Health and Biomedical Sciences Full Tuition Scholarship Application

One scholarship, covering the full fee for attendance at the Health and Biomedical Sciences Sumer Camp, will be awarded to an underrepresented student in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. Underrepresented groups include African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Native Americans. This scholarship is competitively awarded based on merit.

The deadline for scholarship application submission (including receipt of letter of recommendation) is February 1. The scholarship recipient will be notified via email.

To apply for this scholarship:

  1. Complete the scholarship application form below.
  2. 2) Forward a letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor, to Dr. Courtney Lappas at

    Scholarship applications without an accompanying letter of reference will not be considered.

Applicant Information

If I am not selected as a scholarship recipient, I would still like to be considered for Camp admission.

*First Name: 
*Last Name: 
*State:                *Zip: 
Phone Number: 
*Date of Birth: 

High School Graduation Year: 
High School Name:
Overall High School GPA:
Name of High School Teacher
or Guidance Counselor Reference:
List all science and math courses you have taken during high school.
Briefly describe the nature of your science laboratory experience and any projects, investigations, or advanced work you have done.
(300 words or less)

Describe your motivation for studying the health and/or biomedical sciences (i.e. tell us a bit about yourself and why you are interested in this field!) (300 words or less)
If you had unlimited resources, what is one scientific study you would like to perform–briefly describe the experiment or study. (300 words or less)

Parent(s)/Guardian Information

*State:                *Zip: 
Phone Number: