Awards

James E. Rodman Botany Scholarship Endowment 
Description: The scholarship is to be awarded to an undergraduate major or graduate student selected on the basis of academic achievement, and enrolled in a program of study or research in the plant sciences, broadly construed to include mycology, with a preference for, but not restricted to, the field of Systematics. 

Norman A. Good Endowed Student Award 
Description: Eligible recipients shall be undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Plant Biology. Awards may include scholarships and fellowships, summer Plant Biology, research support, funds to support a student's travel to a professional meeting, to bring to campus preeminent scientists in the field who will substantially enrich our student's educational experience, to bring a piece of scientific equipment for promising student research projects.

E. A. Bessey Memorial Fund 
Description: This fund supports graduate students in Plant Biology. 

Dr. Leo W. Mericle and Dr. Rae Phelps Mericle Memorial Scholarship 
Description: Recipients of this award indicate the promise of making a professional contribution to the study of the genetics of higher plants. Demonstration of financial need shall be considered, however, it should not be the primary consideration. Special consideration will be given to those studying the effects of ionizing radiation on the genetics of higher plants. Recipients must be studying the genetics of higher plants and be enrolled in one of these departments: Crop & Soil Science, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Pathology or Plant Biology. 

Michigan State University Herbarium Endowment
Description: Awarded to an MSU undergraduate or graduate student, or a student at another institution that is planning to study at the MSU Herbarium, and their research must include a component that is based on herbarium specimens.