Lewis University Wins $1M NSF Grant for Biology Transfer Student Program

Congratulations to Lewis University for winning a $961,000 National Science Foundation grant that will provide 28 scholarships over 5 years to support low-income students with demonstrated financial need and academic promise to succeed in STEM disciplines through the Biology Transitions program. The program will incorporate intensive mentoring, academic support, and undergraduate research opportunities to ensure that at least 80% of Biology Transitions participants will graduate. Professional guidance in the internship, graduate, and professional school application process will advance students toward STEM professions and increase the number of graduating scholars who continue in a STEM field through employment or graduate school.

Read more about the award on the Lewis University website.