Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science.

The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

Contact

Email: Leah Perkins at scholarship@novusbio.com

Call 303-730-1950

Read our FAQs

Winners

All winners are contacted and notified following the closing of the application deadline. View past winners.

Deadline

Submit your application by December 13, 2018 12 p.m. MST

Applicant Information

Mailing Address

Academic Information

We only accept applicants who are currently enrolled/accepted at a university. If selected, the funds are sent directly to the university listed in the application to disperse.

Application Materials

Please upload the acceptance letter from the University/program you are currently accepted/enrolled in. An official or unofficial transcript will be adequate in lieu of acceptance letter.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest.
Submit a 200 character (including spaces) statement on what you believe is the biggest hurdle for people working in your specific field of interest and why.
I certify that this application and all of the supporting documents is accurate and complete. I understand that if selected for an award, I may be required to provide proof of the information stated on this form. If selected to receive an award, I agree that the applicant’s name, photo, award amount, may be used in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter) issued by Novus Biologicals.
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Scholarship Details

Scholarship Program Frequently Asked Questions:
How to apply
  • Fill out the scholarship application form
  • Upload the acceptance letter from the University/program you are currently accepted/enrolled in
  • Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest
  • Submit a 200 character (including spaces) statement on what you believe is the biggest hurdle for people working in your specific field of interest and why
Eligibility
  • Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma)
  • Open worldwide
Announcement
  • Deadline for this application is December 13, 2018 12 p.m. MST
  • Finalist will be notified the following week
  • Winners will be announced via our social media pages (Facebook / Twitter)
Questions
Deadline
  • Applications must be submitted by December 13, 2018 for the Spring 2019 Novus Biologicals Scholarship
FAQs
  • I am a high school student and am still awaiting on admission to a university. Can I still apply?
    • If selected we apply the funds directly to the university listed in the application. If you cannot provide one by the application deadline we recommend that you apply for next semester’s scholarship. 
       
  • I am not sure if my major will qualify. What majors are eligible? 
    • All science related majors are eligible (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Engineering etc.). 
       
  • When will you send me the check if I am selected as the winner?
    • If selected, we will send the check directly to the university listed in the application to disperse. 
       
  • Can the money be used towards room/board and personal expenses?
    • We send the check directly to the university listed in the application to disperse the check. 
       
  • I already have a degree. Can I apply for this scholarship?
    • Yes! You may apply for this scholarship to further pursue your science-related education.
       
  • Do you require any English certifications to apply for the scholarship?
    • No
       
  • My payment for school is coming up. Can you let me know if I have been selected before the deadline?
  • Unfortunately, no  
     
  • I don’t have a declared major. Can I still apply for this scholarship?
    • Yes, as part of the written statement you can explain what you plan to do in the future with your degree to advance science. 
       
  • Will you help me get to the United States?
    • No, we only offer the scholarship 
       
  • Is there a GPA requirement?
    • No
  • Congrats To Our Recipients!

    Michelle Fall 2018 Winner

    Congratulations to Michelle Malinowski from Rutgers University!

    Carussa Spring 2018 Winner

    Congratulations to Carissa Smith from Point Loma Nazarene University!

    Dominique Fall 2017 Winner

    Congratulations to Dominique Edwards from Johns Hopkins University!

    gwenny Spring 2017 Winner Congratulations to Gwenny Go from Villanova University!
    Salma Fall 2016 Winner Congratulations to Amy Westlund from the University of Guelph!
    Salma Spring 2016 Winner Congratulations to Andrew Braun from West Virginia University!
    Salma Fall 2015 Winner Congratulations to Salma Ayoub from the University of Texas at Austin!
    Johnstun Spring 2015 Winner Congratulations to Kimberly Bellingham-Johnstun from North Carolina State University!
    Catherine Millar-Haskell Fall 2014 Winner Congratulations to Catherine Millar-Haskell from Arizona State University!