Application for next spring semester scholarships will begin on 1 December. Below are descriptions of scholarships available to Graduate Students within the Department of Biology.
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. Depending on available funding, the following scholarships or awards are available:
The Dr. Leslie Paxton Barker Travel Award is available annually to provide a graduate student in each department of the College of Science $200 to travel to an academic conference or professional meeting to present their research. The funds from this award can be used for airfare, room and board, and/or conference fees for student attendance at a domestic or international academic conference or professional meeting.An approved Graduate School Travel Award is required prior to applying for this award.
The College of Science requires that the student obtain matching support travel funds from the USU School of Graduate Studies and the department for the same trip in an amount equal to or greater than the Dr. Leslie Paxton Barker Travel Award ($200) from each source.
Once matching support has been obtained, you can apply for this award.
Step 1: Apply for USU School of Graduate Studies Travel Award
Step 2: Apply for Paxton Barker Travel Award
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
5305 Old Main Hill
Logan UT 84322-5305
Credit Card By Phone: To make a credit card gift by phone, call the USU Advancement Services toll free at 1-888-OLD-MAIN (653-6246) or direct at (435) 797-1327. Please have your credit card number, expiration date, address, phone number and gift designation ready.