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Now accepting applications for Darlene Carlson Scholarship

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Darlene Carlson scholarship encourages students with high academic potential to pursue a career in science.  One scholarship will be awarded with a value of $500 for the 2014-15 academic year.


Darlene Carlson graduated from St. Cloud State University in 1972 receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry with a teaching certificate.  After a year of teaching biology and chemistry in the Anoka School District, she took a research position at 3M Co. in St. Paul, MN. 

She was responsible for developing advanced audio, video, data storage products and multi-layer optical films.  Darlene is currently the vice president of Carlson Consulting Group, a technology consulting company, transforming technical ideas into business success.

ELIGIBILITY

Full time students at St. Cloud State University who:

1)    Have completed 40 college credits and 12 credits that may apply to a science major course.

2)    Have completed at least 24 credit hours at St. Cloud State University.

3)    Have met the requirements for acceptance into a major in biology, chemistry, mathematics or physics.

4)    Have a GPA of at least 3.0 in their overall studies and at least 3.5 in their major.

5)    Graduated from a Minnesota high school.

Applicants must fill out an application form available at the Dean’s Office (WSB-145) or print the application below and submit a one-page typed personal statement explaining their interest and aspirations in a selected area of the sciences.

Female candidates will be evaluated first and only if a qualified female candidate is not identified would a male candidate be considered.

Applications are due in the Dean's Office by Monday, March 31, 2014
Download printable application (doc)


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