Eigenmann Scholarship Requirements

Carl H. Eigenmann Scholarship

Dr. Eigenmann was a distinguished researcher of fishes and evolution. The scholarship is a bequest of his daughter, Adele Rosa Eiler, who died in 1978.


Any undergraduate with a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology who is interested in zoological or other biological research. Must have a GPA above 3.3 as well as a sincere interest in biology. Research, academic, or professional application is essential.



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_2019.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2019.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.

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Recommendations and nominations

Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.

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Student awards ceremony

Recipients of this award will be recognized at a student awards ceremony held on Friday, April 26, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall A100.