Robinson Scholarship Requirements

Sid Robinson Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Jean Robinson Peters to honor the memory of her father, Sid Robinson, an Olympic track star who became an internationally famous exercise and environmental physiologist. The scholarship was first awarded in 2016.


Students must have a declared major in the IUB Department of Biology, be at least sophomores in the Fall 2018 semester, and have a minimum GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Note: Application for this award is by invitation only to College of Arts and Sciences Direct Admit Students who have a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology.


$4,000 and might be renewable for two additional academic years, provided the student remains in good academic standing and is making progress towards the degree.

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.

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.