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BMB Undergraduate Awards Applications

Undergraduate Award Descriptions, Eligibility, and Applications for web-based application

Contact information for questions:

Awards committee chair Kristin Parent kparent@msu.edu
BMB Undergraduate Program Administrative Assistant Mary Villarreal villar30@msu.edu


BMB offers five self-nominated awards, and one faculty-nominated award for undergraduates.  Undergraduates are strongly encouraged to apply to all awards they are eligible for.  Some eligibility requirements are provided in each of the award descriptions, but see the Award Eligibility Requirement Tables below for a full list of eligibility requirements.  Applications for these awards are also provided below.

Undergraduate Award Descriptions - Self-NOminated

Pamela J Fraker Undergraduate Scholarship (NOT offered in 2020-2021)
Dr. James K. Billman, Jr., Undergraduate Research Award 
Professor Richard L. Anderson Endowed Undergraduate Research Prize 
Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Moore-Billman Scholarship in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Undergraduate Award Descriptions - FAculty-NOminated

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award/BMB Undergraduate Award for Excellence
 



Undergraduate AWARD ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT TaBLEs

Eligibility requirements for Self-nominated awards

Award Name

Major requirement?

Minimum GPA?

Financial Need Requirement

Personal Statement

Research Statement

Letter of Rec.

Status

Fraker

BMB or BMB/Biotech preferred, not mandatory

3.0

Yes

Yes

No

No

Sophomore or above

Billman


BMB or BMB/Biotech

3.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Junior or above

Anderson

BMB or BMB/Biotech

3.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Junior or above

U R F

BMB or BMB/Biotech preferred, not mandatory

3.0

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Junior or above

Moore-Billman

BMB or BMB/Biotech

 

3.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sophomore or Junior


Eligibility requirements for Faculty-nominated awards

Award Name

Major requirement?

Minimum GPA?

Financial Need Requirement

Personal Statement

Research Statement

Letter of Rec.

Status

O U A   

BMB or BMB/Biotech

None

No

No

No

Yes

Senior only

 




Undergraduate Award Applications

Notice:  You must fill out two forms per nomination.  All nominations require Form 1. All self-nominated Undergraduates additionally require Form 2.  Only faculty nominations are required to fill out Form 3.

General Information - BMB Undergraduate Award Application Fall 2020 (Form 1)
(All self-nominated Undergraduates should fill out this form.  If you are a faculty member nominating an undergraduate for the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award/BMB Undergraduate Award for Excellence, you should fill out this form on their behalf.)

Award Specific - BMB Undergraduate Award Application Fall 2020 (Form 2)
(All self-nominated Undergraduates should fill out this form.  Be sure to indicate which awards you are applying for, and be sure to fill out the required sections for each award as indicated on this form!)

Faculty-Nominated Award - Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award/BMB Undergraduate Award for Excellence Application Fall 2020 (Form 3)
(Only faculty members should fill out this form; if you are filling out this form, please also fill out Form 1 using the link above.)