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Biology Scholarships

 Arnesen Biology Scholarship

 Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled student who plans to continue at Harper through the next Fall semester.

  • Completed two science classes (including one Biology class) by the end of the Spring semester

  • "B" average in science classes.

  • Must submit an essay discussing interest in biology and educational goals.

  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members, one of which needs to be from a Harper faculty member.

 Applicant MUST submit:

  • Scholarship application.

  • Brief essay detailing interest in biology and educational goals.

  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members, one of which needs to be from a Harper faculty member.

Transcripts of courses taken, especially in reference to science courses (unofficial transcripts will be accepted).

 

Environmental Biology Scholarship Fund

Requirements:

  • New or returning Harper College student who has demonstrated commitment to the study of environmental, ecological or botanical studies

  • GPA from high school or the previous semester in a post-secondary institution must be 2.5 or higher

  • MUST be enrolled at Harper College the semester in which you will receive this award or you will not receive the award in its entirety

 Supplemental Questions:

  1. Are you committed to studying environmental, ecological or botanical studies?

  2. If you answered yes, please briefly describe your commitment to the study of environmental, ecological or botanical studies.

  3. Are you a member of any environmental, ecological or botanical clubs or organizations? If yes, please list them here:

  4. Have you taken any courses in the environmental, ecological or botanical fields? If so, please list them here:

  5. Please submit a letter of recommendation from a science faculty member from any educational institution or a direct supervisor in the sciences related field.

One award will be given out each academic year in the Spring semester. Please see the Financial Aid Office for more information.