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Graduate Scholarships

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My Gift to Biology

Your generosity fosters unique research and teaching experiences for students in the Department of Biology at Utah State University. Gifts provide invaluable academic experience of hands-on research opportunity, personalized faculty mentoring, and rare opportunities to present research at national and international meeting for undergraduate and graduate students.

WAYS TO GIVE

ONLINE: Use secure online form on this page

MAIL: Make checks payable to: Department of Biology. Specify the scholarship, fund, or award of your choice and provide your contact details.

Department of Biology
ATTN: Nancy Kay Pierson
5305 Old Main Hill
Logan UT 84322-5305

PAYROLL DEDUCTION: USU Employees may click here to complete payroll deduction gift forms.

CREDIT CARD BY PHONE: To make a credit card gift by phone, call the USU Advancement Services toll free at 1-888-OLD-MAIN (653-6246) or direct at 435-797-1327. Please have your credit card number, expiration date, address, phone number and gift designation ready.

If youd like to have a conversation about your gift, please contact Nancy Kay Pierson, 435-797-1770, nancykay.pierson@usu.edu

 


Established in loving memory of Matt Del Grosso who died in a hiking accident in Green Canyon near North Logan on 21 May 2015. Funded by family, friends, colleagues, and the Department of Biology, this award honors Matt’s passion and love of travel and research. This award provides funding for field research expenses, including equipment, fees, employees, or field related travel expense, for graduate students in the Department of Biology. Funds are especially targeted toward an exceptional graduate student with a well-defined field research proposal and budget. Preference is given to international field research proposals.

This award is made possible from a generous bequest from the estate of Joseph Greaves and was established to honor his contribution and legacy to USU. Dr. Greaves graduated from USU with a BS degree in 1904 when USU was the Agricultural Collage of Utah. he was then a faculty member here from 1911 until 1946 where he was affiliated with the Departments of Chemistry and Bacteriology. Dr. Greaves was recognized as one of the world's leading soil bacteriologists. Recipients must be Department of Biology graduate students demonstrating consistent high academic achievement. Joseph E. Greaves Graduate Scholars must be registered for a minimum of 3 credits the term the scholarship is awarded. Funds are to aid the recipient in the pursuit of studies and may be used for funding summer field research, tuition, fees, and other expenses related to the recipient’s degree program. Funds are awarded through the USU Scholarship system and will be applied to the Scholar’s account for the term awarded.

Established in memory of the late department head, Datus M. Hammond. Awards are based on scholarship, character, and professional promise and may be used on approved purchase of equipment or travel expenses to the field or research site, or other expenses directly related to the student's research project.

Established by Trustee Professor and Dean Jim and Patty MacMahon to assist future generations of graduate student studying ecology in the Department of Biology. Awarded funds can be used for approved purchase of equipment, travel expenses to the field or research site, or other expenses directly related to the student's research project.

Established by Ivan G. Palmblad, Professor Emeritus, for exceptional graduate students studying in the field of ecology in the Department of Biology. Awarded funds may be used for approved purchase of equipment, travel expenses to the field of research site, or other expenses directly related to the student’s research project.

 

 

Joseph E. Greaves Endowed Scholarship

Rachel Buck
Sammy Cowell
Mallory Hagadorn
Julia Kelso
Sylvia Kinosian
Geoff Smith
Kathryn Weglarz

James A. and Patricia A. MacMahon Endowed Ecology Graduate Student Research Award

Dylan Hopkins
Alexandre Rego

Datus M. Hammond Graduate Scholarship

Elisa Lauritzen

Ivan J. Palmblad Graduate Research Award

Samridhi Chaturvedi

Matt Del Grosso Endowed Graduate Research Award

Kate Hunter


Joseph E. Greaves Endowed Scholarship

Rachel Buck
Sammy Cowell
Mallory Hagadorn
Julia Kelso
Sylvia Kinosian
Geoff Smith
Kathryn Weglarz

James A. and Patricia A. MacMahon Endowed Ecology Graduate Student Research Award

Dylan Hopkins
Alexandre Rego

Datus M. Hammond Graduate Scholarship

Elisa Lauritzen

Ivan J. Palmblad Graduate Research Award

Samridhi Chaturvedi

Matt Del Grosso Endowed Graduate Research Award

Kate Hunter


Joseph E. Greaves Endowed Scholarship

Rachel Buck
Sammy Cowell
Mallory Hagadorn
Julia Kelso
Sylvia Kinosian
Geoff Smith
Kathryn Weglarz

James A. and Patricia A. MacMahon Endowed Ecology Graduate Student Research Award

Dylan Hopkins
Alexandre Rego

Datus M. Hammond Graduate Scholarship

Elisa Lauritzen

Ivan J. Palmblad Graduate Research Award

Samridhi Chaturvedi