Brevard Scholarship In Life Sciences


Type

General Endowment

Value

$591,025 (2021)

Year Established

2002

Purpose

Support an undergraduate student studying Life Sciences. (GF000058)

Description

This scholarship is administered by the Office of Financial Aid to local incoming freshman, then renewed each year.


History

The Melbourne Kidney Center has been improving the life of countless victims of kidney disease for several years, it keeps contributing to the health and well-being of Brevard, and it has state-of-the art techniques and services.

The Melbourne Kidney Center established a scholarship program to support Brevard County undergraduate students enrolled in Life Sciences. This endowed scholarship prepares recipients for medical, life sciences research and teaching careers, since a very high proportion of Florida Tech life sciences graduates go on to medical school and to career in life sciences and medical research. Additionally, since Florida Tech has outstanding life sciences programs.