Each year, the department recognizes student achievement through awards and scholarships that are given to deserving students, including:

  • Deborah K. Smith Award for Achievement in Biology for graduating seniors
  • Tiana Nicole Williams Award in the Biological Sciences for graduating seniors
  • John Yarbrough Awards: Outstanding Rising Junior, Senior in Biology
  • Martha Nell Tucker Freshman Biology Award
  • Martha Tucker Science Award
  • GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholars Program Scholarship
  • Betty Hyatt Biology Scholarship
  • Mull/Jackson/Mellette Scholarship


The STEM Scholarship Programs provides a unique opportunity for talented students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM Scholars participate in a specialized learning community. Additionally, a mentoring program helps to prepare students for careers in industry, government, and education, as well as assists students in exploring options for graduate studies.

STEM at Meredith College

Learn more about the STEM programs at Meredith College.


Learn more about the STEM programs at Meredith College.

Contact Information
Jason Andrus
Head, Dept. of Biological Sciences
103 Science/Mathematics Bldg. 
(919) 760-8891
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