Undergraduates from Illinois who are enrolled in the Department of Biochemistry at the University. A student must be from Lake, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, Kane or Will County, Illinois. Incoming freshmen will be considered if they have achieved a score of 1200 or higher on the SAT or comparable score on a similar standardized test or rank in the upper five percent of their high school graduate class. Sophomore, junior, and senior candidates shall have maintained a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) cumulative GPA. The University’s Division of Financial Aid will administer the scholarship.