Antibody Scholarship Program

In order to provide educational opportunities for future generations of science scholars, we’re offering $35,000 in scholarship funding to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college for the upcoming semester.*

Apply now to win one $10,000 award, or one of five $5,000 awards. See below for eligibility information, official rules, and profiles of past award winners.

2022 scholarship

Application start date: January 5, 2022
Application end date: May 4, 2022
Winners Announced: Aug 10, 2022
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Checklist for application process

(Checked items are required at time of application. Other items are optional.)

 Graduate
students
Undergraduate juniors and seniorsFreshmen
 
Contact information
Completed application
Résumé or C.V. (recommended)
Unofficial high school transcripts** (optional)   
Unofficial college/undergraduate transcripts (optional)   
Unofficial graduate school transcripts (optional)   
Recommendations (optional)   
Projects, posters, etc. (optional)   
** NOTE: Official transcripts will be required from scholarship recipients at time of award.

Scholarship award eligibility criteria

No purchase necessary to apply for or receive a scholarship. To participate in the Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program(the “Program”), you must submit an online scholarship application (the “Application”) at Thermo Fisher Scientific Antibody Scholarship Program during the open application period. The Program is open only to graduate and undergraduate students who (i) will be attending an accredited US college or university in the fifty U.S. states or District of Columbia for the Fall 2022 semester; (ii) who is or will be a legal resident of one of the 50 US states or the District of Columbia as of the date scholarships are awarded; (iii) will be at least 18 years of age or older as of the date scholarships are awarded; and (iv) have a declared major of biology, chemistry, bio-chemistry or a related life science field; and (v) meets the following applicable GPA requirements:

  • Graduate students must have a cumulative graduate GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and have received a cumulative undergraduate GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors must have cumulative college GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Undergraduate Freshmen must have a cumulative high school GPA of >3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Healthcare Professionals (term defined in the Official Rules) may not participate in this Program. US federal or state government employees may not participate in this Program. This Program is void where prohibited by law.

A committee will select scholarship recipients who the committee determines best fit one or more of Sponsor’s values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation or Involvement, as demonstrated by the Application. One recipient will receive a $10,000 scholarship and five recipients will each receive a $5,000 scholarship. All scholarship award payments will be made directly to the college or university at which the recipient is enrolled.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel this Program prior to the beginning of the application period or if a minimum of 500 eligible Applications are not received by the submission deadline.

The complete Official Rules are available here. In case of any inconsistency between these abbreviated rules and the complete Official Rules, the complete Official Rules will always prevail.

Featured past winner

Sammy Mustafa
2020: Sammy Mustafa, Northwestern University

Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Global Health

A 2020 incoming freshman at Northwestern University, Sammy Mustafa conducted cell biology research in the lab of Donna Leonardi at Bergen County Academies, investigating the role of the PTEN pseudogene as a novelmodulator of glioblastoma malignancy. His research utilizes the nonfunctional gene as a “decoy” to combat miRNA-mediated repression common in glioblastomas. As an enrollee of Northwestern’s seven year BA/MD Honors Program in Medical Education, Sammy will continue his academic and research career at the Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as delve further into the field of synthetic biology. Outside the lab, Sammy is a varsity hurdler and Eagle Scout who enjoys watching documentaries, thrifting, and spending time with friends and family.

Meet our 2021 Winners

Scholarship program support

If you have any questions or experience any difficulties regarding your scholarship submission, please contact our scholarship coordinator by email at AntibodyScholarship@thermofisher.com.

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