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Undergraduate

  

DEAN'S OFFICE - The application process for 2014-2015 academic year College of Science scholarships is now closed. The application period for the 2015-16 academic year will open in early 2015. To be eligible, you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, be in a major of one of the departments of the College of Science and be a full-time (12 credits) registered junior or senior for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

 

Campbell Scientific Science Scholarship. Awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in a discipline within the College of Science. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Charles J. Sorenson Scholarship. Award is given to an outstanding science student having high academic ability, personal integrity, providing civic leadership within the community, and demonstrating financial need. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

College of Science Scholarships. Award is given to an outstanding science student having high academic ability, personal integrity, providing civic leadership within the community, and demonstrating financial need.  The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Dr. Joseph E. Greaves Memorial Scholarship. Recipients must be a junior, senior, or graduate student in related fields in the College of Science at USU. Recipients must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and personal Integrity.The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

James E. Brown Scholarship. Awarded to either a graduate or undergraduate student, the scholarship rotates annually among the colleges of Business, Engineering, and Science. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Oscar Wood Cooley Scholarship. A scholarship awarded to an outstanding junior or senior having a major within the College of Science. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Questar Scholarship in the College of Science. Provides assistance to an outstanding science student majoring in computer science, geology, or other physical sciences. Preference be given to students in need of financial aid.  The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Seely-Hinkley Scholarship. Awarded annually to an outstanding junior or senior with a major in the College of Science. Two scholarships awarded are based on superior performance and financial need. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Theodore M. Burton Scholarship. Awarded annually to an outstanding junior or senior with a major in the College of Science. Recipients will be chosen on the basis of demonstrated academic achievement and financial need. Consideration shall be given to female and minority students. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

 

BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT - please apply through the department - click here

 

Datus M. Hammond Memorial Scholarship. Awarded based upon character, and professional promise, the award can be made to undergraduate or graduate students in biology. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Department of Biology Scholarship. Awarded annually to biology majors, this scholarship is contingent upon good performance during the academic year. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Eldon J. Gardner Undergraduate Research Award.Awarded annually to a student who is doing some sort of genetics project in association with one of the faculty in the Biology Department. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

John R. Simmons Endowed Scholarship. Available to junior or senior students majoring in biology and showing scholastic achievement, personal integrity, and financial need. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Pepper Murray Scholarship. Awarded to familiarize pre-med and pre-dental students with business management concepts and practices that are a fundamental part of operating a successful medical practice.  Recipients will be junior or seniors majoring in pre-health, and demonstrate a strong commitment to attending medical or dental school. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Richard J. and Marion A. Shaw Scholarship. Awarded to students majoring in biology with a interest in plant biology who demonstrate high academic achievement, superior potential, and personal integrity. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Sedley and Pearl Stanford Memorial Scholarship. To assist undergraduate students seeking a degree in biology, preferably with the intention of a career in ornithology or entomology. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Thomas L. Bahler Scholarship. Awarded annually to students in the Department of Biology with special emphasis for students preparing for a health professions. This award is generally made to a pre-health student with a biology major. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

 

CHEMISTRY AND BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT - please apply through the department - click here

 

American Institute of Chemists Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship. The award is presented to a senior student in recognition of a demonstrated record of leadership, ability, character, and scholastic achievement.  The award consists certificate and a one year free Student-Associate membership in the American Institute of Chemists Foundation (beginning in July).

 

 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Undergraduate Research Awards. Departmental majors will be evaluated based upon the quality of a written research summary and the significance of their results. A $200 cash prize plus a student membership to the American Chemical Society will be awarded.

 

Environmental Chemistry Award. A top student in Environmental Chemistry will be awarded a $400 cash prize.

 

Garth L. Lee Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship Award. Three awards will be given to departmental majors who have demonstrated an outstanding command of chemical science and have a demonstrated financial need.  One award will be given to a freshman transitioning to sophomore, a sophomore transitioning to junior, and a junior transitioning to senior.  Recipients will receive a $2,000 scholarship to be applied to their tuition and fees.

 

George H. and Billie Bush Emert Scholarship. One award will be given to an outstanding biochemistry major transitioning from the junior to senior year.  The recipient will receive a scholarship for one semester of full tuition and fees.

