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The WIB Founders Professional Scholarship Provides Great Opportunities and Experiences - Now Accepting Applications!

WIB is proud to present The Women In Bio Founders Scholarship!  The scholarship was established to advance the educational development of women by encouraging and supporting education on all aspects of life science. The scholarship honors WIB co-founders, Robbie Melton, Anne Mathias, Cynthia Wong, and Elizabeth Grey, who all wanted to provide a forum for women to come together to celebrate and support each other's success, and in so doing created a dynamic and invaluable forum for the local community. 

We are pleased to announce WIB is offering three $1,000 professional scholarships this year. Candidates must be a woman currently working within the life sciences and a WIB member from any of our WIB chapters. The money can be applied towards workshops, conferences, courses, seminars and other similar educational programs. 

Click here to download the application. The application deadline is Friday, November 1, 2019. Send completed applications to

The 2018 Scholarship recipients are:

  • Julie Huang, WIB-San Francisco: Plans to complete the Biotech Primer course: Drug Development Immersion


  • Kristin Sellers, WIB-San Francisco: Plans to attend the International Neuromodulation Society 14th World Congress



  • An honorable mention to Eva Zimmerman, WIB-Texas: will receive $495 to attend a course of her choice.


To donate money towards the WIB Scholarship Fund, click here. We encourage companies to sponsor a full scholarship. We also invite individuals to donate any amount, and you can do so in honor or in memory of someone special to you.