Department of Biological Sciences Scholarships


The Department of Biological Sciences offers many merit-based scholarships.  These scholarships are separate from those offered through NDSU financial aid and are not need-based.  Students are eligible for these scholarships if they have declared a major within the Department of Biological Sciences. 

 

Bleier International Studies Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a junior or senior with a declared major in the Department of Biological Sciences.  The student must be signed up for or enrolled in an international education experience.  Preference is given for international experiences in which English is not the primary language. 

Cassel Undergraduate Research Awards

A research award available to junior or senior undergraduate students with declared major in the Department of Biological Sciences. This award provides the recipient with funds for research expenses and a personal stipend. 

Gary K. Clambey Scholarship

A scholarship to recognize Dr. Gary K. Clambey’s commitment to students.  This scholarship is for an outstanding junior or senior in the Department of Biological Sciences. 

Shelia Kath Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to graduate student enrolled in a major within the Department of Biological Sciences. 

G. Arthur Larson Scholarship

An award provided from an endowment established by Mrs. G.A. Larson in memory of her husband, Dr. G. Arthur Larson, a prominent Fargo ophthalmologist, to a student pursing a pre-medicine program of study at NDSU.  Selection was based on superior academic performance and financial need. 

Oliver L. Lavoy Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given to a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in natural resources. 

Linz Family Endowed Ornithology Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is given to a graduate student making satisfactory progress toward completion of a Ph.D. degree from the University and conducting scholarly research in the field of ornithology. 

Harvey K. Nelson Scholarship

A scholarship established to honor Harvey K. Nelson’s contributions to waterfowl and wetland research.  This scholarship is for graduate students in biological sciences and provides financial assistance and research funds. 

Ries and Startz Family Scholarship

A Scholarship established by the John B. Ries and Frank Startz families.  This scholarship provides financial assistance to undergraduate students in biological sciences. 

Dr. Velva E. Rudd Scholarship

A scholarship in memory of Dr. Velva E. Rudd for a junior or senior majoring in biological sciences. 

Suzy Schmoll Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduate student majoring in biological sciences.  Preference is given for permanent residents (new Americans) or international students.

Shockey-Scoby Travel Award

Shockey-Scoby Summer Fellowship

O.A. Stevens Memorial Scholarship

The outstanding senior biology major is presented with this cash award.  Selection is from biology majors on the basis of academic achievement and character as exemplified by Dr. O.A. Stevens, a true naturalist, NDSU service: 1909-1977. 

Warren C. Whitman Outstanding Botany Student Award

A case award is presented annually to an outstanding senior in biological sciences.  Selection is on the basis of academic achievement and performance.

 

 

NDSU Academic Scholarships

NDSU offers merit-based and need-based scholarships for current students.  Learn more about these scholarships and deadlines for applications here:  https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/scholarships/

 

 

 

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