Tocris Scholarship Program

Tocris is proud to support students who plan to pursue a science related degree. The Tocris Scholarship Program has been established to award a $1500 scholarship (or international currency equivalent) twice a year for the fall and spring semesters.

This scholarship is open in the US/Canada and European Countries to students accepted/enrolled in a university and plan to pursue a science related degree.

Contact Information

Questions regarding the scholarship? Email:

The deadline is July 29 12 p.m. MST. The recipient will be notified within 2 weeks following the deadline.

Only the recipient will be emailed directly regarding selection. All others can check this page for the announcement. Our Spring 2021 application will open the week following July 29 and be open through mid-December 2020.

Student Information

Academic Information

Application Materials

I certify that this application and all of the supporting documents is accurate and complete. I understand that if selected for an award, I may be required to provide proof of the information stated on this form. If selected to receive an award, I agree that the applicant’s name, photo, award amount, may be used in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter) issued by Tocris and Bio-Techne. 

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Scholarship FAQs

I am a high school student, am I eligible to apply?

Yes, if you are currently enrolled/accepted at a university. If selected, we send the check directly to the university listed in the application.

Does my major qualify to apply for this scholarship?

We accept almost all majors that are related to a student pursuing a science related degree (biology, dental, chemistry, nursing, medical, etc.).

Can I apply for other Bio-Techne scholarships?

Yes, the scholarships also offered by R&D Systems and Novus Biologicals are separate scholarships and a student can apply to any of them that they desire.

Do I need to provide any English certifications to apply? 

No, we do not require any certifications to apply for this scholarship.

Will you find a university for me to help me get into the US?

Unfortunately, we do not help with this part. To qualify for this scholarship, you must already be accepted/enrolled in a university.

Is there a fee to apply?


When will I get the check for this scholarship?

If you are selected as the recipient, we send it to your university to disperse.

Congratulations To Our Recipients!

Uzair Spring 2020 Recipient

Congrats to Uzair Ahmed from Offenburg University!

Carussa Fall 2019 Recipient

Congratulations to Thomas Ballinger from Washington State University!

Carussa Spring 2019 Recipient

Congratulations to Emma Lipkowski from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology!

Carussa Fall 2018 Recipient

Congratulations to Victoria Laney from John Hopkins University!

Terms and Conditions:

  1. Applications must be submitted online by the application deadline with all required information filled out.
  2. This scholarship is open in the US/Canada and European Countries to all levels of study above high school (PhD, baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma.
  3. Applicant must be already enrolled/accepted at a university to apply. If selected, we send the check directly to the university listed in the application to disperse.
  4. By submitting this application, you agree to receive information from Bio-Techne brands (R&D Systems, Tocris Bioscience, Novus Biologicals and ProteinSimple), including distributors. Your information will never be sold or used by a third party. See our complete privacy policy for more information.
  5. Employees and relatives of Bio-Techne employees are not eligible for this scholarship.