UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Scholarships

Biology Scholarships and Recipients

Dr. Lori L. Bents and Dr. Virginia Akins Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship supports a student enrolled in a Pre-Health Professions track.

Priority preference will be given to a student pursuing Pre-Chiropractic studies, a student with a cumulative GPA between 3.0 and 3.5, and a student who is involved in student activities and community service.

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Molly Prior

2016-2017

Kerstin Strosahl

2015-2016

Catherine La Count

John Butler Scholarships

UWRF graduate, John E. Butler, Ph.D., provides several unique scholarships for biology majors. Please see the John E. Butler Scholarship page for more information.

James Ellison Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports an entering sophomore, junior or senior student with a Pre-Medicine major. Apply

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Selena Neidermyer

2017-2018

Shiza Idrees

2016-2017

Micah Ombeo

2015-2016

Chiara Andahazy

Kettlekamp/Lieneman Endowed Scholarship

This scholarship supports a student with a Biology major. Apply

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Alanna Bram

2017-2018

Lauren McNair

2016-2017

Nicole Hinsch

2015-2016

Emily Sirek

Freeman Drug Company Annual Scholarship

This scholarship supports a student majoring in a Pre-Health Professions track. Apply

  • Student must be entering their junior year
  • Must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA

Preference will be given to a student in the Pre-Pharmacy program.

Recipients

 
2018-2019

Selena Neider

2017-2018

Jake Woodruff

2016-2017

Mariah Cooper

2015-2016

Elizabeth Rowe

Dr. Thomas G. Kliszcz Scholarship

This scholarship supports a sophomore, junior or senior student who is either a Pre-Dental or Pre-Pharmacy major. Apply

  • Student must demonstrate potential for Dental School or Pharmacy School admission
  • Must have earned at least 32 credits by the start of the sophomore year
  • Must plan to attain a degree from UWRF
Recipients
 
2018-2019

Emily Hong

2017-2018

Alanna Bram

2015-2016

Louis Musser

 

Dr. Martin and Joyce Laakso Scholarship

This scholarship supports an entering sophomore with a major in the Life Sciences (biology) area. Student may be eligible for the scholarship for more than one year, but must submit a new application to be considered. Apply

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Kiley Jones

2017-2018

John Lowery

2016-2017

Olivia Yue

2015-2016

Brittany BergLaura RobeyAbigail Veloske

 

Dr. Catharine Lieneman Scholarship

This scholarship supports an entering senior student (90 credits completed) with a Biology major. Apply

  • Student must have a demonstrated interest in Botany or its closely related areas
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
Recipients
 
2018-2019

Megan DennisStephanie Szura

2017-2018

James CorbettMiranda Martin

2016-2017

Ryan PeroMagdalene White

2015-2016

Emma EasterlySamantha Grzybowski

Dr. Clifford A. Olson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports an entering junior or senior student with a Pre-Medicine major. Apply

  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5

Preference will be given to a graduate of a high school in Pierce or St. Croix counties in Wisconsin.

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Selena Neider

2017-2018

Anna Lowery

2016-2017

Andrea Cronk

2015-2016

Chiara Andahazy

Jason Staszko Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing Pre-Medical program coursework or plans to pursue a future career in the medical field upon leaving UW-River Falls. Apply

  • Student must be entering their Junior or Senior year with a minimum GPA of 3.20
  • Preference given to those students who demonstrate a strong commitment to campus and community involvement, including extra-curricular activities
Recipients
 
2018-2019

Ashley Lozano

2016-2017

Anna Lowery

2015-2016

Ryan Kusilek

Timothy Regan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports entering sophomore, junior, or senior students in the pre-veterinary medicine program. Apply

  • Preference will be given to Chemistry and Biology majors
Recipients
 
2018-2019

Alan Hehr

2017-2018

Allison Potocnik

2016-2017

Allison Potocnik

2015-2016

Zachary De Moulin

Gary A. and Emogene J. Thibodeau Scholarship

This scholarship supports an entering junior or senior with a Biology major. Apply

  • Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Student must have demonstrated financial need
Recipients
 
2018-2019

Ashley LozanoBrooke Webster

2017-2018

Jonathan AiuppaTiffany Stocks

2016-2017

Mariah CooperCharles Hayes

2015-2016

Jamie Bucholz

Dr. Henry Tranmal Biology Scholarship

This scholarship supports sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate students pursuing a degree in Biology who plans to continue at UWRF. Apply

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Olivia Yue

2017-2018

Morley StrussBrooke WebsterOlivia Yue

2016-2017

Jamie BucholzClayton Windsor

2015-2016

Nicole HinschLindsey KnoppsAnna Lowery

Vibrant Health Family Clinics Scholarship

This scholarship supports a full-time entering sophomore, junior or senior undergraduate student with a Biology major. Apply

  • Student must have a Pre-Medical emphasis within the Biomedical Option of the Biology Major
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75
  • Student must show promise of excellence in the field

This award can only be received once.

Recipients
 
2018-2019

Shiza Idrees

2017-2018

Theresa Lusk

2016-2017

Negar Ghanean

2015-2016

Charles Hayes