R&D Systems Scholarship Application Spring 2019

R&D Systems is proud to support education in science with a scholarship program established to students who are pursuing a degree in a science related field.

The R&D Systems Scholarship Program will be awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded twice a year for one student in the fall semester and one student in the spring semester.

Contact Details

Questions? Please email Leah Perkins at scholarship@bio-techne.com, call at 303-730-1950 or or read our FAQs.


All winners are contacted and notified following the closing of the application deadline. See R&D Systems Scholarship Recipients.

Scholarship Form

Submit your application materials by 12/13/18 12 pm MST to be considered!

Student Information

Mailing Address

Academic Information

Please upload the acceptance letter from the university/program you are currently accepted/enrolled in.
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Application Materials

Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest.

Submit a 200 character (including spaces) statement on what you believe is the biggest struggle for science right now.

I certify that this application and all of the supporting documents is accurate and complete. I understand that if selected for an award, I may be required to provide proof of the information stated on this form. If selected to receive an award, I agree that the applicant’s name, photo, award amount, may be used in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter) issued by R&D Systems and Bio-Techne.


 Spring 2019 Scholarship Program:
We are now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Scholarship!
How to Apply
  • Fill out the scholarship application form
  • Upload the acceptance letter from the University/program you are currently accepted/enrolled in
  • Write a personal statement of 500 words or less on how you plan to use your degree to further advance science in your field of interest
  • Submit a 200 character (including spaces) statement on what you believe is the biggest the biggest struggle for science right now.
  • Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.
  • Open worldwide.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma).
Selection and notification process
  • Deadline for this application is December 13, 2018 12 p.m. MST.
  • Finalist will be notified the following week.
Submission guidelines
  • Please submit your application online by December 13, 2018 to be considered for the Spring 2019 R&D Systems Scholarship.
  • Are the written statements required?
    • Yes, both topics listed are required.
  • What majors qualify?
    • Any science related major. If you haven’t declared your major yet, please use the written statement for how you plan to use your degree to be considered. 
  • What is the fee?
    • There is no fee.
  • When will you send me the check?
    • If selected, we will send the check directly to the university listed in the application to disperse.

Thank you for your interest in the R&D Systems Scholarship Program!

Nicholas Manfred

Congrats to our Fall 2018 recipient
Nicholas Manfred from Columbia University!


Amanda Velez

Congrats to our Spring 2018 recipient
Amanda Velez from University of North Florida!


Sophia Capo

Congrats to our Fall 2017 recipient
Sophia Capo from University of Waterloo!


Mutairu Bolaji Olatinwo

Congrats to our Spring 2017 recipient
Mutairu Bolaji Olatinwo from Louisiana State University!


Alfred Chin

Congrats to our Fall 2016 recipient
Alfred Chin from Johns Hopkins University!


Aaron Miller

Congrats to our Spring 2016 recipient
Aaron Miller from California State University, Northridge!


Nicholas Cortez

Congrats to our Fall 2015 recipient
Nicholas Cortez from the University of North Texas!


Terms and Conditions:

  1. Scholarships will be awarded to support the recipient’s listed university in the application for the awarded semester.
  2. All applications must be submitted to R&D Systems via the form or to scholarship@bio-techne.com by the deadline.
  3. Any student currently enrolled/accepted at an institution is eligible to apply (PhD, baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma).
  4. Applicants must complete the application form in full.
  5. Scholarship recipients will be determined via a selection committee.
  6. The recipient will be contacted by email one week after the deadline and also announced online.
  7. Scholarships will be paid to the recipient’s listed university. A student ID number will be required.
  8. By submitting this application, you agree to receive information from Bio-Techne brands (R&D Systems, Tocris Bioscience, Novus Biologicals and ProteinSimple), including distributors. Your information will never be sold or used by a third party. See our complete Privacy Policy for more information.
  9. Bio-Techne scholarship awards are not affiliated with university scholarship awards in any way.
  10. Employees of Bio-Techne and family members are not eligible for this scholarship.