Biology

Scholarships and Awards

For more information, please contact the Biology Department advisors

Reviewing UnitNameAmountRequirementApplication Deadline
Botanic Garden
$1,500 this year
Studying related subjects; expected to be a continuing student
Oct 2nd
Botanic Garden
$1,000 this year
Studying related subjects; expected to be a continuing student
Oct 2nd
Dept.
 $1,000Grad student conducting research with a faculty mentor in the Dept of BiologyMarch 1st
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
Dept.
Bob and Doris Tracy Memorial Scholarships
$1000

First generation students (undergrad/grad) studying mechanistic history of terrestrial vertebrates, or freshwater/marine environments.

Information

March 15
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.
The Prakriti Suri Memorial Award
$2000

Minumum GPA: 3.3, senior level standing
The nominee must be pursuing a career as a physician.

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
College
Robert Nolan Scholarship Endowment
$1000
Graduate or undergraduate student demonstrating strong academic performance and plans to go on to dental or medical school
April 11
     
CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology
Undergraduate research grant
$500-$1000Call for proposals. Application Form.
November 15th
University
Presidential and/or University Scholarship Award
Check the website
Check the university's financial aid website.
March 24th