Scholarships

COS scholarships are awarded to students who have at least one semester or more of COS coursework and who meet the appropriate criteria. Scholarships are awarded in the spring semester to be used the following academic year.

Contact MU Financial Aid Office (800/438-5389 or 304/696-3162) concerning general scholarships..

Available to COS Students

Contact: College of Science Associate Dean (304/696-2372)

  • James H. Debord Memorial Scholarship. Science and Math scholarship shared with the College of Business and Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Gene Kuhn Memorial Scholarship. $250 scholarship for a full-time, incoming or established undergraduate student who has demonstrated financial need. Recipient must be a West Virginia resident and have a 2.9 or better GPA.
  • Anna V. Love Scholarship. Recipient shall be a full-time, undergraduate student in COS who has demonstrated financial need. First preference shall be given to graduates of Cabell Midland High School, Ona, WV.
  • Jane Whitley Mittendorf. Shared between Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Lab, Geology, and Physics.

Biology Majors

Contact: Biology Department at 304/696-3148
  • Dr. Charles J. Gould Jr. Botany Scholarship/Travel Award. Awarded by the Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences in cooperation with the Office of Student Financial Assistance to a graduate or undergraduate student with a Botany major.
  • Shelba Glenn Pew Research Fund. Award is for stipends or expenses to support travel for research activities in the COS areas of Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. Recipient shall be a full-time undergraduate, graduate, or faculty member in COS. Priority given to students.
  • Tuition Wavers (pdf)

Chemistry Majors

Notices for all of these are posted several weeks prior to selection on doors on the 4th floor, usually around the beginning of March. Applications are in the Chemistry office, but will not be distributed until the notices go up. Contact: Chemistry Department at 304/696-2430.

  • The Gary D. Anderson Scholarship. Awarded annually to a chemistry major.
  • The Paul and Catherine Babb Scholarship. Awarded annually to a chemistry major and provides assistance towards that student's academic expenses.
  • Brammer Brothers Scholarship. Provides in-state tuition assistance and fees assistance to an out-of-state chemistry major student.
  • The Gamma Eta Scholar Award. Awarded annually to a member of Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity based a combination of scholarly excellence and active participation in the Gamma Eta chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma.
  • Bernard L. and Sylvia Rosen Miller Memorial. Recipient shall be a full-time, undergraduate student in COS who has a Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Physics major.

For more information, see http://www.marshall.edu/chemistry/scholarships.asp.

Geology Majors

Contact: Geology Department at 304/696-6720
  • Robert E. Fox Geology Field Camp Endowment
  • Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Hooser Scholarship
  • Tuition Waiver for fall semester

Integrated Science & Technology Majors

Contact: Integrated Science & Technology Department at 304/696-6498

  • Shelba Glenn Pew Research Fund. Award is for stipends or expenses to support travel for research activities in the COS areas of Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology. Recipient shall be a full-time undergraduate, graduate, or faculty member in COS. Priority given to students.

Mathematics Majors

Contaact: Mathematics Department at 304/696-6482
  • Student of the Year
  • Graduate of the Year

Physics Majors

Contact: The Marshall University Foundation, Inc. at 866/308-1346

  • A. Dixon Callihan, Donald C. Martin and Ralph P. Hron Memorial Physics Scholarship
  • Dr. Thomas J. and Mary A. Manakkil Memorial Scholarship

Minority Students

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