William E. Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Departments: Biology Categories: Biology | Chemistry | Environmental Public Health | Geography and Anthropology | Geology
Amount One award of $500.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria

Awarded to students planning a career involving outdoor environment and/or conservation. Students with biology, environmental & public health, pre-forestry, conservation, geology with an environmental studies emphasis, hydrogeology or water chemistry emphasis, environmental geology and earth resources emphasis, earth science emphasis, geography resource management or land use emphasis or other majors, but with a keen interest in, and plans for, an outdoor, nature-related career are encouraged to apply.

Students should have financial need and academic promise, but not necessarily ranked near the top of his/her class.

The scholarship may be renewable in subsequent years as long as satisfactory academic progress is made while carrying a full-time academic load.

Application Procedure

Go to the Gold for Blugolds Scholarship Network. Complete the Biology Scholarship Application.

Selection Procedure Scholarship recipients will be selected by the Biology Scholarship Committee, which has faculty representation from the major subdisciplines of biology. Applications will be evaluated both in terms of their academic merit and their compatibility with award eligibility criteria.
Selection Deadline April 30
Notification An award letter will be sent to the recipient by the Biology chair. The annual recipient will be honored at the Biology department scholarship reception held in the spring.
Thank You The recipient should send a thank you note to Dale Hovland in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.