Colleen A. McHorney ’78 Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the estate plans of Colleen A. McHorney ’78 (d. 2021) to support and encourage students, particularly women, who demonstrate an interest and acumen in the study of science and who are in need of financial assistance. To qualify for this award, a student must:
a. Be a biology, physics, chemistry, zoology or atmospheric and geological sciences major.
b. Apply in sophomore or junior year for an award to be received in the subsequent academic year.
c. Have demonstrated financial need.
d. Be involved in a club or organization related to major.
e. Provide a personal statement describing interest in the pursuit of a science degree/career.
f. Provide an essay on how female scientists have made a significant contribution to the field of study.

Award
$4,000.00
Deadline
02/06/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Provide a personal statement as to why you are pursuing your degree.
  2. Provide an essay on how female scientists have made a significant contribution to your field of study.