Give to Biology
If you would like to support the important activities of the Department of Biology, please donate to the PSU Foundation specifying the name of the account you wish to support. Alumni and friend donations have made a tremendous impact on our ability to serve the students, and we are very grateful for your generosity. Thanks!
- Biology Scholarship Fund
- Biology Unrestricted Account
- David Clark Endowment Fund
- Lester Newman Seminar Support Account
- Forbes Lea Endowed Fund for Student Research
- Graduate Teaching Award for Biology
This fund is used to support financially strapped Biology students to pursue a degree.
This fund is used to support outreach activities with the community.
This fund is designed to provide monetary support for undergraduate students to travel for biological research and/or conferences.
This fund supports the department's seminar series, which brings in scientists from around the country to speak to our faculty and students about their research.
This fund is designed to support student research and honor two faculty who gave their academic careers so completely to students. This endowed fund provides seminal funds to students exploring basic and applied questions in biology.
The Graduate Teaching Award, which is awarded to three students each year, recognizes outstanding teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants in Biology.
- Herbarium Fund
- Museum of Natural History **New
This fund supports departmental efforts to curate and manage our floral natural history heritage. The collection is used in teaching, research and outreach.
This fund supports the departmental efforts to curate and catalog our natural history heritage of all living organisms. Our collections include insects and other invertebrates, vertebrates, plants, and microbes. The collections are used in teaching, research and outreach.
- Vertebrate Museum Fund
This fund supports the departmental efforts to curate and catalog our animal natural history heritage. Our major holdings are in the vertebrates. This collection is used in research, teaching and community outreach activities.