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Raymond W. Sarber Award


To recognize students at the undergraduate or predoctoral levels for research excellence and potential.

ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.


Nominees must be at the undergraduate or predoctoral level, attending an accredited institution in United States, in an academic programme involving microbiology.

Quantity Available

Up to 2


  • Annual

Award Value

a cash prize of $2,000, a commemorative piece

Application procedure

Self nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must consist of a nomination form that describes the nominee's research excellence and potential, a personal statement from the student, a curriculum vitae, two additional supporting letters. One form must be from a supervisor or mentor, while the other form may be from an academic advisor or colleague. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. Forms can be viewed at external link.

Closing date

July 1st


American Society for Microbiology

Study Level

  • Predoctorate

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. With 43,000 members throughout the world. The ASM represents all disciplines of microbiological specialization including microbiology education. The ASM's mission is to promote research and research training in the microbiological sciences and to assist communication between scientists, policymakers and the public to improve health, the environment and economic well-being.

Contact Details

  • 202 942 9323
  • 202 942 9353
  • 1752 N Street North West
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) by using the links below.


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