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Plant Genetics

Plant genetics is a very broad term. There are many facets of genetics in general, and of course there are many facets to plants. The definition of genetics is the branch of biology that deals with heredity, especially the mechanisms of hereditary transmission and the variation of inherited characteristics among similar or related organisms. And the definition of a plant is any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically producing embryos, containing chloroplasts, having cell walls which contain cellulose, and lacking the power of locomotion. Although there has been a revolution in the biological sciences in the past twenty years, there is still a great deal that remains to be discovered. The completion of the sequencing of the human genome, as well as the genomes of some agriculturally and scientifically important plants (for example rice), has increased the possibilities of genetic research immeasurably.

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Plant Genetics Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Albert R. and Herta A. Karwatka Memorial Scholarship $2,000 February 01, 2018
Ralph L. and Frances A. Jaeschke Arts and Sciences Endowed Scholarship $1,250 February 01, 2018
Riley Thomas Greer Scholarship $1,000 June 01, 2018
Dennis Raveling Scholarship Up to $2,000 October 31, 2017
Science Student Grant Fund $1,000 December 01, 2017
Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship Up to $4,000 January 31, 2018
Modine Endowed Science and Mathematics Scholarship $625 February 01, 2018
Ila A. Adams Memorial Scholarship $575 August 28, 2017
Donnie Williams Math/Science Memorial Scholarship $575 August 28, 2017
Oliver and Hazel Shriver Memorial Science/Math/High Tech. Scholarship $560 August 28, 2017