Biology Department Scholarships



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.  

James M. Jagodzinski Scholarship Awardees
2017 Zachary Mader


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.

Paul J. Germann Scholarship Awardees
2017 Claire Herzog, Alexander Hornung, Kayla Orbeck and Jennifer Walz