Scholarships in Molecular Biology

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.

Furniss Foundation/AOS Graduate Fellowship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a dissertation dealing with any aspect of orchid biology in the disciplines of physiology, molecular biology, structure, systematics, cytology, ecology, and/or evolution.

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.

Florence Moog Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, chemistry, or environmental biology.

Outstanding Biology Scholars Award

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 and be in the top fifth of his/her class.

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.

Harold F. Eppson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a junior or senior at the University of Wyoming who is enrolled in a program leading to a degree in molecular biology. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

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.

USA to Australia Fellowship

Award: $40,000, Deadline: October 15

Applicant must be a graduate student or above who will be attending an Australian educational institution majoring in engineering, medicine, sustainability, or technology. Three essays, three letters of reference, a proposed budget, transcripts, and letter of acceptance to an Australian University required. Must be a U.S. citizen and full-time student.

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.

Creative Diagnostics Scholarship Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 16

Applicants must be pursuing a degree related to science and be enrolled as undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate students at an accredited college or university. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay as part of their application.