Scholarships & Awards


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Student Achievement and Awards


SCHOLARSHIPS


DR. LAFFER SCHOLARSHIP

 

Purpose: Provide financial assistance to undergraduate students associated with the CBMG department.

Eligibility: Undergraduates in BSCI specializations associated with the CBMG department who demonstrate both academic excellence and a financial need that would benefit from limited funds.

To Apply: Contact the CBMG Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. David Straney (straney@umd.edu)

Award: Due to limited funds, only one award per year is possible

 

DR. ANTHONY D. BROWN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Purpose: Provide financial assistance to undergraduate students in the BSCI Microbiology specialization.

Eligibility: Undergraduates in the Microbiology specializations who demonstrate both academic excellence and a financial need that would benefit from limited funds.

To Apply: Contact the CBMG Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. David Straney (straney@umd.edu)

Award: Awards will be made when sufficient funds accumulate to allow a regular award.

 


AWARDS


THE APPLEMAN-NORTON AWARD IN BOTANY

 

Purpose: Recognition of an outstanding graduating BSCI major with a strong record of accomplishment in plant biology. The award was established and endowed in 1963 by two emeritus professors, Drs. Charles Appleman and John Bitten Smith Norton, who were influential faculty members in the department of Botany in the early 1900s.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from any specialization in the BSCI major, but who demonstrate accomplishments in plant biology through course work and/or research in the field of plant biology in CBMG faculty labs.

To Apply: One award is made each year, based on nominations by CBMG faculty to the CBMG Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies.

Award: There is a monetary award, the amount based on fund performance.

 

dR. p. aRNE HANSEN MEMORIAL AWARD

 

Purpose: Recognition of an outstanding undergraduate in the CBMG Honors Program. The award was established in 1973 by the department in memory of Dr. P. Arne Hansen and his 27 years of service as professor of microbiology.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students who have completed the CBMG departmental Honors Program by presenting and defending their thesis.

To Apply: The award is made yearly and is decided by the director of the CBMG Honors Program in consultation with honors thesis review faculty members.

Award: There is a monetary award, the amount based upon fund performance.

 

CBMG OUTSTANDING STUDENT AWARD

 

Purpose: Recognition of outstanding BSCI majors with exemplary academic accomplishments who have made significant contributions to the CBMG department.

Eligibility: Graduating senior undergraduate students in any BSCI specialization who have demonstrated both strong academic performance and participation in the department community through service or significant research in a CBMG faculty lab.

To Apply: One award is made each year, based on nominations by CBMG faculty to the CBMG Associate Chair of Undergraduate Studies.

Award: There is a monetary award, the amount based upon fund performance.

 

 


GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS


ANDREW J. MOYER FUND

 

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CARROLL E. COX MEMORIAL FUND

 

Purpose: Recognition of an outstanding CBMG graduate student in University of Maryland College Park.

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ISABEL R. MCDONALD MEMORIAL FUND

 

Purpose: Recognition of an outstanding CBMG graduate student in University of Maryland College Park.

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MOCB-BISI DR. M. ZAIN-UL-ABEDIN MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP

 

Purpose: Fellowship support for a graduate student from a developing country planning to study molecular biology.

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