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Deadline for Receipt of All Application Materials: 11:59 PM, Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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The J. O. and V. H. Edson Scholarship

Through the generosity of the Edson family, the KU Undergraduate Biology Program will present a scholarship to an outstanding KU sophomore, junior, or senior majoring in biology. Past awards have ranged from $900 to $2,000.

Eligibility: Students who graduated from any high school in Johnson County, Kansas (include name of school in your essay), who currently are majoring in biology (any degree offered by the Undergraduate Biology Program), and who will be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the Fall 2020 semester (this award is offered only in even years) are eligible for this scholarship.

To apply, please submit the following (in addition to the required information in the above application form):
Essay written by the applicant explaining his/her interest in biology, past accomplishments, and career goals

Required - Accepted file types: .pdf, .doc, .docx
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: txt rtf pdf doc docx.
Required - Your recommendation letter writer will receive an automatically generated email after you click the “Submit” button at the bottom of this form. Please communicate with your letter writer prior to submitting your application so that they know they will receive an email for each award/scholarship to which you apply.

Receipt of All Application Materials: 11:59 PM, Tuesday, April 21, 2020.

You may address questions to: Trevor Rivers, Academic Program Associate, Undergraduate Biology Program, 2019 Haworth Hall, (trivers@ku.edu)

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