John Russell Gay Memorial Science Scholarship

The purpose of the John Russell Gay Memorial Science Scholarship is to offer financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses to full-time/part-time students who are formally admitted into a Chemistry or Biology degree-seeking program at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Award amount is a minimum $1,000 per academic year

Qualifications:

  • Applicant should demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Applicant must be formally admitted into an undergraduate Chemistry or Biology degree-seeking program at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Applicant must plan on enrolling at least part-time (six (6) credits) at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Applicant may be a U.S. citizen, non-U.S. citizen, Alaska resident, or out-of-state resident.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are Alaska residents.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in microbiology, biochemistry, genetic research, human disease, fish and wildlife diseases or related wildlife or environmental management.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are on active military duty, or have previous military service with an honorable discharge.
  • Preference will be given to students of high academic merit and potential achievement, as determined by the university.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in the semester for which the award is made.

To Apply:

  1. Please make sure you meet all of the qualifications above
  2. Login to UAOnline and complete the Scholarship Application