William J. Tatum Scholarship Undergraduate Requirements

William J. Tatum Scholarship

Established in 2002 by the late William J. Tatum, who served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and completed his education at Indiana University thanks to the G.I. Bill. Mr. Tatum earned two degrees from Indiana University: B.S. Educ. 1961 Biological Sciences and Master of Art for Teachers 1966 Biology. He taught biology and general science to seventh and eighth graders in Bloomington-area schools throughout his career. Mr. Tatum hoped his scholarship would serve to encourage new generations of science students, and he had the pleasure of seeing six students awarded the Tatum Scholarship before his death at the age of 81.


Any undergraduate who has a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology.


GPA of 3.5 or better. Must have demonstrated financial need.