George & Geraldine Rossman Fund for the Physical & Biologica

Departments: College of Arts and Sciences Categories: Biology | Chemistry | Geography and Anthropology | Geology | Materials Science | Physics and Astronomy | Research
Amount One award of $1,300.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria This is an interdisciplinary, merit-based scholarship that was created to support undergraduate students in the physical or biological sciences: biology, chemistry, materials science, geography, geology or physics and astronomy. It can also be used to support undergraduate researchers chosen on the basis of academic merit and research aptitude.
Application Procedure The chair of each department/program should make sure the scholarship opportunity is announced to their majors by mid-February. Application forms should be made available in the department/program office or sent via email from the department/program office. These offices may also make the application available on their website.
Application Deadline Application forms must be returned to the department/program office of the student's major by the third Friday in March.
Selection Procedure The chair of each department will select two finalists from all of the applications received in their department/program. The A&S dean's office will be notified of the two finalists from each department/program by April 1st, and a copy of the finalist's application form should be forwarded to them. One packet of finalists' applications should be sent to each of the chairs for final ranking. The College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship Committee composed of the chairs of the departments involved, and chaired by the dean or the dean's designee, will meet in early April to select the overall finalist for the award.
Selection Deadline Early April. The announcement of the recipient should coincide with Honors Week, with the recipient being recognized at the Honors Week event of the department/program of their major.
Notification The dean will notify the recipient by letter and submit a scholarship award form to the Financial Aid office.
Thank You A thank you note should be sent to George Rossman in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.