William Hill Marine Biology Scholarship

William Hill Marine Biology Scholarship

 

Eligibility:

Junior or Senior currently enrolled in the Zoology program at SIUC.

Minimum GPA 3.0

Completed or currently enrolled in Zoology 385, Introduction to Marine Biology.

Award:

Up to $3000 applied towards tuition, room, and board for attending a credit-generating field course taken at Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) the summer following the award.

 

To Apply:

  1. Complete an SIU General Scholarship Application through the financial aid office
  2. Send a resume or cv, unofficial transcript, and letter of interest (2 pages maximum) describing academic and career goals including a description of how taking one or more courses at GCRL would advance those goals to:

Dr. Ed Heist

Department of Zoology

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

1125 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL

62901-6510

edheist@siu.edu

 

Electronic submission preferred.  Submit application by March 1.  Applications will be judged by a committee of Zoology faculty based on academic performance in courses including Zoology 385, extracurricular activity, and the suitability of a GCRL field course for the student’s academic and professional goals.  Award will be announced by April 1 and will be paid directly to GCRL to offset expenses for enrolling in a summer course.