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biotechnology program at montgomery college

Biotechnology Program

Supported by the Paul Peck Applied Science and Technology Center

Biotechnology Scholarships

General information on Costs and Financial Aid is available.

In addition, Biotech scholarships are available.

Paul Peck Biomanufacturing Scholarships are available to work-eligible (US citizen or permanent resident) students who do not have a college degree and are pursuing a Biomanufacturing certificate.  Students should fill out a FAFSA and a Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship Application, being sure to mention that they meet the criteria and are interested in the Paul Peck Biomanufacturing Scholarship.  Grants of up to $500 per semester are available.

Biotechnology Scholarships are available to any Biotechnology student (some scholarships are restricted to work-eligible students; others are not).  Preference is given to students who do not have a degree and students with demonstrated financial need, but all students are encouraged to apply, as many students have been awarded scholarships.  To be considered, students should fill out a FAFSA and a Montgomery College Foundation Scholarship Application, being sure to mention that they are Biotechnology students.  It is helpful if the student mentions the courses s/he plans to register for the semester they wish to receive the grant.  Grants are awarded each semester, and students must apply each semester they wish to be considered. 

For information on FAFSA see http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.  The MC code is 006911. Please contact Patricia Lopez at Patricia.Lopez@montgomerycollege.edu if you have specific questions regarding biotechnology scholarships

Some of the Biotechnology Scholarships that may be available next semester are (one application will result in consideration for all grants the student is eligible for):

The GlaxoSmithKline Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Endowed Scholarship

MdBio Scholarship

The MedImmune Scholarship

ON RAMP Scholarship 

The Evan and Catherine Jones Memorial Biotechnology Scholarship

Other scholarships are sometimes available


Apply for Scholarships


With a valid M number, you can apply online for all scholarship opportunities by completing just one application.  A new online tool matches your application with relevant foundation scholarship opportunities at Montgomery College. 
Here's how to apply:

Visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/scholarships and click on “What are you waiting for?  Apply today!”  Use your MC ID to log in and fill out the application.  Be sure to mention you are a biotechnology student in order to be considered for biotech scholarships.  

Questions? Visit montgomerycollege.edu/scholarships or call 240-567-4021

Fall 2014 priority deadline: June 7

External scholarships

There are external scholarships available for which you may qualify:

 AAUW Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.

http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/career-development-grants/

Career Development Grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor’s degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce. Primary consideration is given to women of color and women pursuing their first advanced degree or credentials in nontraditional fields.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents whose last degree was received before June 30, 2011. Funds are available for tuition, fees, books, supplies, local transportation, and dependent care.

Grants provide support for course work beyond a bachelor’s degree, including a master’s degree, second bachelor’s degree, certification program, or specialized training in technical or professional fields. Course work must be taken at an accredited two- or four-year college or university in the United States or at a technical school that is fully licensed or accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Funds are not available for doctorate-level work. 



Last updated 09/03/2015

 


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