Computational Biology

Computational biology involves the development and application of data-analytical and theoretical methods, mathematical modeling and computational simulation techniques to the study of biological, ecological, behavioral, and social systems. The field is broadly defined and includes foundations in biology, applied mathematics, statistics, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics, molecular biology, genetics, genomics, computer science and evolution.

Computational biology is different from biological computing, which is a subfield of computer science and computer engineering using bioengineering and biology to build computers, but is similar to bioinformatics, which is an interdisciplinary science using computers to store and process biological data.

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Matching Computational Biology Colleges

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $49,580 average out-state tuition; $49,580 average in-state tuition

Harvard University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $44,990 average out-state tuition; $44,990 average in-state tuition

Princeton University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,140 average out-state tuition; $47,140 average in-state tuition

Case Western Reserve University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $47,074 average out-state tuition; $47,074 average in-state tuition

Brown University

Four or more years; Private not for profit; $52,231 average out-state tuition; $52,231 average in-state tuition

Florida State University

Four or more years; Public; $19,084 average out-state tuition; $4,640 average in-state tuition

University of Delaware

Four or more years; Public; $31,860 average out-state tuition; $11,870 average in-state tuition

Scholarships for Computational Biology Majors

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STEM Scholarship

Avomeen Analytical Services

$2,500 April 01, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship

Avomeen Analytical Services

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$2,500

deadline

April 01, 2021
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PixelPlex STEM Scholarship

PixelPlex

$2,000 December 05, 2020 See Details
 

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship

PixelPlex

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$2,000

deadline

December 05, 2020
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Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship

Alliant Energy Foundation

$1,000 February 17, 2021 See Details
 

Alliant Energy Innovation Scholarship

Alliant Energy Foundation

award

$1,000

deadline

February 17, 2021
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STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

$1,000 June 30, 2021 See Details
 

STEM Scholarship

B&G Refrigeration

award

$1,000

deadline

June 30, 2021
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Science Ambassador Scholarship

Cards Against Humanity

100% of tuition December 14, 2020 See Details
 

Science Ambassador Scholarship

Cards Against Humanity

award

100% of tuition

deadline

December 14, 2020
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I. C. Gunning Scholarship

Eastern Oklahoma State College

Varies February 21, 2021 See Details
 

I. C. Gunning Scholarship

Eastern Oklahoma State College

award

Varies

deadline

February 21, 2021
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American Association of University Women Scholarship - Battle Creek

Battle Creek Community Foundation

Varies March 01, 2021 See Details
 

American Association of University Women Scholarship - Battle Creek

Battle Creek Community Foundation

award

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deadline

March 01, 2021
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SBC Scholarship

East Central University

Varies April 01, 2021 See Details
 

SBC Scholarship

East Central University

award

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deadline

April 01, 2021
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Higginbotham Family Biology Scholarship

East Central University

Varies April 01, 2021 See Details
 

Higginbotham Family Biology Scholarship

East Central University

award

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deadline

April 01, 2021
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Dr. Thomas Mcknight Scholarship

East Central University

Varies April 01, 2021 See Details
 

Dr. Thomas Mcknight Scholarship

East Central University

award

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deadline

April 01, 2021
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