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Techne/R&D Merit Scholarship in Life Sciences Application

Award Amount: $5,000

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Full time student during both semesters of the upcoming academic year at the University of Minnesota Duluth
  • Swenson College of Science & Engineering students studying Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science or any other degree considered life sciences.
  • Students must be in their junior or senior year
  • Per the donor's wishes, preference will be given to students who are graduates of Denfeld High School in Duluth
  • Students must demonstrate academic merit in their field of Study
  • Per the donor's wishes, preference will be given to students with a GPA of 3.5 or better

Deadline: March 11 - no applications accepted after that date

When are Funds Awarded: Recipients are notified in August via email.

Summary: The UMD Techne/R&D Systems Merit Scholarship in Life Sciences Fund was created by Mr. Thomas Oland. This award may be renewable provided the recipient demonstrates satisfactory progress toward a degree.

Fill out online form below or download PDF to submit via email or mail.

All fields are required except where indicated

Contact Information

First Name Middle Initial
Last Name
UMD Email Address
Student ID

Other Information

Name of High School from which you graduated

Academic Information

# Credits Earned Through Spring Semester of This Year
Current Cumulative GPA at UMD
Anticipated Graduation Date from UMD


Please describe your academic achievements and career goals or why you have chosen your field of study.

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More Information

For information on scholarships:
Contact the Swenson College of Science and Engineering at or call 218-726-6994.

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