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Division of Biology

Division of Biology
Kansas State University
116 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6615
785-532-6653 fax
biology@k-state.edu

Support Us

Many initiatives within the Division of Biology rely on the support of our alumni and friends. You can now contribute directly to the Division of Biology online. To learn more about these funds, click on the name of the fund below. To make a gift, please click the Donate now link and follow the prompts to fill in details about your gift and your contact information at the KSU Foundation's secure site. Make sure you specify the fund number to which you wish to donate in the Special Instructions box. Otherwise, the donation will be directed to a general fund for the College of Arts & Sciences, not to the specific initiative within the Division of Biology.

Thank you for considering a gift to the Division of Biology.

Departmental Funds

Division of Biology Excellence Fund - F17900

This fund supports the Division of Biology in achieving excellence in scholarship, service and instruction. Contributions provide resources for our seminar program, faculty research, instructional equipment and faculty and student travel. The Excellence Fund is an important financial key to reaching excellence on all three levels.
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Division of Biology Excellence Growth Fund - F22490

The spendable interest from this endowment supports the Division of Biology in achieving excellence in scholarship, service and instruction. Contributions provide resources for our seminar program, faculty research, instructional equipment and faculty and student travel. The Excellence Fund is an important financial key to reaching excellence on all three levels.
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Human Anatomy Research and Education Fund - F27578

The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support for equipment and supplies to teach Human Body to pre-health students across campus.
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Friends of the Herbarium - F25590

This fund supports the Kansas State University Herbarium. Contributions support field collection of specimens, and enhancement of the physical and digital resources of the Herbarium.
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Biology FDN-L. Evans Roth - F53100

Contributions to this fund provides financial support and perpetuates the name of L. Evans Roth, the first Director of the Division of Biology. This fund is used to recognize Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) graduate student research excellence.
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Norman (Everett/Edith) Excellence in Education  - F81551

This fund supports excellence within the division at the discretion of the Director.
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Konza Funds

Konza Environmental Education Program Fund - F28943

This account helps to support the environmental education program at Konza Prairie. The Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the support of Education.
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Konza Prairie Research Excellence Fund - F53200

As the name implies, the primary goal of this fund is to promote research excellence at Konza Prairie Biological Station (KPBS). This fund (which is controlled by the director of KPBS) is used to promote the research activities on KPBS and is not used for routine maintenance. As the account grows, it will support even more research activities on KPBS such as providing financial assistance to graduate students, post-docs, and younger faculty members.
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Friends of Konza Prairie - F28590

This account has been vital for the growth of the environmental education program. Friends of Konza Prairie (FOKP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the support of Konza Prairie. As a member, your contributions support Konza Prairie's education programs.
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Clean Air Warrior Excellence Fund - F56835

This fund was established to provide financial assistance to the Konza Prairie Biological Station to help with research, scholarship funding, lectures and other opportunities to help advance environmental studies at the university. The fund was created in memory of attorney and K-State alumnus Robert Patrick (1947-2015) to honor his proud career at the Environmental Protection Agency and specifically the work he did with the Clean Air Act. Bob devoted his career to improving the environment and was fondly known by colleagues as the "Clean Air Warrior."
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Wright (Valerie) Legacy Fund - F40760

This fund was established to honor the legacy of Valerie Wright, retired Konza Prairie Environmental Educator.
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Harms (Barbara/Wayne) Konza Prairie Graduate Student Research - F68366

Contributions to this account funds graduate student research on Konza Prairie.
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Undergraduate Scholarships

Allan & Carolyn Harms Biology Scholarship - Q67605

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Allan and Carolyn Harms and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Enloe Family Scholarship - F62865

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor the David A. Enloe family and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in fisheries, wildlife and conservation biology in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Biology Faculty Award for Most Promising Student Fund - Q03300

To recognize students who show potential in Biology.
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Division of Biology Scholarship - Q21187

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Floyd C. and Berniece Humbert Butel Biology Scholarship - Q55578

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Floyd C. and Berniece Humbert Butel, the parents of Dr. Janet S. Butel, and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Division of Biology University Distinguished Professors Scholarship - Q60540

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor University Distinguished Professors in the Division of Biology and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in a biological science at Kansas State University.
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Maben Family Scholarship in Biology - Q77110

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Pamela Maben and family and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Robert K Nabours Scholarship - Q81181

The purpose of this endowment is to perpetuate the memory of Robert K. Nabours, former head of Department of Zoology, and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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June Hull Sherrid Scholarship - Q87035

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor June Hull Sherrid and provide support to undergraduates in pre-health.
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Dr. Brian Spooner Fund - Q89040

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Dr. Brian Spooner and to provide financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Larry G. Williams Undergraduate Scholarship Fund - Q95240

This scholarship honors Larry G. Williams and provides financial assistance to undergraduate students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology. Williams retired in January 2008, from his position as University Distinguished Teaching Scholar and Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies after 37 years of dedicated service.
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H. Henley Haymaker Memorial Awards in Biological Science - Q68500

To perpetuate the name and memory of H. Henley Haymaker on the campus of Kansas State University where he devoted 45 years of his life as a professor on the biological sciences faculty.
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Beckman (John/Thea) Biology Scholarship - Q52263

The purpose of this scholarship is to honor John and Thea Beckman and provide support to undergraduate students.
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Division of Biology University Distinguished Professors Scholarship- Q60540

This award is in recognition of Division of Biology University Distinguished Professors and is used to fund undergraduate scholarships
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Graduate Awards and Fellowships

Chris Edler Memorial Scholarship Fund - Q61855

This award recognizes and honors outstanding achievements by graduate students conducting research or educational activities associated with the Konza Prairie Biological Station. It perpetuates the name and memory of Christopher Edler, an outstanding graduate student and teacher dedicated to research on the Konza Prairie, who died December 1993.
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Michael Scott Watkins Memorial Scholarship - Q94500

To perpetuate the memory and name of Michael Scott Watkins who lost his life in 1973 while a graduate student at Kansas State University. It is intended that this living memorial shall provide academic recognition and financial assistance to graduate students at Kansas State University who have distinguished themselves in teaching.
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Dr. Robert J. Robel Award - Q85062

The purpose of this award is to perpetuate the memory of Robert J. Robel and to provide recognition and financial assistance to graduate students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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Dr. Christopher C. Smith Evolutionary Biology Research Award - F88591

The purpose of this award is to recognize Dr. Christopher C. Smith's research in evolutionary biology and ecology over his career and to provide recognition and financial assistance to students properly enrolled in the Division of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kansas State University.
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H. Henley Haymaker Memorial Awards in Biological Science - Q68500

To perpetuate the name and memory of H. Henley Haymaker on the campus of Kansas State University where he devoted 45 years of his life as a professor on the biological sciences faculty. Contributions recognize an outstanding senior graduate student annually, who gives a presentation at the Division of Biology Annual Graduate Student Forum, and provides funds for the Haymaker Teaching Award for Faculty.
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James Ackert Biology Foundation Fund - Q50100

The purpose of this fund is to provide financial support and perpetuate the name of James Ackert, Professor of Zoology and first Dean of the Kansas State University Graduate School. Contributions recognize a graduate student annually, that has completed two years or less and has given a presentation at the Division of Biology Annual Graduate Student Forum.
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