UVU Biology Department - Scholarships

Harper Endowment Botany Fund Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:
  • Students must be currently enrolled as a botany major in good standing at UVU.
  • Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Students must be a junior or senior or within 1 semester of beginning their junior year.
  • Students must have letters of recommendation from two UVU botany/biology faculty.
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Noyce Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria:
  • Students must be currently enrolled as a biology education major in good standing at UVU.
  • Students must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Students must be admitted to the Licensure Program in the School of Education.
  • Students must have recommendations from at least one UVU biology faculty.
  • Students must teach for two years in secondary schools in a high needs school district for each year the scholarship is awarded. If this requirement is not met, the scholarship becomes a loan and must be repaid immediately to UVU. Students must sign a promissory note in the UVU Collections Department before scholarship funds can be awarded
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Biology S-Stem Scholarship

Scholarship recipients will receive full tuition for the remainder of their degree, up to 6 semesters.
They will also receive an allowance for books and supplies, and up to $2,000 each year to cover research equipment and travel to present research.

Scholars will work closely with faculty research mentors until they graduate and will immerse themselves in the process of science.
Regular meetings, reading clubs, and networking events will aid in retention and scholastic achievement. 

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