Scholarships in Zoology

The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.


Wildlife Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must have a minimum GRE score of 1100 and 3.0 GPA in the last two years of undergraduate or graduate work.


Laurie Ircandia Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and intend to pursue graduate study. Selection is based upon academic merit and extracurricular activities in the fields of study.


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.


Summer Naturalist Internship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have an educational background in the natural sciences, environmental education, or related field, who is interested and enthusiastic about environmental education. First Aid and CPR certification required.


Martin V. Torok Memorial Award

Award: $260, Deadline: February 13

Awarded to the outstanding biology or zoology major at the Spring Honors Convocation.


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.


Stoye and Storer Awards

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be the sole authors and presenters of their projects, be members of ASIH, be full-time students or have completed a thesis or dissertation defense during the previous 12 months. Presentations are judged by introduction, methods, data analysis and interpretation, conclusions, presentation and visual aids.


Theodore Gordon Flyfishers Inc. Founders Fund Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, undergraduate students with senior standing enrolled full-time or graduate students enrolled full-time. Students must major in an area of environmental studies such as, but not limited to, ecology, hydrology, conservation biology, natural resource management, zoology or environmental law and policy. A list of member institutions is online. Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA in environmental conservation coursework and a minimum 3.0 overall.


Dennis Raveling Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: October 31

Applicant must be pursuing an advanced degree in wildlife, zoology, botany, ecology or other biological science that are related to wetlands ecology. Selection is based on dedication to wetland preservation, high academic achievement and the merit of the project submitted.