Jurica Scholars Application Period Status - OPEN

The priority deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.

Thank you for your interest in the Jurica Scholars Program in the Department of Biological Sciences at Benedictine University. To apply, please answer the following questions and press the “Submit” button. You can type directly in the boxes below or copy and paste from a word processing program such as Microsoft Word. Be sure to review your answers before hitting “Submit.”
Please enter your GPA (e.g. 3.4/4 or 4.6/5)
If you took the ACT, please enter your score.
If you took the SAT, please enter your score.
You MUST be entering into one of the majors listed above in order to be considered for the Jurica Scholars Program. Students in a major other than the ones listed above will not be considered.
Please list all of the science and math classes taken and note any PLTW courses.
100 words or less
Describe a time you learned something by teaching yourself. What might you apply from that experience to college learning? (300 words or less)
Describe your favorite organism. What makes this species so special? (300 words or less)
If you had unlimited resources, what experiment would you conduct or what research would you pursue? (400 words or less)
We'd like to get to know you better. If you'd like to add something to your application to help us make a decision, please do so here. (400 words or less)
Please list the name of the person that will be writing your letter of recommendation. Please make sure this letter is submitted to Dr. William Law either via email at wlaw@ben.edu or by mail at: Dr. William Law, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Birck 119, Lisle, IL 60532

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William R. Law, Ph.D
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

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5700 College Road
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Lisle, IL 60532