GeneTex Scholarship Program

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 2
Award Deadline: Jul 12, 2024

GeneTex believes in accelerating scientific advancement and the notion that the genesis of future discoveries begins with the support of young scientists now. The GeneTex Scholarship Program will award a $2000 (USD) scholarship to students pursuing a STEM undergraduate or graduate degree. The scholarship will be awarded to one student twice a year.

Eligibility

  • Student in good standing and enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • Declared STEM major
  • Open to international students

What majors or programs qualify?

The National Science Foundation defines STEM majors as life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, computer sciences and mathematics.

Are students enrolled in universities located outside of the United States eligible?

Yes, all accredited universities are eligible.

How will I receive the scholarship funds?

Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the university at which the recipient is enrolled.  The university will then distribute the funds to the recipient.

Can an applicant apply more than once if they received the scholarship previously?

An applicant that has previously received the GeneTex Scholarship is eligible to apply again.

I haven’t declared my major.  Can I apply for this scholarship? 

The GeneTex Scholarship Program is intended for students that have declared a STEM major or are enrolled in a STEM graduate program.

For what purposes can the scholarship funds be used? 

We do not place any restrictions on the use of the scholarship funds.

How are the applications judged? What criteria are important?

Each eligible application will be reviewed by a committee of three to five GeneTex employees. The selection of the scholarship recipient will be based on the committee's determination of the application that best aligns with GeneTex's values and mission statement.

What supporting documents are needed?

We require your most recent transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable) to show that you are in good academic standing. If you are an incoming university student or transfer student, please provide a letter of acceptance or some equivalent form of documentation to show that you will be attending that university.

My essay does not fit on the form, can I send it within my email or on a separate document?

Yes, both are acceptable.

When will the scholarship winner be announced?

The winner will be chosen and contacted 1-2 weeks after the deadline has passed and announced on our website shortly after.

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