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Science Education Scholarships

In order to apply for any of the science education scholarships, complete the 2019 EMU Science Education Scholarship Application The first round of applications are due on February 22. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis thereafter. It is better to apply early to ensure that funds are available. 

  • The Fred C. and Ford R. Bryan Scholarship for Teaching Science: This scholarship is for students who intend to teach natural or physical sciences at the middle or high school level. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Awards may also be made to in-service natural or physical science teachers taking undergraduate biology classes at Fish Lake or the EMU Parsons Center.
  • Suzanne Stevens Scholarship for Teaching: This scholarship is intended for students with a science education major or minor with preference given to students returning to school after an absence or after a career change and to students planning to teach or teaching science at the elementary or middle school level.
  • Mary Goddard Scholarship: This scholarship is intended for students with a who plan to teach biology or general science or plan a career in biological research. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 overall and 3.5 in biology or elementary science is required. The student must have 72 hours earned college credit with at least 45 hours earned at EMU. Biology majors and minors must have a minimum of 18 hours of biology. Elementary science majors must have 18 hours in the Elementary Integrated Science Program with at least 6 hours in biology.

The Biology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold