Scholarships, Grants & Financial Aid

There are several sources for academic funding for Biology majors. Talk to your Faculty Advisor about what is available to you!


McNair Scholars ProgramStudent writing notes in Lab class

Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation - "LSAMP"

Koret Scholars Program - SSU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Genentech Fellows Summer Undergraduate Research through MESA

SSU Scholarships Office

SSU Financial Aid Office



CSUPERB: CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology

COAST: CSU Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology

NSF: Research Experience for Undergraduates. Bonus - some CSU's serve as REU sites, i.e., CSU Monterey Bay. Full list of REU sites (check back as it is updated often). Also, The MDI Biological Laboratory’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program

UCSF Summer Research Training Program: UC San Francisco offers exciting summer research opportunities for undergraduate students in the health sciences.

The Buck Institute Summer Scholars Program

Milo Baker California Native Plant Society

Sally Cassanova - California Pre-Doctoral Program

CSU - Chancellor's Office Doctoral Incentive Program