Mason Biology SMSC Scholarship
Undergraduate Award Application
The Department of Biology is pleased to announce a scholarship program for undergraduates who enroll in the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC).
The Department of Biology will provide two scholarships for up to $5,000 in individual support, applicable to tuition, room and board, to support students in SMSC’s prestigious academic and field programs in conservation biology. These pilot scholarship awards will be made to students enrolled in the Smithsonian-Mason Semester in fall 2017 or spring 2018. Scholarship support will be awarded to qualified students who aspire to work in applied conservation and resource management and who seek to expand their knowledge and academic preparation to meet the biodiversity conservation needs of today and tomorrow.
The Scholarship is limited to students who have already been accepted into the program, for the semester in which the scholarship would be awarded. Other eligibility requirements include:
- Majoring in Biology at George Mason University
- Submission of the required application and supporting materials
- Written acceptance of scholarship and enrollment deposit ($500) to be made within three business days of award notification.
Interested students should submit the online application [SEE BELOW] and associated material by October 12, 2017.
You will receive an e-mail confirming your successful completion and submission of your application with all requested documents.
The scholarship awardee(s) for spring 2018 will be announced on October 20, 2017. All applicants will also be informed of their scholarship status by email.