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Department of Biology at Illinois State University

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Funds

Barbara Bathe Award

Provides scholarships to undergraduates in the biology teacher-education program.

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Dr. David W. Borst, Jr., Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund

Annual scholarship awarded in memory of Dr. David W. Borst, Jr., to an undergraduate student conducting research in biology.

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Drs. H. Tak Cheung/Joni St. John Endowment for General Education Teaching Assistant Awards

Award to acknowledge the contributions of teaching assistants in BSC 101.

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H. Tak Cheung, Lauren Brown, Phi Sigma Student Publication Award

Award to acknowledge the contributions of students publishing in the scientific literature.

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Dr. John B. Colwell Scholarship

Provides recognition and reward to outstanding pre-medicine students.

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Carl and Maurice Cook Endowment

Provides scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in biology.

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Dr. Fred Gletten Memorial Scholarship

Supports students who intend to pursue a career in medicine or medical research.

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Dr. Robert H. Gray Biology/Ecology Scholarship

Supports graduate students studying in the areas of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Edward L. Mockford and Charles F. Thompson Summer Fellowships

Provides summer fellowships to M.S. and Ph.D. students in support of their thesis or dissertation research.

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Bohn Nielsen Healthcare Pre-Professional Scholarship

Supports juniors or seniors in the Healthcare Pre-professional Program.

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Omar Rilett Student Awards

Scholarships awarded in honor of Dr. R. Omar Rilett, Jr., to undergraduate and graduate students.

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Charlena Wallen Memorial Scholarship

Annual scholarship awarded in memory of Charlena Wallen to a student conducting research in Felmley Hall.

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Jack Ward Fund

Honors students for the service contributions to the School.

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Robert D. Weigel Fund

Provides research grants to undergraduate and graduate students in support of their research.

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