 

Harris O. and Eleanor Y. Van Orden Award (4 awards). One to a student in analytical chemistry (quantitative or instrumental), One to a top student in the General Biochemistry series, One to a top student in inorganic chemistry, and one to a top departmental major in Physical Chemistry. They will each be awarded a $400 cash prize, and the analytical chemistry student will also receive a subscription to Analytical Chemistry.

 

Irving Condie Frost Scholarship. The top student in Organic Chemistry I and II will be awarded a $100 cash prize and a $200 chemical activity grant.

 

Maeser-Bauer Undergraduate Scholarship. The award is given to two graduating seniors, one in Chemistry and one in Biochemistry, who have demonstrated outstanding academic abilities and who have made significant contributions as a researcher and as a member of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry community. They will each  receive a $500 cash prize.

 

Marjorie H. Gardner Teaching Award. Recipients of this award are outstanding teaching assistants as appraised by student evaluation forms and written nomination letters from Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

R. Gaurth Hansen, PhD, Scholarship.  One award will be given to an outstanding chemistry major transitioning from the junior to senior year. The recipient will recieve a scholarship for one semester of full tuition and fees.

 

Thomas M. Farley Freshman Chemistry Awards. The top College of Science major in each of the Principles of Chemistry courses will be awarded a $50 cash prize and a $100 chemical activity grant.  These awards are meant to encourage continued progression from general chemistry into organic chemistry.

 

Undergraduate scholarships are also offered through the American Chemical Society's Scholars Program. The application process for the 2010-2011 academic year begins in early 2010. Click here for information.

 

 

 

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT - please apply through the department - click here

  

Beryl & Tura Springer Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a junior or senior student who has declared a geology major. Recipient must have demonstrated academic achievement. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Clyde T. Hardy Scholarship. Awarded every other year to an outstanding undergraduate geology major in support of geology camp. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

David Rider Memorial Scholarship. Awarded every year to an outstanding junior or senior geology major. Selection based on academic achievement and financial need. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Donald W. Fiesinger Graduating Senior Outstanding Citizen Award. Awarded annually to a student who is a declared Geology major with senior-level standing, be graduating or planning to graduate during the current academic or calendar year, and be registered as an undergraduate at the time of the award. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Graymont Scholarship. Awarded to a junior or senior student, who is making outstanding progress toward a geology degree. Recipient shall be chosen on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preferences will be given to a female. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

John M. Branch Scholarship. Awarded every other year to an outstanding undergraduate geology major. Intention is to give the award to a geology major based on “interest and aptitude” in geology. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Peter T. Kolesar Scholarship. Awarded to a matriculated, upper-division undergraduate in good standing pursuing a major in the Department of Geology. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Thomas A. Riemondy Scholarship. Awarded to an outstanding undergraduate geology major who is not a resident of Utah. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

 

MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS DEPARTMENT - please apply through the department - click here

 

Department of Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship. Annual cash awards are given to outstanding students majoring in mathematics or statistics.

 

Joe and Carletta Elich Scholarship. Annual cash awards to outstanding students majoring in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics.

 

Nevill C. and Annie P. Hunsaker Scholarship Award. Awarded to high school seniors who will attend USU and major in mathematics or statistics, or to USU students enrolled in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Generally four-year awards carrying cash payments for the first two years, with some additional support provided through special work opportunities during the last two years.

 

Sharon Lee Gardner Ellis Memorial Scholarship. Annual cash award given to a student majoring in mathematics education who has the potential to challenge, inspire, and teach young mathematics students.

 

 

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT - please apply through the department - click here

 

Dr. Howard L. Blood Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship in Physics. Recipients of the Dr. Howard L. Blood Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship in Physics should be physics majors in good standing entering their junior or senior year and anticipating advanced studies in physics, or students entering or continuing their education in graduate studies in physics. Preference will be given to physics students with financial need from disadvantaged financial backgrounds and/or physics students from historically underrepresented populations at USU.

