ASBMB Science Fair Award

Individual ASBMB members may apply for a $50 award to distribute to a middle or high school science student who demonstrates outstanding achievement in biochemistry and molecular biology research, based on their entry at a local science fair (find your local science fair here). The ASBMB will also provide recipients with a certificate that can be presented to the winning student.

Application deadline
Applications are accepted on a rolling deadline. 

Any active ASBMB member in an area with a local, regional or state science fair is eligible. 

Recipients must:

  • Coordinate with the local, regional or state science fair coordinator to: 
    • Gain approval for giving the award
    • Ensure that the ASBMB Science Fair Award is listed in the science fair’s program (with a description of how students will be judged)
  • Send the name and project description of the award winner to the ASBMB so that the information can be posted on our website
  • Work with the ASBMB to send the award check to the student winner

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