Scholarship

College of Science  Scholarships

Scholarship information for College of Science students.


Application, Current Resume and Essay submitted by student.
*Faculty letter of support submitted by faculty.*
Email to :  2submit@rit.edu  by 11:59 pm Monday, March 31, 2014

Please submit documents named as follows (pdf format required, labeled with student’s last name):

1. Lastname_application.pdf

2. Lastname_resume.pdf

3. Lastname_essay.pdf

4. Lastname_letter.pdf  *to be submitted by faculty*


Failure to meet the application deadline or incomplete applications are disqualified.

NOTE: Application qualifications are different for each award.
           Please apply only to those awards for which you qualify.


 

1. The College of Science Alumni Endowed Academic Scholarship was established in 2004. The award was created to recognize those College of Science students who demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities. 

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a graduate or undergraduate student enrolled full-time in RIT’s College of Science.
  • Must demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities.
  • Must be a student in good academic standing.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Essay Requirements:

Briefly tell us about your achievements (no more than 500 words, or one 8½ x 11'' page in MS Word).

Include the following topics:

a. Why do you feel you are qualified for this award?

b. How has your leadership involvement  and/or community service impacted upon your own personal development and the enhancement of campus life at RIT?

c. What skills have you utilized in your community service or leadership position(s)?

d. What significant contributions have you been able to make in your service/leadership role? To your organization? To your executive board members or your committee members?

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2. The Astellas USA Foundation Scholarship in Biological Sciences was established in 2012. The award was created to engage women in the sciences and mathematics, chemistry and biochemistry programs offering students the opportunity to understand the phenomena that affect nearly every aspect of our lives and environment.  

Applicant Qualifications

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student majoring in biology or biotechnology.
  • Must have sophomore or junior status.
  • Must have demonstrated financial need.
  • Must be a student in good academic standing.
  • Must have apparent community service and interest in pursuing a science-related career.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA.

Essay Requirements:

Briefly tell us about your community service activities and interest in pursuing a science-related career (no more than 500 words, or one 8½ x 11'' page in MS Word).

Include the following topics:

a. Why do you feel you are qualified for this award?

b. How has your community service impacted upon your own personal development and the enhancement?

c. What skills have you utilized in your community service position(s)?

d. What are your science-related career goals?

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Selection Process:

1. Upon review of all required information the selection committee (established by the College of Science Dean) will make the final selection of  recipient(s).

2. Notification to applicants will be made by mid May.

3. The amount of the award will be applied to the student’s institute account for support of his/her educational needs beginning in the fall.