Attention Biology Majors who
are currently doing, or have done, undergraduate research!
Scholarship, available to biology majors, is in memory of Dhimitra S. Davenport-Hopkins, a 1975 graduate in Biology. This
award honors Dhimitra's love of biology and her enthusiasm for
sharing her broad range of interests and knowledge with her
students. Two scholarships,
each $2000, will be awarded each year.
Recipients of this award must
be a biology major of at least
sophomore standing, with a minimum GPA of 2.8, active in
undergraduate research, and recommended by a faculty
member. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated
The application deadline for
will be March 1,
Graduating seniors (May 2013)
are not eligible for this award. The application packet must
include: 1) A CV or
resume, 2) an essay addressing your
goals as a biologist, and 3) a letter of recommendation from a
Biology faculty member (in a sealed envelope
with a signature on the seal). Please
combine all materials in a manila envelope.
The essay should include the
Your background in biology, including why you
chose biology as your major.
Describe the research you have conducted at
SU and what you have learned.
Address your future goals as a biologists
1. Biology Major
standing (completed at least 30 credits)
3. Completion of
Biology 210 and Chemistry 121
4. Active in
5. Financial need
Please bring your completed
application packet (CV, essay, and letter of recommendation) to Sandy
Ramses in the Biology office (HS 230 F).
Please combine all materials in a manila envelope.
questions to Dr. Kimberly Hunter,