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Morgan/Macaluso Family Endowed Scholarship in Natural Sciences



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Mike and Gloria Morgan established this scholarship in 2012 in memory of their parents—Lewis and Ruth Morgan, George and Helen Macaluso—who strongly supported their undergraduate education. Gloria particularly wishes to remember her father, George, who had to leave school to help support his mother and sisters. Nevertheless, he remained an active adult learner throughout his 95 years. Dr. Morgan was a founding member of the Biology and Environmental Science programs in which he taught for 37 years. Gloria Morgan founded and taught a preschool program for 24 years. The scholarship is awarded to full-time students who are majoring in one of the natural sciences, with preference given to botany, ecology or field biology students who are of at least junior status at the time of application. Student must have an internship, field station or other proven field experience initiatives tied to botany, field ecology or closely related fields. Preference will be given to students who have a proven record of volunteering for the betterment of mankind.