Biology Department Scholarships


Apply for the Germann and Jagodzinski Scholarships!

Attention sophomores and juniors! Biology BA, BS, or Biology of Global Health majors who will have junior or senior status for the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible to apply for the James M. Jagodzinski Scholarship and/or the Paul J. Germann, Ph.D. Scholarship.

Links to the applications can be found below and are due by April 15th, 2017. Please look to the applications for further scholarship criteria. Scholarship award recipients will be selected by the Department of Biology.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jayna Ditty, Professor and Chair of the Biology Department at Award recipients will be recognized at the Spring Biology Student Symposium (Thursday May 4th, time TBD). Hurry and apply soon! 


James M. Jagodzinski Scholarship

James Jagodzinski ('53) graduated with a Biology major from the University of St. Thomas and started a successful scientific instrument business.  He created this scholarship fund for students pursuing a Biology major with post-graduate aspirations for a career in the life sciences.  The annual award is a $1,000 scholarship to be applied to tuition.  

Jagodzinski Scholarship Application


Paul J. Germann, Ph.D. Scholarship

Paul J. Germann, Ph.D. was a long-time faculty member and chair of the Biology department at the University of St. Thomas whose areas of interest were botany and genetics. This scholarship was created in his honor, and is awarded annually to sophomore or junior Biology majors with outstanding participation in biology and excellence in academics. The annual award ranges between $1,000 and $6,000 depending on the number of scholarship awardees (1 to 6 awards given per year).  The award will be applied toward tuition.

Germann Scholarship Application