University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Dr. Edwin Ravi Alexander Award in Biochemistry

Dr. Edwin Ravi Alexander Award in Biochemistry


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Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Dr. Edwin Ravi Alexander received a degree in Biochemistry from UC Riverside. He created the Dr. Edwin Ravi Alexander Award in Biochemistry to be used for the benefit and support of undergraduate biochemistry students who show a strong commitment to community and public service while excelling in their studies.

Selection and Guidelines:

Award decisions are made annually in January. Applicants must be UC Riverside undergraduate students majoring in Biochemistry, have junior or senior standing, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in science and mathematics courses. Awardees are chosen by the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry in consultation with the Department of Biochemistry's Chair of Undergraduate Advising on the basis of the applicants' submitted application materials.
To Apply for this Award:
Send a letter to the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry describing the community and public service activities in which you have been engaged while an undergraduate Biochemistry major at UC Riverside. Also arrange to have three letters of recommendation, including at least one from an individual who has directly supervised your community/public service activities, sent to the Biochemistry Department Chair. Finally, official college transcripts, sent directly to the Chair of the Department of Biochemistry, must be included as part of the application.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247

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