Theresa Biusu Maravelas Memorial Scholarship

This endowed scholarship awards $1000 to a Biology Junior (at time of application) who has demonstrated a strong passion for Life Sciences, especially in the context of lab or field based research. The award was made possible by a generous gift from Dr. Gregory K. Maravelas ('62, Zoology) a long time educator and strong supporter of the UMass Biology Department.

To apply, please email the materials listed below to Duncan Irschick at The application deadline is April 13, 2018.

-Curriculum vitae/resume (no more than 2 pages)
-One letter of reference (this should be emailed directly to the email address above by the recommender, please do not only provide names)
-A one page statement explaining your passion for biology, especially in the context of research. However, other aspects, such as classwork, community service, or biological experiences outside UMASS are also welcome.