Biology

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Scholarships & Awards

Dept. / CollegeNameAmountRequirementApplication Deadline
Dept.
Judge Julian Beck Outstanding Graduating Biology Major Award (Biology Prize)
$200.00 - $400.00 & certificate
Academic excellence/research participation
March 1st
Dept.
Bennett-Bickford Award Honoring An Outstanding Future Science Educator
$200.00 & Certificate
Academic excellence; intention of entering a teaching profession (mandatory)
March 1st
Dept.
Outstanding Graduate Student Award
$100.00 - $400.00 & certificate
Academic performance & contributions to science
March 1st
Dept.
Hugo & Irma Oppenheimer Award
$200.00, certificate, & name on perpetual plaque in Dean's office
Excellence in research & teaching promise. Both graduates & undergraduates are eligible for this award.
March 1st
Dept.
Outstanding Graduate Research Award
$100-$400 & certificate
Academic performance and exceptional biological research
March 1st
Dept.
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award
$100-$400 & certificate
Academic performance and an aptitute for teaching in biology
March 1st
Dept.
Peter Bellinger Student Research Award
$700-$1,000 / student

Undergrad and grad students who are conducting research with a faculty mentor in the Dept of Biology

Grant Information

TBA (probably not this semester)
Dept.
The Leslie Family Scholarship in Biology
$1500

Minumum GPA: 3.0
This scholarship is intended to provide recognition and encouragement for a Biology major candidate at any level.

Information and Application

March 31st
Dept.
Newhall Land & Farming Company Southern California Ecology Grant
$1000

Graduate students whose research focuses on the ecology of terrestrial organisms, populations, or communities from southern California

Grant Information

March 1st
Dept.

Southern California Garden Club Scholarship

$1000

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Pursuing the study of horticulture, floriculture, landscaping, environmental sciences, etc.

Information and Application Form

March 31st
College
Outstanding Biology Graduate Student Presented in Memory of Former Biology Professor & Dean Donald E. Bianchi
$250
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Academic accomplishments, such as research, honors, awards. Financial need/upon Financial Aid office approval.
March 1st
College
Outstanding Biology Undergraduate Student Research Award Presented in Memory of Former Biology Professor & Dean Donald E. Bianchi
$250
Minimum GPA: 3.2
Academic accomplishments, such as research, honors, awards. Financial need/upon Financial Aid office approval.
March 24th
College
Heald Outstanding Junior Award
$500
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Academic accomplishments, such as research, honors, awards. Financial need/upon Financial Aid office approval.
March 24th
College
Heald Outstanding Graduating Senior Award
$500
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Academic accomplishments, such as research, honors, awards. Financial need/upon Financial Aid office approval.
March 24th
College
Hugo & Irma Oppenheimer Student Award
$200.00, certificate, & name on plaque
Minimum GPA: None
Student should demonstrate excellence in research such as publication in peer-reviewed journals. Should also show interest in and potential for excellence in teaching at the university, college, or K-12 levels.
March 1st
College
Outstanding Junior Award
Plaque & $200 Matador Bookstore gift certificate
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Academic accomplishments, such as research, honors, awards. Financial need/upon Financial Aid office approval.
March 24th
College
Excellence in Science Scholarship
 
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Compiled at least 60 but not more than 105 units; at least 30 at CSUN. Student must show scholarly achievements and extracurricular contributions.
March 24th
University
Presidential and/or University Scholarship Award
Check the website
Check the university's financial aid website.
March 24th