American Physiological Society/David S. Bruce Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

Award available for research in physiology. The student must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of the application. The applicant must be the first author on a submitted abstract to the EB meeting and must be working with an APS member who attests that the student is deserving of the first authorship. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Awards ($100) are given to up to 30 students based on abstract, 1-page letter, and letter of recommendation. Those awardees then compete for Bruce Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards ($400) by giving oral poster presentations.

Award Information

Award Amount
$100 - $500
Number of Awards
10 - 30
Application Deadline
January 12
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Biology, Health and Medical Sciences, Neurobiology, Animal/Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Natural Sciences, Sports-Related/Exercise Science
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Senior Program Manager, Higher Education Programs
American Physiological Society
9650 Rockville Pike
City, State, Zip
Bethesda, MD , 20814
(301) 634-7787

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