Microbiology and Plant Biology Scholarships

Botany-Microbiology Scholarships

 

 

 

The Scholarship application system (CASH) for the 2017-2018 academic year will close February 1, 2017.  

 2017-2018 Academic Year:  We will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year beginning October 1, 2016.   Application deadline for all departmental scholarships will be February 1, 2017 and the winners will be announced in Spring 2017.  Scholarship funds will be applied directly to your bursar account in Fall 2017.  Selection is by the departmental scholarship committee.  

Beginning October 1, 2016 GO TO scholarships.ou.edu then click on APPLY NOW FOR SCHOLARSHIPSFor further information contact the department at 325-1644. 
 

 


 

For Microbiology and Plant Biology Majors: 

Undergraduates must be sophomore level or above with 3.0 GPA or better and have completed 30 credit hours or equivalent in last academic year (Fall, Spring and Summer).   Below are criteria for each scholarship:
 

George L. and Cleo Cross Graduate Student Endowed Scholarships (2 to 4 graduate awards)

 

  1. Graduate students must provide one letter of recommendation from a faculty member within the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology and will be awarded on a competitive basis.
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  3. Scholarships of up to $2,000 per student to two graduate students in Plant Biology and two graduate students in Microbiology who are not on graduate fellowship support.
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  5. Applicants must be in good standing, with a major in Microbiology or Plant Biology with firm intentions of pursuing a career in microbiology or plant biology.
     
 

George L. and Cleo Cross Undergraduate Endowed Scholarships (4 undergraduate awards available at $1,000 each)

 
  1. Undergraduate students must provide one letter of recommendation from a faculty member within the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology.  
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  3. Scholarships of up to $1,000 per student to four undergraduate students 
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  5. Applicants must be in good standing, with a major in Microbiology or Plant Biology with firm intentions of pursuing a career in microbiology or plant biology.
 

Paul G. Risser Scholarship (1 available at $1,500) 

 
  1. Graduate or undergraduate student who is a resident of the State of Oklahoma, graduated from an Oklahoma High School and is a full-time, regularly enrolled student majoring in Plant Biology or Microbiology at the University of Oklahoma.
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  3. Scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis. Preference will be given to Kay County residents. 
 

Lois Pfiester Women in Science Scholarship (1 available at $750.00) 

 
  1. Recipient must be a regularly enrolled female graduate student working toward an advanced degree in the life sciences, with preference given to students working toward an advanced degree in Plant Biology and Microbiology.
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  3. Applicant must request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, preferably from the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology at the University of Oklahoma are required.
     
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  5. Scholarship is based on merit in both teaching and research, and will be awarded on a competitive basis.

 

For Microbiology Majors Only:

 

Harrison L. Chance Scholarship (1 available at $750.00 each) 

 
  1. Scholarship based on scholastic achievements, merit and need. 
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  3. Applicant must be a microbiology major with firm intentions of pursuing a career in microbiology. 
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  5. Applicant must be either an undergraduate or graduate student with preference given to undergraduates. 
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  7. Applicant must request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, preferably from the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology.  
     
 

Margaret Root McKinley Scholarship (1 available at $500.00)

 
  1. Applicant must be a full-time regularly enrolled undergraduate student in good academic standing, a microbiology major, a U.S. citizen, and hold a 3.0 GPA. 
  2. Applicant must request one letter of recommendation from a faculty member, preferably from the Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology.

 

Dr. Larry and Terri Cartmell Scholarship for Medical Technology (1 undergraduate award available at $1,500.00 each).
 

 
  1. Undergraduates must be Microbiology majors with 3.0 GPA or better with firm intentions of pursuing a career in the Medical Technology field.
  2. Award must be used in the recipient's senior year (applicants applying in junior year preferred).

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