Established by Professor Drew Schwartz, who served on our faculty for over 40 years.
Schwartz Fellowship Requirements
An IUB Department of Biology graduate student who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology. In order to be considered, the nominee’s dissertation research interests or current research MUST be on fundamental genetic phenomena.
This fellowship will be awarded in the fall semester periodically as funds accrue. The fellowship is not open for student applications. The GCDB admissions committee will be asked to identify a qualified student from the applicant pool when funds are available.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award were to be recognized at a student awards ceremony on Friday, May 1, 2020; however, to ensure the safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony was cancelled.