Resources for Biology Students

Find the support you need to be successful on campus and after graduation with these UM-Flint Biology student resources. 

Advising

All Biology students work with a professional academic advisor to ensure they are on track to graduate in a timely and cost-effective manner. Schedule an appointment with Aaron Bagwell (Human & Molecular Biology) or Megan Presland (General and Wildlife Biology) to:

  • Register for classes
  • Conduct a graduation audit
  • Discuss which courses are right for you
  • And more

SCHEDULE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT

Scholarships

There are several scholarships available to Biology students at UM-Flint:

Fleming A. & Marian E. Barbour Scholarship Fund: For full-time students who have completed 60 credit hours, which includes a minimum of ten credit hours in Chemistry and a minimum of ten credit hours in Biolog.

Emmalyn Ellis Freeman Master of Science in Biology Scholarship: Applicants must be fully admitted into the Master of Science in Biology program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 as a UM-Flint graduate student.

Zelpha E. McKinnon Science Scholarship: Available to Biology and Chemistry majors who have completed at least 55 credit hours of course work, including organic chemistry.

Gary Pace Biology/Ecology Field Study Scholarship: Financial need is a consideration. Preference given to student of at least junior standing.  Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Preference given to student who are declared in the Wildlife Biology Program. 

Holly Sucic Endowed Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is open to students who are interested in pursuing a career in Biomedical Research. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.50 and completed at least 85 credit hours.

John Terrill and Lora Dorland Biological Sciences Scholarship Fund: Applicants should be either full- or part-time Biology or Earth and Resource Science TCP students who plan to have a career in the sciences. 

Each scholarship has additional requirements for eligibility. Be sure to check the general UM-Flint scholarship page for more information on available funding and requirements. 

CAS Opportunity Fund

The CAS Opportunity Fund provides additional funding for students, faculty, & staff to pursue research projects, travel, professional development, and more. 

Learn more about the CAS Opportunity Fund

Student Clubs and Organizations

Many Biology students are members of UM-Flint organizations such as the:

Internship and Career Opportunities

Learn more about Internship and Career Opportunities for current students and alumni.