College of Arts and Sciences - Biology

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
A. C. Moore Scholarship Yes Last Friday in March Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to a non-pre-med undergraduate student who has completed 60 hours and has demonstrated a superior aptitude for biology. The student should show promise and potential for a post-baccalaureate education.
Biology Department Teaching Excellence No Garrett Faulk 803.777.1769 FAULKGD@mailbox.sc.edu
Given to TA's that go above and beyond the call of duties of TA's
Outstanding Research in Biology No N/A Garrett Faulk 803.777.1769 FAULKGD@sccp.sc.edu
Must be a Graduate student with high academic achievements and engaged in exceptional research in the areas of Plant, MCDB or IB.
Ellen E Look and Anthony J. Cavalieri Endowed Scholarship Fund Yes Deadline date varies, usually the last Friday in March Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
1. Must be a undergraduate biology major;
2. Must be enrolled for both Fall and Spring semesters as a fulltime student on the USC Columbia campus;
3. Department must be able to confirm student financial need with the financial aid office.
4. Must submit a copy of unofficial transcript with application;
5. Student is invited to submit a paragraph explaining any special circumstances that may have affected their academic success Award amount: Varies, usually $500-$1000
Felix H. Lauter Scholarship Yes Deadline date usually the last Friday in March. Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to an undergraduate Biology major who has demonstrate academic excellence, and who has a pre-professional interest in Health Professions. Students must not have completed more than 36 hours by the end of the Spring semester.
George W. Waring Memorial Scholarship Yes Deadline date usually the last Friday in March. Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to an undergraduate biology pre-med student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Biological Sciences. Student must have completed 60 hours by the end of Spring.
Gerald and Antona Wilson Biological Sciences Yes March 14 Patricia Earley 803.777.2755 pe@biol.sc.edu
Awarded to a graduate student majoring in Biology who is in their final year or semester. The student has to provide a letter from their faculty advisor indicating progress toward graduation. There are 2 awards given.
Goldenberg Scholarship Yes March 14 Patricia Earley 803.777.2755 pe@biol.sc.edu
Awarded to a graduate student with high academic achievements and expressed intention of teaching Biology in the secondary schools.
James and Ethel Albergotti Award in Biological Sciences Yes Usually the last Friday in March Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Criteria for award: Undergraduate Biology Major who demonstrates real financial need. Award amount: Varies, usually $500
James T. Penney Award Yes March 14 Patricia Earley 803.777.2755 pe@biol.sc.edu
Awarded to an undergraduate Student Athlete who has demonstrated academic excellence while majoring in the field of Biological Sciences. Student must have earned 60 hours by the end of the Spring semester. Recipient receives $100.
Jeffrey Barnesdale Memorial Fellowship Yes March 14 Patricia Earley 803.777.2755 pe@biol.sc.edu
Awarded to a graduate student majoring in Biology with a record of superior and effective performance as a full time teaching assistant and be in good academic standing.
Jenny Zareck Schayer Memorial Scholarship Yes Deadline date usually the last Friday in March. Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to a biology pre-med student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Biological Sciences. Student must have completed at least 90 hours by the end of the Spring semester.
Kathryn Hinnant-Johnson Memorial Fellowship Yes March 1 Narwin Mishra 803.777.5938 mishra@biol.sc.edu
Awarded to a graduate student engaged in research in the field of genetics and working toward a Ph.D. degree.
Stephen L. Hester Scholarship Yes Usually the last Friday in March Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Award Criteria: 1. Must be a Biology undergraduate student; 2. Must be enrolled for both Fall and Spring Semesters as a fulltime student on the USC Columbia campus; 3. Must have completed 50 hours by the end of the Spring semester with a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher; 4. Department must be able to confirm student financial need with the office of financial aid office; 5. Must submit a copy of unofficial transcript with application; 6. Must have one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, employer or other person who can comment on student's potential for success. Award amount: Varies, usually $1000-$1500
T.L. McMeekin Scholarship Yes Usually the last Friday in March Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to a non-pre-med undergraduate student who has demonstrated academic excellence in Biological Sciences. Preference will be given to a student who may not have received proper recognition for superior work.
W. Gordon Belser Scholarship Yes Usually the last Friday in March Dr. Charles Duggins 803.777.4255 duggins@sc.edu
Awarded to an undergraduate Biology major who has demonstrated academic excellence in botany courses. Student must have completed 60 hours by the end of the Spring semester.
Wade T. Batson Fellowship No N/A Dr. Beth Krizek 803.777.1876 Krized@biol.sc.edu
To provide fellowships to exceptional graduate students working in the plant biology area in biological sciences.