Biology Department Scholarships

The Zaebst Scholarship

The Zaebst Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Fred Zaebst, Professor, mentor, colleague and friend. This scholarship is awarded annually to a Biology student enrolled full-time with a GPA of at least 3.0 and a class standing of junior or above.

Zaebst recipients

The Berthrong Scholarship

Morgan Berthrong, MD, is a distinguished pathologist and medical educator in Colorado Springs and Denver. For 25 years he taught at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. After resigning as Pathology Chair at the University of Colorado, Dr. Berthrong directed the Pathology Department at Penrose Hospital to widely recognized excellence in general pathology, laboratory medicine, pathology resident education and medical technologist training. He received the University Medal for his contributions to the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. In 2000, an Endowment was established to his honor, the proceeds of which are used to promote academic success while helping deserving students continue their studies in the biological sciences. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Biology (undergraduate or graduate) student enrolled full-time with an overall and major GPA of at least 3.5.

Berthrong recipients