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Scholarships for Microbiology

The Microbiology Scholarship Application window is now closed. The application window will reopen in Spring 2025.


If interested in applying in the future, please follow this link: go.osu.edu/microbioscholarships

For directions*, please view the file below.

Scholarship Guidelines 2024-Microbiology

Scholarships Currently Available for Applications:


Anne H. Baumhofer Scholarship Fund

This fund is for the benefit of students majoring in microbiology.

Kathleen E. Kendrick Scholarship Fund

This scholarship fund supports undergraduate students majoring in Microbiology.

Richard E. Stent Jr. Scholarship Fund

This fund supports assistance to deserving students majoring in the biological sciences with a preference to microbiology majors.

Biological Sciences include:

Evolution and Ecology
Molecular Genetics


Samuel Schwarm Scholarship Fund

This fund is used to provide support for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in microbiology who demonstrate financial need. A minimum GPA of 3.75 is required.

For information about how to apply for other, additional, College level scholarships, visit the Arts and Sciences undergraduate scholarships page

Please note: We will only speak to and/or answer questions directly, via email, with the applicant both before and after application submission and the applicant MUST be the individual completing this application. Please keep this in mind as we will not disclose your application information or award status/amount to or with anyone other than the applicant- even if it is a parent, spouse, or legal guardian. And please keep in mind that no one else should be submitting this form on an applicants behalf or they will risk having future scholarship offers withdrawn.

*Directions and guidelines for applying are subject to change at the discretion of the Department of Microbiology.