Wei-Jen Chang Endowed Scholarship

Department: Biology
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Student Level: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate
Distribution: Distributed Biannually

The Wei-Jen Chang Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Wei-Jen Chang, an instructor in the Department of Biology for 35 years, beginning in 1970. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist deserving undergraduate or graduate students who are receiving a biology degree from The University of Akron.

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.

Department of Biology

University Scholarships

  1. New freshman academic scholarships are awarded based on GPA and standardized test scores provided during the admissions process. Learn more.

  2. Transfer academic scholarships are awarded based on information provided on transfer scholarship application. Learn more.

  3. Major-specific and Honors scholarships are awarded based on completion of specific requirements.

  4. Endowed scholarships are awarded to some students who have demonstrated history of leadership, community service or other personal factors. 
  5. Non-Ohio residents may qualify for one of two out-of-state scholarship programs.

  6. Scholarships are also available from the Office of Accessibility, Military Services Center (for veterans) and ROTC.

  7. External scholarships are offered through Americorp and the Educational Training Voucher.

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