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College of BILSA Scholarships

BIOLOGY 

The following Biology Scholarships are available to students with majors or minors in Biology.  A student must have completed 1 semester on campus, be a full-time student and pursuing a degree on campus.  To apply for the scholarships below, complete the Continuing Student on-line application, which is due March 1st.
  • Alice Keegan Memorial Scholarship for Riverdale High School
    • Recipient must have graduated from Riverdale High School, WI. First preference to Chemistry majors and second preference to Biology majors. Must a have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Aspiring Biologist Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville students majoring in biology who have demonstrated a commitment to a career in biology through participation in an internship or biology-related work experience are encouraged to apply. At time of application, applicants must have completed at least 30 credits and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.25.
  • Chester and Susan Dziekanowski Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major with Botany or Ecology emphasis or Ornamental Horticulture major or Reclamation major. At time of application, applicants must have completed at least 75 credits; have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5; and must have completed at least 2 of the following Biology courses: Entomology, Plant Taxonomy, Plant Systematic, Morphology of Plant Kingdom, Morphology and Evolution of Vascular Plants, Plant Anatomy, Plant Communities of Wisconsin and Forensic Botany.
  • Clement E. Miller and Viola M. Miller Biology Education Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major with Secondary Education emphasis. At time of application, applicants must have completed 60 credits; and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students that have been active in any of the music activities offered on campus. 
  • Elizabeth A. Duewer
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major or minor. At time of application, students must have completed 45 credits; must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0; and must have a minimum biology GPA of 3.25. Financial need is not a factor.
  • Fiji Study Abroad Program in Biology Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville students majoring in Biology who plan to participate in our Fiji Study Abroad Program are encouraged to apply. At the time of application, applicants must have completed at least 30 credits. Applicants must have been full-time at UW-Platteville in the semester prior to application.
  • George Kettler Memorial Scholarship in Biology
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major. Preference will be given to students planning a nursing career or working in a laboratory to help discover cures for disease. Preference will be given to students that show financial need. 
  • Jerry & Barbara Strohm Endowed
    • Student must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and earned a minimum of 60 credits. Major must be reclamation or education and born in Iowa county, biology or pre-professional programs including veterinary medicine or crops & soil science (agronomy). A 500 word essay entitled "Nature has Taught me..." must be included.
  • John Busby D.D.S. & Affiliated Dentist Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Dentistry pre-professional program. Other Biology majors enrolled in a pre-professional program related to health care can apply Preference will be given to students that have completed 60 credits by time of awarding and demonstrate financial need.
  • Pioneering Progress in the Fields of Biology
    • Preference given to a non-traditional student majoring in Biology. Must have at least 30 credits earned and a GPA between 2.5 and 3.3. Emphasis is for a student who has a strong desire to attain an undergraduate degree despite academic hardships and show perseverance overcoming these obstacles during their education. Must demonstrate at least one of the following: volunteer work related to the field of Biology and/or involvement with campus and community activities.
  • Plant Biology Award
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major and planning an independent research project in botany. At time of application, applicants must have achieved sophomore standing or above. Applicants must enroll in at least one credit of Biology 4920, Independent Research in Biology. Applicant must provide a Research Proposal (five page maximum) to faculty sponsor for review and to Biology Department Scholarship Committee. For research proposal guidelines and application, see Biology Scholarship Chair, Gardner Hall.
  • UWP Biology Excellence Award
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology junior/senior who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in Biology. At time of application, applicants must have completed at least 75 credits; have a minimum biology GPA of 3.5, and have participated in biology-related activities outside of the classroom.
  • UWP Biology Investigative Opportunity Award
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major and planning an independent research project. At time of application, applicants must have achieved sophomore standing or above. Applicants must enroll in at least one credit of Biology 4920, Independent Research in Biology. Applicant must provide a Research Proposal (five page maximum) to faculty sponsor for review and to Biology Department Scholarship Committee. For research proposal guidelines and application, see Biology Scholarship Chair, Gardner Hall.
  • UWP Biology Scholarship
    • Current UW-Platteville Biology major or minor. At time of application, applicants must have a minimum biology GPA of 3.0.
  • UWP Biology Seed Award
    • Current or incoming biology major or minor who shows financial need.

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