Scholarships for College of Science Majors
Majors in the departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology and Geophysics, Physics and Astronomy or Mathematics.

SOARS Scholars Receive

  • Up to $10,000 scholarship/year with annual renewals possible
  • 1:1 mentoring by LSU science/math faculty and advisors
  • Career coaching
  • Personal and professional development
  • Preparation for research opportunities


  • Demonstrated financial need (Pell or Pelican Promise eligible)
  • Enrolled full time
  • Majoring in a degree program within the College of Science (Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics)
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident

Note: SOARS is not accepting applications at this time.

Meet the SOARS Scholars

Name Area of Study
Abbie Bui Biological Sciences
Alexandra Ball Biological Sciences
Dykia Williams Biological Sciences
Erica Clement Mathematics - Secondary Education
Jayden Turner Mathematics - Actuarial Science
Jelani Smith Biological Sciences
Lauren Rogers Biological Sciences
Liam Lopez Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics
Madison Ferguson Biochemistry
Nena Nguyen Biochemistry
Reem Qayssar Biological Sciences
Ryan Brown Physics - Astronomy
Toby Mosher Biochemistry; Microbiology
Zoe Mixon Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics


For further information, please contact Valerie Stampley at