Scholarships for College of Science Majors

Majors in the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology and Geophysics, Physics and Astronomy or Mathematics.

SOARS Scholars Receive

  • Up to $7,800 scholarship/year with annual renewals possible
  • 1:1 mentoring by LSU science/math faculty and advisors
  • Career coaching
  • Personal and professional development
  • Preparation for research opportunities


  • Demonstrated financial need
    • Pell or Pelican Promise eligible
  • Enrolled full time
  • Majoring in a degree program within the College of Science
    • Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics
  • GPA of at least 3.0

To Apply

Complete the SOARS application form online. 

Online Application

Download PDF of Application

The deadline to apply is Monday, January 10, 2022.


For further information, please contact Dr. Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy or Valerie Stampley at





Funded by the National Science Foundation Award #1930474