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 (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science).

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. *For universities within the US, Canada, and European Countries only.


There will be NO exceptions to this deadline

Scholarship FAQs below

Our Fall 2023 application will be open March 3, 2023 through July 19, 2023


The recipient is directly notified via email following the closing of the application deadline. See previous R&D Systems scholarship recipients below

Announcements are made on this page within the weeks following the deadline. Only the recipient will be emailed directly announcing the selection.

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 type of documentation/verification of the degree/program you have been accepted into or are currently enrolled in at the institution mentioned in your application. This can be any document showing your institute and field of study.
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.


 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 (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science)
  • Open to all levels of education above high school
  • Open for students studying in a college/university within the US, Canada, and European Countries only.
  • Enrolled or accepted for enrollment at time of application (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma).
Deadline & Announcement
  • Deadline for this application is July 19, 2023 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?
    • We accept most science related majors (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science - i.e. Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Engineering etc.) Full list can be found in the application form above. *Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, etc are NOT eligible majors for this scholarship.
  • Is there a fee?
    • There is no fee.
  • When will the scholarship funds be awarded?
    • If selected, we will send the check directly to the university listed in the application to disperse.

Congratulations To Our Recipients!


Apply Today

Submit your application for Fall 2023 today!


Olivia Sekyi-Aidoo

Congrats to our Spring 2023 recipient
Olivia Sekyi-Aidoo from University of Pittsburgh!


Alisa Miliakhovska

Congrats to our Fall 2022 recipient
Alisa Miliakhovska from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences!


Tsemo Tagne Sandrine

Congrats to our Spring 2022 recipient
Tsemo Tagne Sandrine from Imperial College London!


Karina Marinovich

Congrats to our Fall 2021 recipient
Karina Marinovich from Duke University!


Amreen Kaur

Congrats to our Spring 2021 recipient
Amreen Kaur from University of California, Davis!


Fozia Khan

Congrats to our Fall 2020 recipient
Fozia Khan from University of Manchester!


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 above by the deadline.
  3. Any student currently enrolled/accepted at an institution/college above high school level 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.