Celebration of Scholarships
George A. Bean Memorial Award

Scholarship History

Barbara Bean established the George A. Bean Memorial Award to support merit-based awards for students in the Terrapin Teachers Program in the College of Computer, Mathematics, and Natural Sciences. Preference will go to students interested in the study of life sciences. Dr. Bean established this fund in honor of her late husband George A. Bean, a professor of plant pathology and cell biology at the University of Maryland for 47 years (starting 1967). George passed away in August of 2016, at the age of 83, after a long and successful battle with heart disease.

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