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Natural Science Scholarship


McPherson College offers one full-tuition scholarship for students majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or Environmental Stewardship.

Two $6,000 and multiple $1,000-$4,000 scholarships will be awarded to runners-up. These awards are renewable annually and will be in addition to your Merit Scholarship and the Presidential Scholarship if you choose to compete.

Please complete the request form below for scholarship consideration.


  • Qualifying students must have at least a 28 ACT or 1310 SAT.
  • Applicants must complete the McPherson College online application and send in their test scores and transcript.
  • Please respond to the following prompt in an essay of 500-1000 words: What do you anticipate will be the scientific research that will have the greatest impact on human society in the 21st century?
  • Scores, transcript and essay can be sent to
  • Application deadline for the Full-Tuition Scholarship is March 1, 2021.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to also attend the January 23, 2021 or February 18, 2021 Presidential Visit Day. Attendees will interview with the department and tour the facilities.

Scholarship Request