This award was established in 1982 on an endowed basis by family and friends in memory of Paul Acquarone, Ph.D., professor emeritus of botany and geology who retired in 1965. The award is made available to students specializing in the plant sciences for the purchase of books, materials, travel and tuition.
The Department of Biology has numerous scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students. Most of these have deadlines in the early spring. Please watch for flyers around the department announcing these scholarships and providing details about qualifications and means of applying for them. Almost all of these scholarships have application deadlines in early spring and require an application letter and letters of reference.