Thursday, January 30, 2014

Jean D. Acton Scholarship for students conducting Research in Microbiology or Immunology

Description:   These scholarships are for undergraduate and graduate students in biology conducting research in Microbiology or Immunology.  Three scholarships totaling $3,000 each will be awarded to support education and/or research in the Biology Department each year.  To apply please fill out an application form (PDF) obtained at  by February 15.  Award recipients will be notified by March 31.

CriteriaRecipients shall be undergraduate biology majors studying in the particular area of microbiology or immunology and having a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.25, or alternatively, recipients shall be graduate students in biology interested in the study of immunology and having a graduate record examination score in the seventieth percentile. Students must show evidence of financial need and must submit a signed FAFSA form to the Department of Education ( by February 15. 

History:  Established via a bequest from Dr. Jean Acton, a former faculty member in the Department of Biology.

For more information, please contact Dr. Chris Lantz ( )