Awards & Scholarships

The Biology Department offers five awards that recognize talented undergraduates.

For more information or questions about these awards and scholarships, please contact Professor Duncan Irschick at irschick@bio.umass.edu.

The Kofi Cash Scholarship

An award supported by a Biology alumnus.

The William and Margaret Nutting Scholarship

An award that honors the memory of a long-time faculty member.

The Theresa Biusu Maravelas Memorial Scholarship

An award supported by a long term educator and strong supporter of the Biology Department.

Peter K. Hepler Research Scholarship

Supports undergraduate research in a laboratory or field setting outside of the United States.

Biology Summer Research Fellowships

Provides paid summer research experiences for Biology undergraduates.