Application deadline: 4pm CST on Friday, February 23rd, 2018.
If you have any questions about applying for Itasca scholarships, please contact Laura Domine at (612) 624-6743 or IBSL@umn.edu . These scholarships ONLY for students enrolled in field courses at Itasca or for students doing research at Itasca.
Please read the eligibility criteria and information below for any additional items or personal statement guidelines that may be required for each individual Itasca scholarship before you complete the online application.
TO APPLY: complete the form found at z.umn.edu/IBSLscholarships.
*Please notice, two letters of recommendation are required for all scholarships. Recommendation letters should be submitted directly to the Itasca Program Coordinator by the deadline above via e-mail to IBSL@umn.edu. Letters must be sent directly from the writer’s email address.
Janet S. Boe and James C. Underhill Memorial Scholarships - additional requirement for research applicants only:
In addition to the items listed above, research applicants for these awards must also e-mail a minimum one-page to a maximum of a two-page research proposalat to Itasca Program Coordinator Laura Domine at IBSL@umn.edu. Students who are applying for the scholarship to fund their coursework in Itasca summer classes are not required to complete this research proposal. Research applications for the off season are considered throughout the entire year. However, the deadline to be considered for summer research or coursework is: 4:00 p.m. CST on Friday, February 23rd, 2018. See the eligibility criteria for more details.
Scholarship Acceptance Agreement
If you are awarded any of the Itasca scholarships listed above:
- You will be asked for your permission to disclose information in your scholarship application to the donor(s) of the scholarship you are awarded.
- You are expected to write a thank-you letter to the donor(s) of your scholarship and to attend a CBS Recognition and Appreciation Dinner held in fall 2018.
- You will be asked for permission to include your name/and or photo in publicity, advertising, or philanthropic efforts.