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Giving - Columbus State University

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Department of Biology


Opportunities for Giving

  • The Flora Clark Fund for Improving Biology provides awards for undergraduate students interested in cellular and molecular research as well as defray costs to present their research at meetings. In addition, it can be used to defray travel costs for international programs.

  • The Van H. Grosse Fund for Bioethics was established to support seminars in bioethics on campus. The fund is to be used to bring in and host speakers for programs.

  • The George Stanton Enrichment Fund is to provide awards for undergraduate students conducting research in the areas of ecology and evolutionary biology and can also be used to defray travel costs. This fund was established to honor the life-long dedication of Dr. George Stanton to CSU, the College of Sciences, the Biology Department and Columbus Community.

  • The William S. Birkhead Fund for Biology was recently established to provide stipends for graduate students in the new Master of Science in the Natural Sciences Biology Track. This fund provides the opportunity to honor Dr. Birkhead's 33-year career at CSU and his passion and drive working with students, conducting field work, and mentoring young scientists.

  • The Competitive Premedical Studies Program, designed to recruit motivated, academically-talented students interested in a career in medicine, provides unique resources and mentoring opportunities. Program perks include free MCAT preparation, medical school application preparation and interview strategies, a senior scholarship, and shadowing opportunities with local physician mentors.

To support any of these funds, please visit CSU's online giving platform at Columbus State Giving.

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