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The Leland M. Shannon Endowed Fund In Biochemistry

The Leland M. Shannon Endowed Fund In Biochemistry


Biochemistry D01045


Undergraduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Dr. Leland M. Shannon Endowed Fund in Biochemistry was established in 1992 by Mrs. Margaret Shannon, in memory of her husband, Leland Shannon, Dean of the Graduate Division and teacher, researcher and administrator, who died Feb. 18, 1991 at age 63. The fund is open to all undergraduates enrolled in Biochemistry 112.

Selection and Guidelines:

Students must be enrolled in Biochemistry 112 and submit a one-page double-spaced article stating their goals in Biochemistry and their financial need. Article/essay due on last day of winter quarter classes. Applicant's GPA is verified by Biochem undergraduate secretary. The professors in charge of the course choose recipient based on application and quality of coursework in Biochem 112.

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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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