This scholarship was established in 1989 by the Blatchley Nature Study Club of Noblesville, Indiana.
Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship Requirements
Juniors with a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology who plan to apply to a graduate Plant Biology or Ecology and Evolutionary Biology degree program. Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply.
Serious candidates should have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 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. (Research conducted through Biology X490 or its equivalent could provide material for this.)
How to apply
Application deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018.
Submit all materials listed on the application instructions.
Additional application materials for this award:
Include a brief description of your research.
A letter of support must be submitted separately by a faculty member.
Save the application form to your computer. Fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. (Acrobat Pro may be downloaded for free from under the "Design & Production" section of IUWare.) Choose "Save as" and rename your completed form as your Lastname_firstname_2018.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2018.pdf). Mac users: Please take the extra step of opening your completed form in Preview, select "print," and then use the "Save as PDF" option to resave the form to ensure your application is readable in Windows.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award will be recognized at a student awards ceremony held on Friday, April 27, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall A100.