R&D Systems Scholarship Application

scholarship program

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. *US, Canada, and European Countries only

Contact Details

Questions? Email: scholarship@bio-techne.com, or read our FAQs.


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

Scholarship recipient will be announced the week following the deadline on this page. Only the recipient will be emailed directly announcing the selection. Our Spring 2021 application will open the week following July 29 and be open through mid-December 2020.

Scholarship Form

Student Information

Academic Information

We only accept applicants who are currently enrolled/accepted at a university. If selected, the funds are sent directly to the university listed in the application to disperse.
N/A if you do not yet have a declared minor

Application Materials

Upload any documentation/verification of the degree/program you have been accepted into or are currently enrolled in:
Files must be less than 50 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx.
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.
By checking this box|By checking this box, I agree to receive relevant marketing communications regarding products, industry news, literature, and events from Bio-Techne and its brands: R&D Systems, Novus Biologicals, Tocris Bioscience, ProteinSimple and Advanced Cell Diagnostics. I understand that I can change my preferences at any time. I further understand that any data provided to Bio-Techne and its brands will be stored, used, and deleted consistent with Bio-Techne’s Privacy Notice.


 R&D Systems Scholarship Program:
How to Apply
  • Fill out the scholarship application form
  • Upload the required documents mentioned in the application form above
  • Applicants must have a major declared in a science related field.
  • Open in the US, Canada, and European Countries only.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma).
Deadline & Announcement
  • Deadline for this application is July 29 12 p.m. MST.
  • Only the recipient will be emailed directly announcing the selection. All others can check this page for the announcement.
  • What majors qualify?
    • All science related majors are eligible (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Engineering etc.). 
  • Is there a 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.

Congratulations To Our Recipients!


Katie Downes

Congrats to our Spring 2020 recipient
Katie Downes from University of West England!


Maelynn Cooper

Congrats to our Fall 2019 recipient
Maelynn Cooper from North Carolina A&T State University!


Olivia Young

Congrats to our Spring 2019 recipient
Olivia Young from Wesleyan College!


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.