Graduate Scholarships

Application for next spring semester scholarships will begin on 1 December.

Applications are due by 28 February

Apply for the Graduate Scholarships via Scholarship Universe

The Department of Biology administers numerous graduate awards and scholarships available for Graduate Students in good standing in the Department of Biology. Applications are accepted electronically. Links to instructions and online application forms are above.

BGSA Travel Award Fall 2023 - Call for Proposals

The Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Travel Award Fall 2023 - Call for Proposals

Travel awards for up to $500 each will be awarded to three eligible biology graduate students this semester. Awarded funds must be used within one year of receiving the travel award. 

More Information/Apply Here

Applications must be submitted to the form by 11:59 PM October 31, 2023.

Award recipients will be notified in early to mid November 2022.

Other Funding Resources

School of Graduate Studies

Fellowships include the Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowships ($20,000/year for 4 years with a tuition award), the Martin Luther King Fellowships ($7,000 for one academic year with a tuition award), and the Dissertation Fellowships ($5,000 for the academic year with a tuition award).

Supplemental funding includes Graduate Student Travel Awards, ASUSU Research and Project Grants, and Graduate Enhancement Awards.

College of Science

The College offers several supplemental awards at the end of each academic year, including the Lawrence H. Piette Graduate Student Scholarship and the Claude E. ZoBell Scholarship . The Willard L. Eccles Foundation Graduate Fellowship is offered periodically ($ 18,000 per year for 3 years).

My Gift to Biology

Your generosity fosters unique research and teaching experiences for students in the Department of Biology at Utah State University. Gifts provide invaluable academic experience of hands-on research opportunity, personalized faculty mentoring, and rare opportunities to present research at national and international meeting for undergraduate and graduate students.

Ways to Give

Online: Use secure online form on this page

Mail: Make checks payable to: Department of Biology. Specify the scholarship, fund, or award of your choice and provide your contact details.

Department of Biology
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Logan UT 84322-5305

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