Dr. Elaine Marieb Phoenix Scholarship
This award has been made possible by a gift from Dr. Marieb, who wanted to create a scholarship to assist deserving students who have, because of family or financial circumstances, had to interrupt their education. This reflects to donor’s own personal history. She had to leave school for a number of years and was only able to return to her education as the result of a scholarship. Dr. Marieb graduated with a degree, took several graduate degrees including a PhD in Zoology, an RN degree and a Masters degree in nursing. She us currently a leading biology textbook author with over two dozen books to her credit. She writes the premiere anatomy and physiology textbook which is used on the UMass Amherst campus, as well across the country and internationally.