Hartwick Accepting Applications for Biotechnology Scholarship Program

February 1, 2010

Are you interested in biotechnology? Alternative energy? Genetic engineering? Robotics? Cancer research? So are we.

According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, careers in biotechnology are growing much faster than they can be filled by qualified skilled individuals. That means huge opportunities for college science graduates! Biotechnology encompasses a wide range of exciting career opportunities, from environmental engineering, agriculture, and alternative energy to robotics, neurobiology, organ regeneration, and bioengineering to cancer research, genetic engineering, and cloning.

The Hartwick College-National Science Foundation Biotechnology Scholarship offers $40,000 to selected full-time students interested in a career in biotechnology. Granted to six incoming full-time first-year students, this unique scholarship provides opportunities for special internship, research, and mentoring experiences.

The $10,000 per year award is in addition to other merit and need-based financial aid as awarded by the Hartwick College Office of Financial Aid & Affordability, and is renewable for four years, contingent upon continued eligibility.

For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply for the Hartwick College-National Science Foundation Biotechnology Scholarship, visit

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Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,480 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes a uniquely experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a unique January Term, a wide range of internships, and vast study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for the world ahead. A Three Year Bachelor’s Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Contact: Christopher Lott
Phone: 607-431-4030