Scholarships

The following scholarships honor the memory of two trailblazing Adrian Dominican Sisters who dedicated their lives to the mission of the university and to educating generations of aspiring biologists, medical professionals, and biology educators.

Scholarships

The Sister Agnes L. Stechschulte Endowed Biology Scholarship

This scholarship was established in recognition of Sister Agnes Stechschulte’s 32 years as an educator at Barry University. Her dedication to higher education in the natural sciences and depth and breadth of knowledge made it possible for her to teach an extensive repertoire of biology courses during her time on the faculty. This scholarship honors her legacy of curiosity, zest for learning and just as importantly, her mission of sharing that knowledge.

To apply for this scholarship, each applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student in his/her junior or senior year at Barry University
  • Be a biology major
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and based on the FAFSA form completion
  • Submit a written recommendation from a professor of biology at Barry University

Application open date: January 13, 2020

Application close date: February 16, 2020

Scholarships

The Sister John Karen Frei, OP, PhD Endowed Scholarship

Sister John Karen Frei served the Barry University community in many capacities for 45 years: As an educator, dean of the former School of Natural and Health Sciences, associate vice president, and assistant to the provost. She established this scholarship to assist promising students who are committed to completing an undergraduate degree in biology. In addition to exceptional performance in their program of study, scholarship candidates should demonstrate the core values of Barry University’s founding Dominican Sisters, including service, leadership, volunteerism, maturity, and integrity.

To apply for this scholarship, each applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student in his/her junior or senior year at Barry University
  • Be a biology major
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and based on the FAFSA form completion
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from Barry University professors
  • Write an essay that articulates how he/she intends to manifest the core values of Barry University in day to day life

*Students who receive this scholarship are eligible for funding in the subsequent year if they maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, satisfy the financial need requirements, and continue to demonstrate the personal character traits commensurate with Barry University’s core values

Application open date: January 13, 2020

Application close date: February 16, 2020