Ilene I. Schooley Biomedical Science Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for GVSU students majoring in Biomedical and Health Science. It is further intended that recipients demonstrate interest in pursuing post-graduate work in health-related research.

  • Recipients must be entering their junior year or must have completed 55 credit hours
  • Candidates must also be enrolled full-time as a Biomedical Sciences degree-seeking student
  • A recipient must maintain full- time BMS enrollment at GVSU
  • Candidates will have demonstrated a strong interest in basic or applied medical research through previous participation in research with GVSU faculty or summer programs at other institution
  • Candidates and recipients shall be making satisfactory academic progress towards their degree in Biomedical Sciences
  • Candidates and recipients must also demonstrate financial need and annually file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to maintain this scholarship

Renewal Criteria: Scholarship is renewable for provided the recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements. Individual can receive scholarship for a maximum of 6 semesters.

Review Committee: Biomedical Science Department

Ilene Schooley
Up to $1,500
Biomedical Science, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Supplemental Questions
  1. Research experience (provide brief description and indicate nature of involvement, semester(s), and name of advisor(s).
  2. Complete an essay of 750 words (maximum) on "How will your study in BMS contribute to immediate or long range career plans".
  3. Reference Requests: Please provide names and emails for two individuals who can write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. One of the two letters must be from the Biomedical Science Department. Prior to typing in the name and email address of your reference providers below, please make sure to contact the individuals to ensure they are willing to serve as a reference.To monitor whether your reference provider has provided the requested information, once you have specified a reference provider at least once, the “References” menu will appear in the top navigation menu. Simply navigate to that tab and you will see all references specified. “Requested” means that the reference provider has not yet supplied the requested information whereas “Submitted” means that your reference provider has completed his/her reference. By clicking “Resend”, you can remind the reference providers to complete the request.
    • Name and Email: