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ROCKFORD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship Program to help provide educational opportunities for future generations of scientists.
“This scholarship program will help both undergraduate and graduate students who are studying a life science discipline,” said Jeff Lee, commercial director for Thermo Scientific Pierce immunoassay products. “By encouraging the next generation of doctors, scientists and researchers through this program, we hope to ensure that there will always be bright, talented individuals with innovative ideas joining our industry as customers and employees.”
The program, which includes two $10,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year, is available to undergraduate and graduate students with a declared major of biology, chemistry, biochemistry or a related life science field. To qualify for the scholarship, students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and be enrolled at an accredited college or university for the fall 2012 semester. They must also be legal U.S residents. The deadline for applications is July 15, 2012, and award recipients will be notified no later than July 31, 2012.
Applications and scholarship award criteria can be found at www.thermoscientific.com/piercescholarship.
About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit www.thermofisher.com.
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