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Student Scholarships

  • Students enrolled full-time in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are eligible for the following scholarships.

    Patricia Hilliard Robertson Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship is to benefit full-time female students in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics who have made a commitment to pursuing a career in the sciences. Candidates must have earned a minimum of 48 credits toward a degree in the following programs: Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics with a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average. The amount of the award for 2017–18 is $540.

    Albert R. Pechan Scholarship

    Awarded to an outstanding science major enrolled full time; recipient will be selected by the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The amount of the award for 2017–18 is $135.

    Wienken Wealth Management Scholarship

    Awarded to a student enrolled in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics who has successfully completed at least 30 credit hours and achieved a minimum 2.75 cumulative grade point average. The amount of the award for 2017–18 is $245.

    Dean’s Opportunity Scholarship

    Awards in the amount of $500 are given, one each for students moving into their sophomore, junior, and senior years. The Dean’s scholarships will be awarded to an outstanding science major enrolled full-time in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Financial need as well as academic performance will be factored into the selection process.

    Siemens Fund for Undergraduate Research in STEM:

    Awards are given to support undergraduate research and presentation of such research projects, results, or finding at academic or professional symposia or conferences. Funds may be used to support expense of research supplies, fees, or other research-related expenses, presentation materials, travel expenses, or other expenses related to making presentations. Application must include: a brief description of the research project written by the applicant, a listing of expenses associated with the project, and a letter of support from the faculty member supervising the student's research project.

    The deadline to apply for the above awards is April 14, 2017. Completed application packets should be returned to the Dean’s Office in Weyandt Hall, Room 305.