The following scholarships and awards will be granted to students in the College of Natural Sciences this spring. Announcements of awards will be made at the CNS Honors Dinner on Thursday, April 6, 1995.
LOUIS BEGEMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:
This scholarship, established in memory of Louis Begeman, former professor of physics, is given to two outstanding students of junior standing for use during their senior year. Candidates are to be in the top third of their class. Preference is given to students of physics or chemistry who are planning on enrolling for graduate study. Two yearly scholarships of at least $200 each are given.
DEAN'S STUDENT AWARD:
This award of $100 is given annually to one student (undergraduate or graduate) in the College of Natural Sciences to recognize superior achievement.
C. W. LANTZ UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP:
The purpose of this scholarship is to assist and encourage worthy senior students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, science, and science education. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA overall and must have completed a minimum of 48 hours (at least 32 from UNI) at the time of application. Several academic-year scholarships of $1,200 each may be awarded. These scholarships are provided through the will of Dr. C. W. Lantz, former head of the Department of Science.
CLIFFORD McCOLLUM SCHOLARSHIP:
The purpose of this $800 scholarship is to recognize undergraduate student scholarship and service in the College of Natural Sciences and to acknowledge the potential for future professional development. Applicants must have a major in the College of Natural Sciences, at least a 3.25 GPA overall, and a minimum of 90 semester hours of credit (at least 45 from UNI). The scholarship is provided through contributions from friends of Clifford McCollum, former head of the Department of Science and dean of the College of Natural Sciences, who retired from UNI in 1984 after 34 years of service.
DOROTHY MUZZEY SCHOLARSHIP LOAN PROGRAM:
This program is designed to assist chemistry or physics students in the completion of their undergraduate studies. Applicants must have completed a minimum of 60 semester hours of credit. Selection is based on financial need, scholarly achievement, and potential in the major field. The amount of the loan is determined by the student's need, with a maximum award of $1,500. The interest rate on the loan is 5 percent, with repayment to begin 90 days after graduation.
IRENE M. THOMPSON SCHOLARSHIP:
Each college may award at least one of these $500 scholarships. In the College of Natural Sciences, need is not necessarily a factor in the selection of the recipient; all undergraduate and graduate students continuing at UNI are eligible. Contribution as a student to the total program of the College and department is the primary criterion for nomination and selection.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES 1. Monday, January 23, 1995: Application forms for CNS scholarships and/or awards are available in the student's major department office. 2. Friday, February 10, 1995: Application forms must be turned in to the student's department office. 3. Friday, February 17, 1995: Students will be notified after department select their nominees for various scholarships and awards. 4. Friday, March 3, 1995: Nominees will be responsible for arranging letters of recommendation to be sent to their department heads. 5. March 9, 1995: Application forms turned into departments must be sent to CNS office. 6. March 16, 1995: CNS heads select scholarship/award winners.