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Resources for current Masters and PhD students in the Department of Biological Sciences



Congratulations to Aubrey Sirman for receiving the Spring 2018 Shockey-Scoby Travel Award!

The Shockey-Scoby Distinguished Student Travel Award is a professional development award granted to outstanding graduate students in Biological Sciences. This award is granted to students who have an ecological or conservation focus. This award is intended to support student travel to national and international meetings where they present results of their graduate research. The next call for travel applications will be in April 2018 for travel between July 1 - December 31, 2018.

Congratulations to our 2017 graduate scholarship recipients!

Congratulations to Tara Slominski for receiving the 2017 Sheila Kath Award! The Sheila Kath award is available to Biological Sciences graduate students who  demonstrate strong motivation, work ethic, and financial need. 

Congratulations to Lionel Di Santo for receiving the 2017 LaVoy Award! The Oliver LaVoy award is available to Biological Sciences graduate students, with preference given to students pursuing a degree in natural resources with a demonstrated commitment to stewardship of forests and trees. 

Congratulations to Aubrey Sirman for receiving the 2017 Linz Award! The Linz Family Endowed Ornithology award is available to PhD students in Biological Sciences, with preference given to support research in the area of ornithology.

Congratulations to Nate Williams for receiving the 2017 Nelson Award! The Harvey K. Nelson award is available to Biological Sciences graduate students, with preference given to those whose research is focused on wetlands, waterbirds, and waterfowl.

Congratulations to Lionel Di Santo for receiving the 2017 Schmoll Award! The Suzy Schmoll award is available to Biological Sciences graduate students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher, with a preference given to lawful permanent residents (new Americans) or international students. 

Congratulations to Elisabeth Wilson and Lionel Di Santo for receiving the 2017 Shockey-Scoby Graduate Enhancement Award Award! The Shockey-Scoby Graduate Award is for outstanding new and incoming students whose research will have an ecological or conservation focus. 

Congratulations to Nik Snyder for receiving the 2017 Shockey-Scoby Travel Award! The Shockey-Scoby Distinguished Student Travel Award is available to support conference travel expenses of Biological Sciences students whose research has an ecological or conservation focus. 

Applications are open for 2018 scholarships! Apply now at:

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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