Scholarships and Awards

Department of Biology Scholarships

The deadline to apply for the following Department of Biology scholarships has been extended to Monday, February 14, 2022:

  • The Frederick Munz Biology Scholarship
  • The William Sistrom Biology Scholarship
  • The George Streisinger Biology Scholarship
  • The Rod Capaldi Biology Scholarship
  • The John Postlethwait Biology Scholarship

Each of the above listed scholarships are offering a $10,000 award which may be used to assist with expenses related to attending the university, including but not limited to tuition, fees, books, miscellaneous supplies, room and board.

Eligibility:

All Biology majors who show overall quality of academic work and who need financial assistance are eligible to apply. Students must qualify for financial need which is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Preference will be given to students who are US citizens or permanent residents.

To Apply:

Only one application is needed for consideration for all five scholarships!

Submit the following application materials electronically to Annie Rogers, Department of Biology, at arogers2@uoregon.edu:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address, and email address
  • One page statement describing yourself and how a scholarship award will impact your UO educational experience
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable)

 ** Late and/or incomplete applications will not be reviewed by committee **
 


Frank and Stephanie Huestis McLean Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Biology majors with a class standing of sophomore, junior or senior.

Award: up to $1,000

How to apply:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address
  • One-page statement
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable)
  • Letter of support from research adviser

This scholarship award may be used to assist with expenses related to attending the university, including but not limited to tuition, fees, books, room and board. Applicants who have won this award in the past are not eligible to apply again.

Deadline: February 4, 2022

Please submit all application materials electronically to Annie Rogers, Department of Biology, at arogers2@uoregon.edu


Paul and Helen Weiser Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate students who achieved academic excellence, who are in substantial need of financial assistance, and who show promise for worthwhile achievement in later life. Students must qualify for financial need which is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

There is no US citizenship requirement for this award.

International students who would like to be considered should fill out the Financial Resource Form and submit it to the Office of International Affairs. This is what the Financial Aid office uses in place of a FAFSA.

Award: up to $3,000

How to apply:

  • Applicant’s full name, UO identification number, mailing address and email address
  • One page statement
  • Brief statement of nee
  • Academic transcripts (unofficial acceptable)
  • Letter of support from research adviser

This award is a one-year unrestricted award and may be used for tuition, fees, stipend, books, etc. Applicants who have won this award in the past are not eligible to apply again.

Deadline: February 4, 2022

Please submit ALL application materials electronically to Annie Rogers, Department of Biology, at arogers2@uoregon.edu.