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Plant Biology Giving Opportunities

Stacy Welker, posing in front of her research poster

Stacy Welker, first recipient of the Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship.

The Environmental and Plant Biology Department’s current fund-raising priorities include scholarships, conference travel, and facilities.

Endowed Scholarships for Undergraduates

  • Professor Arthur Blickle Botany Scholarship for Women
    • For full-time women botany majors on the Athens campus
  • Charles E. Miller Scholarship/Research Fund
    • For full-time botany majors on the Athens campus

The Norman S. Cohn Research Fellowship in Plant Cell and Molecular Biology

  • Provides summer fellowship to pursue research with a faculty member in Environmental & Plant Biology

Undergraduate Conference Travel

  • Environmental & Plant Biology Faculty and Staff Memorial Fund
    • Funds research and conference expenses
    • Honors the memory of Warren A. Wistendahl, Laurence Larson, Monroe T. Vermilion, Robert M. Lloyd, Elizabeth D. Moore, J. Herbert Graffius, and Norman S. Cohn

Graduate Research and Conference Funding

  • The Lee S. and Irene E. Roach Graduate Endowment
    • Assists with conference, workshop, or research expenses for graduate students in plant cellular and molecular biology
  • The Hiram Roy Wilson and Florence Wilson Scholarship Fund
    • Supports travel for graduate students presenting at conferences

Dysart Woods

  • Provides funds for stewardship of 50-acre tract of old-growth oak forest located in Belmont County, Ohio

Contact Us

For information about giving to the Department of Environmental & Plant Biology, contact:

Susan Downard
Senior Director of Development, College of Arts & Sciences
306 Wilson Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740-593-2843

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