Awards and Scholarships (Science-Oriented)
For a comprehensive list of scholarships and other financial aid resources,
please go to Student Financial Services.
Muskingum University Science Division Scholarship - $1,000-$2,000 per year
An academic scholarship directed toward outstanding students pursuing a degree in the natural and physical sciences.
To be considered for the Science Division Scholarship, a student must:
- Be admitted to Muskingum University as a full-time student.
- Show evidence of outstanding scholarship in terms of academic grades, class standing and
performance on the ACT/SAT
- Present an essay (200-500 words) describing interest in science, experience in science related
activities, and career goals.
- Show participation in extra-curricular activities. Activities which demand thought, repetition, and
perfection of technique will receive special positive attention.
- Submit a letter of recommendation from a high school science teacher.
- Interview with a member of the Science Division faculty.
- Submit the Science Division Scholarship Application Form (attached).
*Materials must be submitted by March 1 of the student's senior year in high school.
The Gill Scholarship - The Dr. A. Bruce Gill, M.D. and Mabel Woodrow Gill Endowment Fund for Science
2011 - 2012 Gill Scholar: Jendy Weppler
2010 - 2011 Gill Scholar: Emily Boothby
2009 - 2010 Gill Scholar: Chip Halko
2008 - 2009 Gill Scholar: Trevor Lutz
2007 - 2008 Gill Scholar: Mai Dang
2006 - 2007 Gill Scholar: Craig J. Miller
The Gill Scholarship is is a need-based award that applies to vet school, dentistry, and med school. Students are nominated by science faculty early in the Spring Semester. Faculty reserves the right to not grant an award during a given year.
- A minimum of 3.5 GPA overall.
- A University academic record indicating timely progress toward the fulfillment of the requirements for medical school.
- Must be majoring in biology, chemistry, or physics.
- Must demonstrate active involvement with the community.
- Junior preferred.
The Carolyn and Glenn Hodges Student Research Fund
The Carolyn and Glenn Hodges Student Research Fund provides funding for undergraduate student research under the guidance of faculty mentors. Funds are requested by completing an Undergraduate Research Prospectus that is evaluated by faculty. The deadline for submitting the prospectus is November 30 at 12:00 p.m.. A report that include budget expenditures and a project summary is due by May 1 of the academic year of the project.
The Carolyn and Glenn Hodges Student Research Awards Fund
The Carolyn and Glenn Hodges Student Research Awards Fund provides funding for awards for excellence in undergraduate student research presentations and posters during Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Week.
The Ohio Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Scholarship Program
$1,250 two year programs and $2,500 for four or five year programs, non-renewable.
Deadline is June 1, 2007 (Mail, first class, postmarked by June 1, 2007)
These merit based, nonrenewable, scholarships will be given to undergraduate
students admitted to Ohio state or private universities and universities who can
demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to careers in environmental sciences or
environmental engineering. Students must be in the final year of the program by the autumn
term. Awardees will be selected by an Academy appointed panel using a blind review process.
Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, personal protection equipment, tools,
instruments and field equipment but not housing.
Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show 2006 Scholarship
Awarded to an Ohio resident, junior level or above, attending an Ohio University or University and majoring in geology, minerology, paleontology, or earth science education. Applications are available in Student Financial Services and must be postmarked by February 15, 2006.