The Department of Biology is seeking applications for the inaugural John C. Hanes Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is open to any junior or senior who has a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology (Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or Molecular Life Sciences Developmental & Cellular Biology Track) and a GPA of 3.3 or better at the start of the fall semester, are premed students, and have science research experience.
Preference will be given to students with an interest in gastrointestinal and/or liver cancer research, early detection, treatment, or potential cure while pursuing future medical education. Award will be $1000 split between Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.
Please submit a resume and personal statement, combined into one document, at https://biology.indiana.edu/faculty-intranet/forms/hanes-scholarship-application.html by September 27th, 2021.
A recommendation letter from your science faculty or postdoc research mentor is also requested and must be submitted separately by your mentor. Be sure to discuss this first with your mentor to be sure they can provide you with a recommendation by September 27th. Recommendation letters from graduate students will not be accepted. On the application form you will be asked to submit the name of your faculty mentor and they will be emailed the link to submit the recommendation.