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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Churchill Scholarship

Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States

Up to $60,000 November 01, 2021 See Details
 

Churchill Scholarship

Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States

award

Up to $60,000

deadline

November 01, 2021
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Keynote Scholarship

National Space Club

$10,000 December 03, 2021 See Details
 

Keynote Scholarship

National Space Club

award

$10,000

deadline

December 03, 2021
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CodeWizardsHQ Educational Scholarship

CodeWizardsHQ

$2,500 October 01, 2021 See Details
 

CodeWizardsHQ Educational Scholarship

CodeWizardsHQ

award

$2,500

deadline

October 01, 2021
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Regeneron Science Talent Search

Society for Science and the Public

Up to $250,000 November 10, 2021 See Details
 

Regeneron Science Talent Search

Society for Science and the Public

award

Up to $250,000

deadline

November 10, 2021
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PixelPlex STEM Scholarship

PixelPlex

$2,000 December 05, 2021 See Details
 

PixelPlex STEM Scholarship

PixelPlex

award

$2,000

deadline

December 05, 2021
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Community College Scholarships

Ohio Space Grant Consortium

$1,000 October 31, 2021 See Details
 

Community College Scholarships

Ohio Space Grant Consortium

award

$1,000

deadline

October 31, 2021
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Women in STEM Study.com Scholarship

Study.com

$500 April 01, 2022 See Details
 

Women in STEM Study.com Scholarship

Study.com

award

$500

deadline

April 01, 2022
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Clarence L. Remynse Scholarship

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Up to $7,500 December 01, 2021 See Details
 

Clarence L. Remynse Scholarship

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

award

Up to $7,500

deadline

December 01, 2021
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Science Ambassador Scholarship

Cards Against Humanity

100% of tuition December 13, 2021 See Details
 

Science Ambassador Scholarship

Cards Against Humanity

award

100% of tuition

deadline

December 13, 2021
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The Student Research Scholarship

Eastern Connecticut State University

Varies Varies See Details
 

The Student Research Scholarship

Eastern Connecticut State University

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Varies

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