Summer 2018 Textbook Scholarship
Eligibility Rules

The program welcomes applications from students needing additional support to cover textbook costs, as they pursue a degree in one of the life sciences.

The scholarship will fund one undergraduate or graduate student the cost of their textbooks, providing $1,000 in direct costs. The scholarship is merit-based, and applicants can show their qualifications and need in the application process.

LabRoots supports undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in the life science fields. This program is open to students both in, and outside the US; there are no geographical limits for applicants. LabRoots wishes to encourage all students to stay in science and aims to help students work towards their research and educational goals.



  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate program (BSc or higher) for the 2017/2018 academic year
  • The degree program must be in a life science field of study
  • Open worldwide

Application Requirements
  • Academic Status and Institution
  • Resume/CV
  • Project proposal (Your proposal will be limited to 4000 characters, including spaces. You must enter a minimum of 250 words.)

Selection Process

LabRoots will review all applicants and the winner of the scholarship will be notified by email before September 15, 2018.

Selection is based on academic achievement and on the written proposal.

Other General Terms

No fee is required for the scholarship application

There are no restrictions on how the award can be used by the recipient

Proof of identity may be required

It is the recipients responsibility to inform the appropriate academic office that you have received the award (often outside awards must be disclosed to your admissions office)

The award can be paid to your institute or department for disbursement to you