At the Top

Top science students Natural Science Department and with professional scientists.

Students may work for the Natural Science Department as tutors, lab assistants and research assistants.

The internship/mentoring program for Science Fellows offers students the opportunity to work with scientists at widely recognized scientific organizations and, in turn, tutor other science students.

 

Biology and Environmental Science Fellows Scholarship Program

The Biology and Environmental Sciences Fellows Scholarship Program provides an enriching environment to selected students majoring in biology or environmental science. Students receive a $3,000 stipend each year in the program provided that they meet the requirements.

Those students who are chosen for the program will build close relationships with science faculty and fellow students as they serve the Natural Science Department during their four years of study Opportunities for working on research, as lab assistants, and tutors are just some of the possibilities that this program offers. Fellows also work on a group research project.

Fellow must complete nine to 10 hours of service per week to the Natural Science Department to receive the scholarship. Students must complete an off-campus internship during one summer, and they must also maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA.

To become a fellow you must have an ACT score of 25 or higher; be in the top 20 percent of your high school graduating class; and have a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher.

 

Council for Environmental Awareness (CEA)

All interested students have the opportunity to participate in CEA activities which are not only fun, but address and raise environmental issues and awareness. The CEA is in charge of the campus-wide recycling program.