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Biological Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences

 Undergraduate Scholarships 

The Dr. Herman O'Dell Scholarship Endowment

Description
Application Criteria

This endowment was created in 1999 in memoriam of Dr. Herman O'Dell, who served as a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences from 1949-1969. Dr. O'Dell was a member of the Botanical Society of America and leader of both the Wildflower Pilgrimage at Gatlinburg and Botanical Group at Roan Mountain.

  • The applicant must be a junior, majoring in Biological Science.
  • Selection will not be made on the basis of GPA alone, but also on service, research interest, commitment to the major, and extra-curricular activities. 

 

 

 The Outstanding Senior Scholarship

Description
Application Criteria

This scholarship was created by the faculty of the Department of Biological Sciences to recognize a senior with outstanding achievements in academics, research, and service.

 

  • The applicant must be a senior, majoring in Biological Sciences.
  • Selection will not be made on the basis of GPA alone, but on service, research interest, commitment to the major, and extra-curricular activities.

 

 

The Barclay-Moore Undergraduate Research Fellowship Endowment

Description
Application Criteria

This endowment was established by Dr. J. Michael Kelly in honor of Dr. Frank Barclay and Dr. J. D. Moore, two people who were important research mentors and professors during that time that Dr. Kelly was an undergraduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences.

 

 

  • The applicant must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences who has completed all Biology major core courses.
  • Applicants should have identified a research mentor who is a faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences or who has adjunct status in the department.

 

Graduate Scholarships

 Please click here for the Graduate Research Scholarship Form

The Dr. Denise I. Pav Endowment

Description
Application Criteria

This endowment was established in honor of Dr. Denise I. Pav, a long-time faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences at ETSU.

 

 

 

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, Canadian citizen, or landed immigrant.
  • The applicant must be pursuing a graduate degree in the Department of Biological Sciences.
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.4 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • Preference shall be granted based on financial need.

 

The William Harvey Fraley and Nina M. Fraley Memorial Award Endowment

Description
Application Criteria

This endowment was established by Ms. Janet Fraley Hayton, acting upon the wishes of Nina M. Fraley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • The applicant must be a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences.
  • The applicant must meet the minimum requirements of the graduate school program.
  • Applicants must demonstrate promise in scientific research and for achievement following graduation.
  • Applicants must submit a 1-2 page statement summarizing the purpose of their research and methods that will be applied. They will discuss how this research will provide increased scientific knowledge in molecular, cellular, or organismal biology.

 

The Marcia Davis, Biological Sciences Research Award

Description
Application Criteria

This fund was established by Marcia Davis who received her Master of Science degree from the Department of Biological Sciences in 1974 and was a Biology Instructor at Kingsport University Center for three years following her graduation. Ms. Davis is an active worker for the conservation of the natural resources of Tennessee and for the preservation of our national heritage for future generations.

 

 

 

 

 

  • The applicant must be a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences.
  • The applicant must meet the minimum requirements of the graduate school program.
  • Applicants must demonstrate promise in scientific research and for achievement following graduation.
  • Applicants must submit a 1-2 page statement summarizing the purpose of their research and methods that will be applied. They will discuss how this research will provide increased scientific knowledge that can contribute to the preservation of the natural resources of Tennessee. This statement should also include information detailing how the award will be used to facilitate their research.

 

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