Those interested in studying either physical or life sciences can take advantage of several funding opportunities to help them achieve their educational goals, if they qualify and are academically motivated. Continue reading to learn about some of the scholarship opportunities from national and private organizations as well as colleges that are available in this demanding subject area.
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Several are offered to US citizens planning on working toward a graduate degree at one of the post-secondary educational institutions recognized as National Physical Science Consortium members. The NPSC is composed of labs, colleges, organizations and corporations that all work together to support academically outstanding students entering the field of physical science. These well-endowed graduate fellowships are a huge honor, both financially and academically, and are awarded to the best of the best. The six-year commitment to a doctoral program in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, geology, materials sciences, mathematical sciences, physics or a subdisciplines of one of these subjects is not for the faint of heart.
Up to fifteen awards of up to $30,000 each will be given to African-American students in their junior year of college. This undergraduate scholarship from the is available for those studying life or physical science with a special interest in biomedical research. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is required to be considered for this funding; applicants must be US citizens.
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High-achieving high school seniors who wish to attend the University of New Hampshire are eligible to apply for the . Two scholarships are awarded per year. The scholarship is a result of a partnership between UNH, Whelen, and Tyco Companies and provides funds to pay for the full or nearly-full cost of tuition, student fees, and room and board for four years.
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Those wishing to be considered are required to submit their high school transcripts with excellent grades and the test scores from either the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT Writing Test. Competitive applicants will have completed at least four years each of mathematics and science in high school, and be committed to the College of Engineering and Physical Science.
The Mesothelioma Center Scholarship Essay Contest
Most universities acknowledge that the admission essay-while only one component in the application package-is the best opportunity for acquainting the admissions officer with the student.