Majors

Biotechnology Scholarships

If you are majoring in biotechnology or a similar major, you are going to want to find ways to help pay for school. Luckily, there are plenty of scholarships out there. Here is a list of scholarships for biotechnology majors.

Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship

Varies, $1,500+

The Details: This scholarship was established by Paul R. Jones in memory of his wife to provide scholarships for female undergraduates who are majoring in chemistry or a related discipline. Students will need to be rising juniors or seniors. The amount is based on funding for the year but will be at least $1,500. The award can be used for tuition, books, and lab fees. Students would also need to have completed research during their undergraduate years and be able to show financial need. 

The Deadline: May 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Joseph P. and Helen T. Cribbins Scholarship

Varies, $10,000

The Details: This scholarship is to honor the memory and legacy of Joseph and Helen Cribbins, who were long-time supporters of the Army and AUSA (Association of the US Army). The scholarship is to help AUSA members complete a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. 

The Deadline: June 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Nicholas D. Chabraja Scholarship

Varies, $5,000

The Details: This scholarship honors past AUSA chairman of the board of directors. The scholarship is to help AUSA members complete a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math. 

The Deadline: June 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Donald Handeland Scholarship

Multiple Recipients, Up to $3,000

The Details: This scholarship is for graduating seniors. Students will also need to be Alaska residents and be enrolling in a 4-year accredited college or university as a full-time student. They also need to be going into engineering or in a science field. 

The Deadline: April

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Multiple Recipients, Between $500-$5,000

The Details: In order to qualify for these scholarships, a student will need to become an HSF Scholar. To be eligible, students must be a graduating senior, an undergraduate, at a community college transferring to a four-year school, or in a graduate school program. They must also be of Hispanic heritage. When students become an HSF Scholar, they will have access to career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training. Being a scholar will also give them access to select internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners as well as being eligible to apply for all scholar conferences including the STEM Summit. 

The Deadline: February 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

Tocris Scholarship Program

Multiple Recipients, $1,500

The Details: This scholarship is for students pursuing a science-related field of study, such as life science, medical science, and health science. The award is for $1,500, which is awarded twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Open to students in all levels of education above high school. Students can apply to both the Tocris and R&D scholarships.

The Deadline: December 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

R&D Systems Scholarship

Multiple Recipients, $1,500

The Details: This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a degree in a science-related field, such as life science, medical science, or health science. The award is for $1,500, which is awarded twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Open to students in all levels of education above high school.

The Deadline: December 

Website for more information and to apply for this scholarship: link

You can also find scholarships for other subjects as well as for veterans, gold star families, and graduate students at CollegeRecon.

 

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