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


  • Junior or Senior
  • 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

To Apply
Fill out the online application linked below by Wednesday, February 7, 2024.


Download PDF of Application

Meet the SOARS Scholars

Name Area of Study
Abbie Bui Biological Sciences
Cory Riley Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics
Dylan Jones Biochemistry
Jayden Turner Mathematics - Actuarial Science
Jelani Smith Biological Sciences
Lauren Rogers Biological Sciences
Mackenzie Weeks Biological Sciences
Nathaniel Wrobel Physics - Astronomy; Mechanical Engineering
Nena Nguyen Biochemistry
Reem Qayssar Biological Sciences
Ria Salway Biological Sciences
Toby Mosher Biochemistry
Zoe Mixon Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics


For further information, please contact Valerie Stampley at