Mower Scholarship Requirements

Alfred Parson Mower Scholarship

Established by Tracy L. Lawhon Parrott in 2011 in memory of her grandfather, Alfred Parson Mower, who funded her undergraduate education.


Open to select undergraduate students with a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology.

Candidates must be U.S. residents, be entering their Junior or Senior year, and must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 and a science GPA of 3.0 or better. Not sure you are a U.S. resident? See the Rules Determining Resident and Nonresident Student Status on the Registrar’s website.



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.

Application instructions Application form Submit your application

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.