Antibody Scholarship Program

In order to provide educational opportunities for future generations of science scholars, we’re offering $40,000 in scholarship funding to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college for the upcoming semester.*

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

2017 Scholarship

Application start date: March 15, 2017
Application end date: June 15, 2017
Winner announced: August 4, 2017

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Checklist for application process

(checked items are required at time of application, other items are optional)

  Graduate
students
Undergraduate juniors & seniors Freshmen
 
Contact information

Completed application

High school transcripts**
(optional)
     
College/undergraduate transcripts
(optional)
     
Graduate school transcripts
(optional)
     
Résumé or C.V.
(optional)
     
Recommendations
(optional)
     
Projects, posters, etc.
(optional)
     
**NOTE: Transcripts will be required from scholarship recipients at time of award.

Featured winner: Vanja Tolj, Ohio State University

Vanja Tolj is a junior at The Ohio State University majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Global Public Health. As an aspiring physician, she hopes to incorporate translational research in her practice to improve the lives of her patients. Her current research focuses on determining how forced displacement contributes to the onset of dementia in the Serbian population. In her free time, Vanja contributes her time to TEDxOhioStateUniversity as a speaker coach and leading the GlobeMed chapter at OSU.

More about Vanja and our other winners

Scholarship award eligibility criteria

  • Must be enrolled as graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited U.S. college or university for the upcoming semester
  • Must have declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or related life science field
  • Graduate students must have a cumulative graduate GPA of > 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and have received 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
  • Must complete application form and submit unofficial transcripts (if selected, official transcript will be required)

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.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all materials in the checklist before the application deadline (all information should be submitted at the same time). Award recipients will be notified no later than August 4, 2017. Please see official Terms & Conditions (Scholarship Official Rules section) for additional information.

* Note this scholarship is only available to legal residents of the United States.