Biology / Scholarships

Each year, the department recognizes student achievement through awards and scholarships that are given to deserving students, including:

  • Deborah K. Smith Award for Achievement in Biology for graduating seniors
  • Tiana Nicole Williams Award in the Biological Sciences for graduating seniors
  • John Yarbrough Awards: Outstanding Rising Junior, Senior in Biology
  • Martha Nell Tucker Freshman Biology Award
  • Martha Tucker Science Award
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholars Program Scholarship
  • Betty Hyatt Biology Scholarship
  • Mull/Jackson/Mellette Scholarship

The Paschal Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for talented students to pursue careers in mathematics, computer science, science, and engineering. Paschal scholars participate in a specialized learning community. Additionally, a mentoring program helps to prepare students for careers in industry, government, and education, as well as assists students in exploring options for graduate studies.


STEM at Meredith College

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Strong Story | Rimsha Afzal

At Meredith College, Rimsha Afzal, ’15, was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology. Encouraged by her professors, Rimsha took on multiple roles in plays, leadership, and challenging internships, becoming even stronger in the process.


Contact Information

Elaine Erwin
105 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
(919) 760-8637
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