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BMB Undergraduate Awards Applications

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

Contact information for questions:
BMB 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 current 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

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
Pamela J Fraker Undergraduate Scholarship (not offered in the 2021-2022 academic year)


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.  

IMPORTANT: For the research associated awards, you must be doing research during the Spring 2022 semester. 

Funds will be applied to your "Spring" semester tuition.

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: The application period for these awards will open in the fall 2022.

BMB Undergraduate Award Application

(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!)

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award/BMB Undergraduate Award for Excellence Application
(Only faculty members should fill out this form!)