This scholarship was established in 1989 by the Blatchley Nature Study Club of Noblesville, Indiana.
Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship Requirements
IUB Department of Biology graduate students in Plant Biology or Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior.
Candidates should be in good academic standing and have financial need. First preference is given to qualified candidates who have Indiana residency. Not sure you are a resident? See the Rules Determining Resident and Nonresident Student Status on the Registrar’s website.
Recipient MUST be willing to prepare and present a program to the club at a mutually agreed upon time, usually the following spring.
Award amounts vary from year to year. Most Department of Biology awards are between $500 and $3000; a few are larger.
How to apply
Application deadline: Has been extended to February 15, 2021.
Application materials will include a minimum of your curriculum vitae and a letter of recommendation.
Additional application materials for this award:
Submit a brief description of your research.
One letter of recommendation must be submitted by the applicant’s major research professor.
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To get started, you must initiate a general application by answering 5 required questions and electronically signing before submitting. The application contains many questions designed for undergraduate applicants to IU. Continuing undergraduate and graduate students need only complete the required pieces. The general application may be created at any time during the academic year.
For Biology awards, you must upload a current CV, a personal statement, and the email address of a faculty member who will supply a letter of recommendation. Refer to specific awards for additional required materials.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Submit graduate student award recommendations and nominations via the graduate advising office dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award will be recognized at an online student awards ceremony at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 29, 2021.