Scholarships and Awards
- Alumni Scholarship for Zoology Undergraduates — Certificate + $1000 (1 to 3 annual awards / amount may vary from 500-1000) Scholarship awarded to outstanding Zoology undergraduate students in recognition of high scholastic achievement and dedication to the field of Zoology.
- William George Memorial Award — Certificate + $750 (single recipient, $450 @ multiple recipients). An award presented to fund a senior research project or as an undergraduate tuition scholarship for a student who is considering going on to graduate school in an area related to zoology.
- Charles L. Foote Achievement Award — Certificate + $750. An annual award given to senior or junior undergraduate in recognition of academic achievement and/or involvement in Zoology. The recipient must have completed 96 hours of college work including 20 hours in Zoology.
- Jan Martan Non-Traditional Student Award in Zoology — Certificate + $1000. Presented to a non-traditional zoology student (undergraduate or graduate) in recognition of dedication, hard work and career potential.
- Jan Martan Undergraduate Student Award — Certificate and $1000. Presented to an undergraduate zoology major in recognition of dedication, hard work and career potential.
- Carter-Kenney Endowed Scholarship — Certificate + $750. Awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in Zoology with an interest in Wildlife or Fisheries Biology who has the potential to make a significant contribution to the field.
- Hilda Stein Scholarship — Certificate + $500. Awarded to an outstanding student (graduate or undergraduate) pursing an interest in ornithology and/or conservation.
- Richard E. Blackwelder Award in Zoology — Certificate and Book of Recipients choice. Presented to a graduate or undergraduate student for unusual accomplishments in any one or more capacities of scholarship, research, and teaching.
- Walleyes Unlimited Scholarship — Certificate and $2000. Awarded to an undergraduate zoology student who has demonstrated career potential and dedication to the field of fish biology.
- William Hill Scholarship — Certificate and $2000 (2 annual awards). Awarded to an undergraduate zoology student on the basis of academic achievement and financial need.
- Illinois Federation for Outdoor Resources (IFOR) Undergraduate Scholarship — Certificate and $1000. Awarded to an undergraduate student in Zoology taking a program of study with emphasis in fisheries or wildlife. Preference will be given to an individual with an individualized curriculum meeting academic requirements for certification as either a Fishery or Wildlife Ecologist.
Click here for the Zoology Scholarship Application