Information for Students
Phi Sigma Biological Sciences Honor Society
Phi Sigma is a very active student group in the School of Biological Sciences, and membership in this honor society is open to both graduate and upper level undergraduate students. Phi Sigma are involved in awarding student research grants, organizing philanothropic and community service events, hosting Winter and Spring banquets, and organizing a yearly Research Symposium along with a lot of other fun activities. Ashley will be the Vice President of Phi Sigma for 2018-2019 and Nate is currently a Faculty Advisor for Phi Sigma. For more information, please see their website here.
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
LS-AMP is an NSF funded program providing support and mentoring for minority students majoring in Biology or other STEM fields. Nate is a mentor for LS-AMP and Chris will be the LS-AMP Graduate Assistant for 2018-2019. For more information or to join LS-AMP, visit their website here.
Current LS-AMP students seeking a research mentor should email Nate.
Biological Sciences Student Association
BSSA is a student-run organization for undergraduates interested in Biological Sciences. BSSA organize a research symposium in the Fall semester and hold meetings throughout the academic year. For more information, please see their website here.
Registered Student Organizations
Illinois State University offers a wide range of RSOs including the Pre-Health Society, Pre-Dental Society and Redbird Red Cross. For the complete list and contact information, please visit this site.
Scholarships and Awards
A list of scholarships and awards that Biological Sciences students can apply for is here.
Illinois State University Career Center
The Career Center offers a range of programs dedicated to help students prepare for their careers and provide support for job searches and opportunities for further education. Please visit their website here.
Summer Research Programs