Scholarships in Microbiology/bacteriology

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Award: $55,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a recent recipient (within two or three years) of a doctoral degree and have an interest in oceanographic sciences or engineering. Transcripts, at least three recommendations, and a statement of research interests/career plans are required to be submitted. Selection is based upon applicant's research potential.

Sansum Medical Research Institute Student Internship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have completed junior year of undergraduate studies (graduate students also qualify). Must be interested in a career in medicine or the biological sciences. Personal statement, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required. Award is a 10-week summer medical research internship.

Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a second- or third-year undergraduate student planning to attend graduate school. Fellowship begins June 1 and lasts three to six months.

Minority Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a second- or third-year undergraduate minority student planning to attend graduate school. Fellowship begins on June 1 and lasts two to three months.

Postdoctoral Research Associates Program

Award: $32,000, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must either hold a doctoral degree or have completed a primary residency within the last three years and be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or English speaking non-U.S. citizen. Research program begins between July 1 and September 1 and lasts for two years.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship in Biological Sciences

Award: $31,000, Deadline: December 14

Applicant must submit GRE scores and be a U.S. citizen. If not a citizen, applicant must attend U.S. educational institution and submit TOEFL scores if English is not primary language. Applicant must have completed less than one year of post-baccalaureate work toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. following completion of undergraduate or medical degree.

Bodine Annual Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.7 GPA.

Max and Adele Levine Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduate from an Iowa secondary school. Selection is based upon academic achievement and financial need. Preference given to majors in: chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, food technology, microbiology, and zoology.

George and Cleo Cross Summer Research Fellowship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 26

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need. At the end of summer research fellow must submit a five-page report to the scholarship committee.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Turney Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Sertoma Club of Greenwood, Dr. Robert L. Hamill Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Johnson County high school who will pursue a full-time baccalaureate course of study at an accredited college or university in the field of biochemistry, chemistry, or microbiology.

NYWEA Major Environmental Career Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 17

Applicants must be residents of the state of New York and must be high school seniors who plan to enroll full-time in an environment-related bachelor's degree program no later than the fall following graduation. The programs could include but are not limited to environmental engineering, civil engineering with an environmental minor, chemical engineering with an environmental minor, hydrogeology with an environmental emphasis or biology or microbiology with an environmental emphasis. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Creative Biolabs

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 15

Applicants must be enrolled as a freshman, undergraduate, graduate or doctoral student at an accredited college or university. Students must be pursuing a major in a science related field. Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students must submit, application, transcripts and essay.