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Hercules Endowed Scholarship
Description Information

The Department of Biology offers one or more full and partial tuition scholarships (typically up to $1500) endowed by the Ashland Hercules Foundation for one academic year. Scholarships plus some book allowances are available for declared academic majors in Biology who plan to pursue graduate school in field or laboratory biology following graduation. Candidate students should meet the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Declared major in Biology.
  2. Sophomore, Junior, or Senior class standing during the application academic year.
  3. Fulltime student status taking a minimum of 12 hours at UNF during the application year.
  4. Minimum overall GPA of 3.00 and minimum GPA of 3.00 in major with a minimum of 1 semester completed at UNF.
  5. Reside in Florida for tuition purposes.
 

Interested candidates should complete a formal application and return it with a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Biology Department, Building 59, Room 1300.

Deadline:

The deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Application Link: Hercules Application

Eddy M. Skolfield Scholarship
Description Information

$1,300 to a Biology major. Candidate students should meet the following minimum qualifications:

  1. Be a junior or senior level biology major.
  2. Be a full-time student taking at least 12 credit hours during the application year.
  3. Have completed a FAFSA application online.
  4. Be a legal Florida resident for tuition purposes.
  5. Complete an application packet including:
    • An application form.
    • A brief statement describing your interest in a career in science.
    • *Two letters of support. (*Recommended)
    • A copy of your current transcript.
     
 

Interested candidates should complete a formal application and return it with a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Biology Department, Building 59, Room 1300.

Deadline:

The deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Application Link: Skolfield Scholarship Application

Catherine E. Case Memorial Scholarship
Description Information

Created in 2014. to support students majoring in Biology, this scholarship supports one student per year with a $2,000 scholarship. To apply for this scholarship you must:

  1. Be a sophomore, junior, or senior level biology major.
  2. Be a full-time student taking at least 12 credit hours in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019.
  3. Have completed a FAFSA application online.
  4. Be a legal Florida resident for tuition purposes.
  5. Complete an application packet including:
    • An application form (attached).
    • A brief statement describing your interest in a career in science.
    • One letter of support.
    • A copy of your current transcript.
     
 

Interested candidates should complete a formal application and return it with a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Biology Department, Building 59, Room 1300.

Deadline:

The deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Application Link: Case Scholarship Application

Jacksonville Medical Club Scholarship
Description Information

$1,000 to a Biology who satisfies the following criteria:

  • meet current UNF admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida,
  • be enrolled full time at UNF (Spring 2018 semester) and have a science and math GPA of 3.7 and an overall GPA of 3.5.
  • express an intent to apply to a medical professional program upon graduation (medicine, dentistry, optometry, physician assistance, pharmacy, podiatry or veterinary medicine) with preference being given to those who seek to become physicians, and
  • have completed 24 credit hours of the 36 credit hours represented in the following premed courses: General Chemistry I, General Chemistry II, Calculus I, General Biology I, General Biology II, Physics I, Physics II, Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry II.
 

Interested candidates should complete a formal application and return it with a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Biology Department, Building 59, Room 1300.

Deadline:

The deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Link: Biomedical Scholarship Application

Dr. Paul & Christie Mucciolo Pre-professional Scholarship
Description Information

$1,300 to a Biology who satisfies the following criteria:

  • meet current UNF admissions requirements and be accepted to the University of North Florida,
  • be enrolled full time at UNF (Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters) and have a UNF science and math GPA of 3.5 and an overall GPA of 3.3.
  • express an intent to apply to a medical professional program upon graduation (medicine, dentistry, optometry, physician assistance, pharmacy, podiatry or veterinary medicine) with preference being given to those who seek to become physicians, and
  • have completed 24 credit hours of the 36 credit hours represented in the following premed courses: General Chemistry I, General Chemistry II, Calculus I, General Biology I, General Biology II, Physics I, Physics II, Organic Chemistry I and Organic Chemistry II.
 

Interested candidates should complete a formal application and return it with a copy of your transcripts (unofficial is fine) to the Biology Department, Building 59, Room 1300.

Deadline:

The deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

Link: Biomedical Scholarship Application