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There are 3 premed scholarships open for students interested in pursuing a healthcare career: Carsten Buckley Scholarship for students interested in applying to a competitive graduate healthcare program (Flyer) Russell Jones Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in Optometry (students not interested in optometry are also able to apply!) (Flyer) Bob J. Barber Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in Dentistry (students not interested in dentistry are also able to apply!) (Flyer) Visit the NAU premed…
Brian Layton Cardall Memorial Scholarship Emily Palmquist In collaboration with the US Geological Survey, she investigates how riparian plant species along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park are affected by varying flood regimes as dams and flow management along the Colorado River have significantly altered the geomorphology of the river, the structure and function of plant communities, and the associated riparian animal populations (including fish and birds). Once she completes her doctorate, she looks forward to continuing her…