Applying Science to Scholarships Regis University offers full tuition scholarships in the subject areas of biology, chemistry, mathematics, and psychology/neuroscience. Awards are issued on the basis of a competitive examination in each of the subject areas and on the evaluation of the student’s scholastic record. Science Scholarships Download the Science Scholarships brochure. Scholarship Qualifications All candidates must be a non-probational accepted student to Regis University as an incoming first-year student prior to sitting for the exam. The student must register for and complete the qualifying examinations administered by Regis University and receive a distinguishing score. Examinations Competitive examinations will be given on the Regis University campus. There is no charge for the examination program. The examination dates are the first two weekends in February. During the weekend, students will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, view student’s research, attend a lab, tour campus, and learn more about the Regis Honors Program. Scholarship Weekends Friday, February 8 – Saturday, February 9, 2013 Friday, February 15 – Saturday, February 16, 2013 There will be two examination times offered on each Saturday. No student will be allowed to take the same exam twice. Students must attend information sessions on Friday prior to taking Saturday exam. Registration To receive registration information for the Science Scholarship Examination Program, please call the Office of Admissions at (800) 388-2366 ext. 4900 or e-mail email@example.com. (Candidates must be accepted and registered by Friday, January 25, 2013) Academic Ability Range of Previous Scholarship Recipients GPA: 3.79-5.124 | SAT: 1290-1370 | ACT: 28-33 Regis Programs Biology The biology program at Regis prepares students for diverse programs including graduate school, medical and physical therapy schools, and prepares students for jobs in biotechnology, education, wildlife biology, and conservation. Nine full-time faculty with expertise in molecular, developmental, organismic, and ecological biology emphasize independent inquiry and small laboratory classes. Students have opportunities to be research collaborators with faculty. Students may also gain valuable experience serving as laboratory student assistants and peer tutors. Chemistry In chemistry, Regis students graduate with a wellrounded sense of the field, and the majority pursue post-baccalaureate work in chemistry or medicine. Six full-time faculty have expertise in the areas of organic, inorganic, physical, atmospheric, biological, and medicinal chemistry. Faculty personally teach all laboratory classes, which are typically small and interactive. Students get hands-on time with sophisticated instrumentation in all lab courses, regardless of level. The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded Regis the prestigious Clare Boothe Luce Professorship twice and the Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship three times. Mathematics The mathematics program at Regis offers an exciting curriculum that combines theory and application, with faculty who are dedicated to teaching and their students. Recent student research projects have included wavelet image compression, economics and game theory, algebra and origami, and a cryptography system based on the Rubik’s Cube. Many students have presented their research at local and national conferences. Graduates from the Regis Math department have been successful in a wide variety of endeavors, including teaching high school mathematics, pursuing advanced degrees in mathematics, engineering and biostatistics, and enjoying positions in mathematical finance, software engineering, statistical analysis, and a host of other careers. Psycholgoy & Neuroscience The goal of the psychology and neuroscience programs is to provide students with educational experiences that will enhance their understanding of human behavior. These programs provide a challenging and thorough curriculum taught by full-time faculty in small classes and laboratory facilities that are among the best in the nation for undergraduate programs. Students are encouraged to gain hands-on experiences through internships and research opportunities, and to participate in local, regional, and national professional conferences. Regis prepares students for a variety of futures including: advanced studies in psychology, neuroscience, law, education, or health care (e.g. nursing, medical school, physical therapy, pharmacy) and careers in research, biotechnology, statistics, and mental health fields.