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Scholarships/Awards Biology

Academic Awards

Awarded in spring.

Awarded to biology majors in spring.

Awarded to an outstanding biology or biochemistry major in good academic standing.

Awarded to an outstanding research biologist in spring.

Awarded to a biology majors. High GPA in major.

To the second semester junior with the highest grade point average in biology, biochemistry, chemistry or physics. $500, credited toward tuition.

Awarded to an outstanding major in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, physics or natural science. Junior standing or above, must be a returning student.

Awarded to a pre-dental student with high academic achievement.

Biology major of junior or senior status interested in pursuing a career as a veterinarian. Preference to graduates from the Green Bay area.

Biology major with highest GPA in major during junior year; must be at least second semester junior, with a minimum of 26 credits in biology and collateral courses (Math 111, 120, 355 and Chemistry 105/106 or 117).

Biology major demonstrating excellence in avian biology.

Student with aspiration of teaching Biology, with preference given to a returning undergraduate student with the aspiration of teaching Middle School Biology.

Student in Biology or Biology affiliated program, with preference given to a returning undergraduate student.

Awarded to an outstanding Ornithology student.

Awarded to outstanding botanist of junior standing.

Outstanding student majoring in Biology or Natural Science who is planning to teach in secondary education.

Graduating senior biology student who has demonstrated an outstanding academic ability in Animal Physiology (Biology 381).

Preference given to a student from Marathon County. Recipient is encouraged to present their botany-based research to the North Central Wisconsin Master Gardeners.

Biology majors are eligible.

Sophomore Biology major with 13 credits or more in biology (including courses in progress). Minimum of 3.8 GPA in Biology and collateral courses.

Student with 8-10 credits completed in biology, in good standing in the department. Must be a junior or senior at the time the scholarship is received. Preference given to Portage County or central Wisconsin resident. Must not be graduating. Must have at least one more semester. Recipient is encouraged to present their botany based research to the Portage County Master Gardeners.

Pre-Medical/Allied Health student demonstrating academic achievement and involvement in research. Must have completed 60 university credits and 30 in the major or related courses (physics, calculus, chemistry). Must have a minimum 3.00 GPA. Must be in the process of doing research or has completed a research project with a faculty member at UWSP.

Biology major with minimum 2.5 GPA in major, with significant contributions to UWSP or the community, as exemplified by commitment, leadership, and extracurricular involvement at UWSP.

Biology major with demonstrated financial need.

Awarded to an outstanding biology major.

Outstanding student service to the Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium, recommended by curators. Biology and non-biology majors are eligible.

Awarded to a Biology major, outstanding ecologist.

Highest scoring student(s) in Human Physiology (BIOL 385) for the year.

Student with horticulture emphasis.

Awarded in spring.

Thanking your scholarship donor is an important part of the scholarship process. It is a requirement of University Foundation before receipt of the scholarship. Information on thanking your donor will be provided to you when your scholarship is awarded. Postage and mailing is handled by the College of Letters and Science.