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 $7,800 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

To Apply
We are not accepting applications at this time.

Meet the SOARS Scholars

Name Classification Area of Study
Aaliyah Hameed Senior Biological Sciences - Marine Biology
Abbie Bui Sophomore Biological Sciences
Cory Riley Junior Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics
Dylan Jones Junior Biochemistry
Jason Huang Senior Biological Sciences - Secondary Education
Jayden Turner Junior Mathematics - Actuarial Science
Jelani Smith Sophomore Biological Sciences
Lauren Rogers Sophomore Biological Sciences
Mackenzie Weeks Junior Biological Sciences
Nathaniel Wrobel Junior Physics - Astronomy; Mechanical Engineering
Nena Nguyen Sophomore Biochemistry
Raenessa Walker Senior Physics - Astronomy
Reem Qayssar Sophomore Biological Sciences
Ria Salway Junior Biological Sciences
Tayla Anderson Sophomore Microbiology
Toby Mosher Sophomore Biochemistry
Zoe Mixon Sophomore Mathematics - Mathematical Statistics


For further information, please contact Dr. Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy or Valerie Stampley at