Raymond W. Sarber Award
Awarded by American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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.
Up to 2
a cash prize of $2,000, a commemorative piece
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.
American Society for Microbiology
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.