Dr. Charles Alexander McClelland Endowed Scholarship

Department: Biology
Undergraduate/Graduate: Undergraduate
Amount: $5,000-6,000
Student Level: Junior, Senior
Distribution: Annual Award, Distributed Biannually

This fund was established in honor of Dr. Charles A. McClelland, a 1933 premedical graduate of The University of Akron. It provides scholarships to premedical students in their junior or senior year at UA. It is awarded on the basis on outstanding academic achievement and financial need.

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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