INTERDEPARTMENTAL BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES PROGRAM
RAPPAPORT AWARD FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE
The IBiS program is seeking nominations of outstanding IBiS graduate students for the Rappaport Award for
Research Excellence to recognize scientific achievement in the biological sciences.
The award will provide an IBiS-level stipend and TGS 500 tuition for one year as well as a reward to the
student of a $2,500 reimbursement for scientific purposes such as equipment or travel. A selection committee
will select up to two students annually, on the basis of significant research achievements and potential for
research excellence. Awardees will present a talk at a departmental seminar series.
Eligibility, nomination and selection
Students will be in their 4th
year at the time of nomination. Students will be nominated by IBiS faculty
members and selected by the IBiS graduate advisory committee and the program director.
Materials to be submitted with nominations
1. Nomination form
2. Description of research accomplishments and plans
3. Curriculum Vitae