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Dr. David Snyder Scholarship Endowment Fund

Center for Field Biology

APPLICATION DEADLINE - April 1st

This scholarship is named in honor of Dr. David Snyder (1962-2004) for a Biology Major with a demonstrated interest in field biology and/or ecology. The award is in the range of $1000 - $2500 and is presented annually by the Biology Department. The awards committee will decide on the recipient and the decisions will then be viewed and agreed upon by faculty. The recipient will be announced at the Spring Student Awards Day ceremony. Students with an ACT score of 26 and a GPA of 3.5 or higher will be considered. Candidates should document a strong interest in field biology/ecology. Priority will be given to qualified candidates from the Clarksville/Montgomery County area. Biology Majors at the sophomore level or higher will be given priority (either undergraduate majors or graduate levels). There is the possibility that more than one recipient will be rewarded each year. It is also possible for the award to go a year without being awarded, as there must be a qualified student to receive the scholarship. This scholarship can be renewable, in the event that the student remains the top candidate; however the recipients will be required to reapply annually. * Priority will be given to the children of Dr. David Snyder * Priority will be given to Clarksville Academy students * Dr. Dave Snyder’s widow, Mrs. Kathy Petty will be asked to sit in on the awards committee each year, given that a Snyder family member in NOT a candidate.

Eligibility:  An ACT score of 26 and a minimum 3.5 GPA. Strong interest in field biology/ecology. 
Work:  N/A 
Renewable:  May reapply. 
Contact:  Department of Biology 
Phone:  (931) 221-7781 
Application:  Snyder Scholarship