Tocris Scholarship Program

Tocris is proud to support students who are pursuing a science related field of study (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science). The Tocris Scholarship Program has been established to award a $1,500 scholarship (or international currency equivalent) twice a year for the fall and spring semesters.

This scholarship is open to students accepted/enrolled in a college/university/institute within US, Canada and European Countries who are pursuing a science related field of study (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science).


Questions? Read our scholarship FAQs below

The deadline is December 8, 2022 12 p.m. MST. The recipient will be notified within the weeks following the deadline.

There will be NO exceptions to this deadline

Only the recipient will be emailed directly regarding selection. All others can check this page for the announcement.

Our Fall 2023 application will be open January 2023 through July 19, 2023

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. 

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.

I am unable to declare a major until later in my schooling or am still awaiting on admission to a university. Can I still apply?

If selected we apply the funds directly to the university listed in the application. If you cannot provide a declared field of study or admission documentation by the application deadline we recommend that you apply for next semester’s scholarship. We offer two each year, one for Fall and Spring.

Does my major qualify to apply for this scholarship?

We accept most science related majors (Life Science, Medical Science, Health Science - i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Medical Engineering etc.) Full list can be found in the application form above. *Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, etc are NOT eligible majors for this scholarship.

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.

Contact Information

Questions regarding the scholarship? Email: Use the subject line: Tocris Scholarship

    Congratulations To Our Recipients!

    Angela Ruiz photo Fall 2022 Recipient

    Congrats to Angela Ruiz from Purdue University!

    Victoria Williams photo Spring 2022 Recipient

    Congrats to Victoria Williams from University of California, Los Angeles!

    Fiona McDonald photo Fall 2021 Recipient

    Congrats to Fiona McDonald from Western Nevada College!

    Mykhailo Shchuka photo Spring 2021 Recipient

    Congrats to Mykhailo Shchuka from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University!

    Kanuri Fall 2020 Recipient

    Congrats to Kanuri Roundtree from University of San Diego!

    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.