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Various scholarships are offered within the Science Department. Below is a listing of scholarships for Biology majors. Funding amounts are limited and vary yearly. Not all scholarships are available on a yearly basis. Scholarship applications are normally reviewed in spring semester. Scholarship awards are disbursed through the SMSU Financial Aid office.

  • Science, Mathematics & Computer Science Scholarship - Donated by Faculty, Alumni and Friends of the University. This scholarship is for a full-time Sophomore, Junior, or Senior majoring in Science, Mathematics, or Computer Science.
  • Dr. Gordon & Helen Wands - Donated by Dr. Patrick Wands, Tim and Teresa Wands and Family, Shannon and Jeff S. Wands and Family, and Gary Wands. This scholarship is for a fourth year student majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Pre-Med, Pre-Optometry, or a related field with an intent to enter a health care profession.
  • Mortier Family Scholarship - Donated by Joseph and Ruthie Mortier in honor of Charles and Bertha Mortier. This scholarship is for a student who has not received a scholarship to date, and must be at least a junior standing academically with a minimum GPA of 3.0 majoring in a science-related field. The student also must have a permanent address within SW MN.

To apply for one or more of these scholarships please visit the Science Department Scholarship page.

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