The ISSS will be awarding five (5) $1000.00 SCI 5 Scholarships each year to students who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and extracurricular involvement. Students must be Members who have paid SCI 5 to be eligible.

Description of Awards

Outstanding Achievement in Science Scholarship (1)

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. Must have taken 24 credits toward their undergraduate degree, and currently be enrolled full-time.
  • Special consideration to well-rounded students with strong academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and recommendation letters.

Science Involvement Scholarship (2)

  • Verified as having contributed time to supporting the greater science community.
  • Demonstrates a combination of volunteerism and leadership.
  • Must be in satisfactory academic standing.
  • Preference to students who have volunteered for a recognized COSSA group.

Innovation in Science Scholarship (2)

  • Demonstrates commitment to a new initiative that benefits the entire science student community.
  • Demonstrates an interest in research and discovery in science.
  • Must be in satisfactory academic standing.

How to Apply

Download the Application

  • Submit a completed application with a resume and cover letter.
  • Include two (2) letters of reference, one of which must be an academic staff member.
  • Include one copy of official transcript.
  • Deadline for application is November 3, 2017.

Also, check out our Professional Development Grant Application at