This scholarship was established with the support of John Sinclair to encourage effective undergraduate participation in research. This award is based on scientific merit and is unrelated to need and GPA.
Fox Glen Research & Education Fund Award Requirements
Undergraduates with a declared major from the IUB Department of Biology who are engaged in undergraduate research through Biology L490, X490, or their equivalents. At least 1 previous semester of L490, X490, or their equivalents.
How to apply
Application deadline: Friday, February 16, 2018.
Submit all materials listed on the application instructions.
Additional application materials for this award:
Applicant must submit a research paper (written by the applicant) in the form of a publishable manuscript. Paper must define a hypothesis; describe why this is important; propose an experimental test of the hypothesis; carry out the experiment and interpret the results and impact of the evaluation of the hypothesis; and finally, propose future work. This does not have to be the final version of the applicant's research paper; a draft of the paper is acceptable.
A letter of support must be submitted separately by the faculty member who is the student’s research mentor. The letter of recommendation must describe the student’s contribution to the research paper (including the percentage of the research that the student contributed).
Save the application form to your computer. Fill out the form using Adobe Acrobat Professional DC. (Acrobat Pro may be downloaded for free from under the "Design & Production" section of IUWare.) Choose "Save as" and rename your completed form as your Lastname_firstname_2018.pdf (example: Wyss_kathy_2018.pdf). Mac users: Please take the extra step of opening your completed form in Preview, select "print," and then use the "Save as PDF" option to resave the form to ensure your application is readable in Windows.
Recommendations and nominations
Faculty/Postdoc Fellows: Please upload student award recommendations and nominations to the "Recommendations" dropbox.
Student awards ceremony
Recipients of this award will be recognized at a student awards ceremony held on Friday, April 27, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Jordan Hall A100.