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Student Research Scholarship

The Student Research Scholarship Fund at Eastern Connecticut State University was established in May 2014 by Dr. Marc Freeman and his wife Amy, both graduates of Eastern. Marc is a nationally recognized researcher and is the Director and a Senior Scientist at the Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University. He earned his Ph.D. in Biology at Yale and in 2009 he became a recipient of a prestigious Early Career Scientist Award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, one of only 50 scientists across the country to receive the honor.

The following criteria shall be used in the selection process: This scholarship fund will support Eastern students for research work or research internships in the sciences including room and board, research materials and stipends.