Alton L. Biggs Endowment in Biology & Environmental Sciences

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must meet the following criteria:
1. Family and individual income will not be a consideration.
2. Scholarship recipients must be Texas residents.
3. Scholarship recipients must be classified as a junior, enrolled full-time, with a declared major in Biology or Environmental Science.
4. This scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship, payable over 4 semesters @ $1,000 per semester. Recipients must follow University policies for scholarship renewal to receive the 3rd and 4th disbursements.
5. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 system) with a minimum GPA of 3.5 in major courses is required and must be maintained to continue receiving the scholarship.
6. Unpaid awarded scholarships shall be transferred back to the endowment’s corpus.

  • Recipient’s name can be published as a scholarship recipient.
  • Failure to meet the requirements of this scholarship may cause scholarships to be revoked.

Alton & Louise Biggs
Biological & Environmental Sciences