Charles & Leah Hendricks Scholarship. Awarded annually to juniors having declared a major in Physics. The award shall be based on academic merit, along with professional potential and personal integrity. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

 

David and Terry Peak Outstanding Achievement Award in Physics. Awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students majoring physics, in recognition of outstanding academic, research, teaching, or service achievement. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Get Away Special (GAS) Scholarship. High schools seniors with an interest in space research are eligible to apply for a GAS scholarship. The scholarship is a full in-state tuition waiver and provided the student’s USU GPA remains at or above 3.5, is good for 8 academic semesters. Under certain conditions, the scholarship can be a full out-of-state tuition waiver. Through this scholarship program, the student is provided with the facilities and resources to build his or her own experiment for flight on the NASA Space Shuttle. Information can be obtained from the:

GAS Program Faculty Advisor, Physics Department,

Utah State University, 4415 Old Main Hill.

Logan, UT  84322-4415.

 

Lawrence  R. and Abeline Megill Scholarship.

“The Lawrence R. and Abelina Megill Scholarship is awarded annually to one student with junior standing and a declared major in physics. The scholarship shall be made on the basis of academic merit. Consideration may also be given to applicants from groups underrepresented in higher education.”

 

 

O. Harry Otteson Scholarship. Annual award given to a physics major achieving the highest score in general physics. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Physics Undergraduate Scholarship. Awarded annually to undergraduate physics majors based on scholarly achievement, character, and professional promise. The student will be awarded a cash prize.

 

Graduate

 

Willard L. Eccles Foundation Graduate Fellowships. The most prestigious awards available to graduate students in the College of Science. Each year one,  new, three year fellowship (at $18,000 per year) is awarded. These are funded annually by the Willard L. Eccles Charitable Foundation and are designed to attract and retain the finest academic minds with a creative and ambitious approach to solving research problems.  You can apply for this in any of the departments and Dean's office. 

 

Lawrence H. Piette Graduate Student Scholarship. This annual scholarship benefits a second-year graduate student making outstanding progress in biochemistry, biophysics, or molecular biology. The student will be awarded a cash prize. Please apply through the Dean's office.  [The scholarship application process for the 2014-15 academic year is now OPEN; click here to access the application. The deadline for application submission is 5 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014.]

 

Claude E. ZoBell Scholarship. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Claude ZoBell to assist and encourage graduate students seeking degrees in biology, chemistry and biochemistry, geology, or physics. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Dean's office. [The scholarship application process for the 2014-15 academic year is now OPEN; click here to access the application. The deadline for application submission is 5 p.m., Friday, March 7, 2014.]

 

Datus M. Hammond Memorial Scholarship. Awarded based upon character, and professional promise, the award can be made to undergraduate or graduate students in biology. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Biology Department.

 

James A. and Patty MacMahon Ecology Graduate Students Research Award. Awarded to Ecology graduate students in the Department of Biology. Funds awarded can be used for equipment, travel  and all research related expenditures.  Please apply through the Biology Department.

 

Chemistry and Biochemistry Alumni Award. A $200 cash award, provided by alumni funds, for an outstanding graduate student majoring in chemistry. Usually given to a student who will finish his or her degree within a year. Please apply through the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department.

 

Thomas F. Emery Research Scholar Award in Biochemistry. A cash award given to a graduate student prior to his or her final year. Recipients must demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and personal integrity, and shall be known as Thomas F. Emery Research Scholars.  Please apply through the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department.

 

Marjorie H. Gardner Teaching Award. A $200 cash award given to an outstanding teaching assistant and to emphasize the commitment to excellence held by the faculty of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  Please apply through the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department.

  

Delbert A. Greenwood Memorial Award in Biochemistry. A cash award given to an outstanding graduate student majoring in biochemistry. Usually given to a student who will finish his or her degree within a year. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department.

 

Maeser-Bauer Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. Two $300 awards are given annually upon recommendation of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to outstanding graduate teaching asssistants in good standing in the department. Please apply through the Chemistry/Biochemistry Department.

 

 Peter R. McKillop Memorial Scholarship. Awarded to a geology graduate student who is in good standing and has demonstrated genuine interest in or aptitude for broader interests in culture, the arts, and /or the social sciences. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Geology Department.

 

J. Stewart Williams Graduate Fellowship. A fellowship awarded annually to geology graduate students for thesis research. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Geology Department.

 

Gene Adams Scholarship. Awarded annually to a graduate student in physics who demonstrates academic performance, financial need, and personal integrity. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Physics Department.

 

David and Terry Peak Outstanding Achievement Award in Physics. Awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in physics, in recognition of outstanding academic, research, teaching, or service achievement. The student will be awarded a cash prize.  Please apply through the Physics Department.