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BioScience Scholarships

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American Chemical Society Scholars Program
Department of Diversity Programs
1155 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
1-800-227-5558 ext. 6250
African-American, Hispanic, and Native American students pursuing four-year degrees in chemical sciences; chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, environmental science.

Scholarships are renewable if all initial eligibility criteria are maintained throughout undergraduate study.
Up to $3000 per year

Deadline: November 1 to March
American Medical Technologists
10700 W. Higgins Road
Suite 150
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
Phone: (847) 823-5169
(847) 823-0458 fax
Scholarships are only available to high school graduates who are pursuing studies in medical technology, medical laboratory technician, medical assisting, dental assisting, phlebotomy, Office laboratory and medical admin. specialist Five $500 scholarships will be awarded annually. Deadline April 1 Application available on web site Click on "Student scholarships"
Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program
National Park Service
1849 C Street, NW (MIB 3127)
Washington, DC 20240
Attn: Gary E. Machlis
(202) 208-5391
Graduate student to conduct dissertation research in national parks on specific topics announced each year in one of four main disciplines: biological, physical, cultural, and social sciences. $25,000 per year for up to three years. Honorable mention: $2000 one-time scholarship. Deadline: June 1
Southern Association of Cytotechnologists, Inc.
209 Wellesley Court
Woodstock, GA 30189
Attn: Cathy Mitchell
Chairman, Educational Comm.
(770) 591-9521
Cytotechnology student with a minimum 2.75 GPA in prerequisite work. $1000 scholarship Deadline: June 1
International Order of the King's Daughters & Sons Health Career
Scholarship Program
Judith Isenhour
128 W. Harris Avenue
Savannah GA 31401
Must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen enrolled in a FT accredited U.S. or Canadian College. Health Careers: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physical or occupational therapy, and medical technologies. $500-$1000 award free scholarship No obligation Deadline: April 1 Send SASE - business size
National Science Foundation
Graduate Research Fellowship Program
ORAU, P.O. Box 3010
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-3010
(865) 241-4300 (from international locations)
(866) 353-0905 (toll-free from U.S. and Canada)
(865) 241-4513 fax
Must be a graduate student studying science, mathematics or engineering. Must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident at the time of application. Applicants must be in the early stages of their graduate study in science, mathematics or engineering. Three-year fellowship which provides a stipend of $27,500 for a twelve month tenure and a cost of education allowance of $10,500 per tenure year. The awards are based on merit.
Pennsylvania National Guard Scholarship Fund
Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Annville, PA 17003-5002
Member in good standing in any Pennsylvania Army or Air National Guard unit, or child of a PA National Guard member who died or was permanently disabled while on National Guard duty, and a full time student in an undergraduate program (at least twelve credit hours). Scholarship, amount not specified. Deadline: March 1 - May 1
Pennsylvania New Economy
Pennsylvania State Grant
1200 North Seventh Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
To qualify for either program, a student must: Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a high school graduate, enrolled at PHEAA-approved Pennsylvania College, maintain at least 3.0 cumulative average of the equivalent during post-secondary study; this will be checked annually, apply for the Federal Pell Grant and Pennsylvania State Grant. Sci-Tech Scholarship - At least a sophomore who is enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor's degree in an approved Pennsylvania public or private college or university. Qualifications are: Complete an approved internship or relevant work experience in a technology- intensive field with a company which has operations in Pennsylvania, prior to receiving a degree. Technology Scholarships - Must be enrolled in an approved science or technology program at an approved Pennsylvania community college, independent two-year college or licensed technical institute. Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) during post-secondary study, begin employment in the state within one year after completion of studies, one year for each year that the grant was awarded, and apply for a Federal Pell Grant and Pennsylvania State Grant. Note: These scholarships will turn into loans if a student fails to satisfy the requirements of the eligible program or fails to perform the work obligation. $3,000 per year based on total educational costs (tuition and mandatory fees, room board and an allowance for books) to students who are enrolled full-time, for a maximum of three years (with certain exceptions for approved five year degree programs). $1,000 per year based on total educational costs (tuition and mandatory fees, room board and an allowance for books) to Pennsylvania high school graduates who don't seek a four year education but do want to succeed in a technology - based economy. Part-time students enrolled for at least three semester credits per semester or the equivalent are eligible to be considered for a grant based on tuition and mandatory fees as reported by the College less any federal Pell and State Grant aid, up to a maximum of $1000 or 20% of their tuition and mandatory fees, whichever is less.
Vermont/New Hampshire Cytotechnology Assoc., Inc.
Marybeth Kellogg, CT (ASCP)
Cytopathology Lab
Fletcher Allen Health care
Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 847-3926
Resident of VT, NH, MA, ME, NY enrolled in a College of cytotechnology. $500 Scholarship Deadline: March 1