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  • About the Scholarship

    A grant awarded to UWA by the National Science Foundation will allow up to 8 students per year the opportunity to participate in a scholarship and mentoring program designed to help them achieve their academic and career goals. 

    The University of West Alabama Biology Opportunities and Scholarships for Success (UWA BOSS) through funding from the National Sciences Foundation (NSF) aims to:

            
    1. To increase enrollment of academically talented undergraduate students majoring in biological and environmental sciences. 
    2. To increase retention and graduation rates of students majoring in biological and environmental sciences. 
    3. To increase the number of successful biological and environmental sciences graduates joining the workforce or graduate schools through support for career exploration and professional development opportunities.