Eigenmann Biology Scholarship Requirements

Carl H. Eigenmann Biology Scholarship

Dr. Carl H. Eigenmann was a distinguished researcher of fishes and evolution. Unofficially known as the Eigenman/Eiler Fellowship, the Eigenmann Biology Scholarship is a bequest of Eigenmann's daughter, Adele Rosa Eiler, M.D., who died in 1978.

Eligibility

IUB Department of Biology graduate students.

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To get started, you must initiate a general application by answering 7 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.

To be considered for Biology awards, you must complete a Conditional Application after you have completed the general application. This application requires you to upload a current CV, a personal statement, and the email address of your advisor who will supply a letter of recommendation.

Some awards may require additional application materials to be submitted. IU Scholarships will notify you if you are eligible for awards that require an additional application.

Recommendations

Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Student applicants provide the name and email address of the recommender as part of their scholarship/fellowship applications. Recommenders will receive an email notification from the IU awards application system with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation.

Student awards ceremony

Recipients of this award will be recognized at a student awards ceremony to be held on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. in Biology Bldg. A100.