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 Dr. Alexander Gerson at The application deadline is April 3, 2020.

-- Curriculum vitae/resume (no more than 2 pages)

-- One letter of reference (this should be emailed directly to Dr. Gerson 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.