Scholarships in Zoology, Other

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.

Louis Agassiz Fuertes Award

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must submit application form, two letters of recommendation, and a one- to two-page project proposal. Three copies of all application materials must be submitted. Preference is given to graduate students and young professionals.

Paul A. Stewart Awards

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

An application form including a project proposal and two letters of support are required to be submitted. Preference will be given to studies of bird movements based on banding, analysis of recoveries and returns of banded birds, or on economic ornithology.

George A. Hall/Harold Mayfield Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must lack access to funds and facilities available at colleges, universities, or government agencies. Two letters of support and an application form including a one- to two-page project proposal are required. Three copies of all application materials must be submitted.

George Miksch Sutton Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon outstanding talents, intelligence, potential, and financial need. Applicant must be nominated by faculty.

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.