ASBMB Science Fair Award

Applications are accepted throughout the year. Apply now

The ASBMB Science Fair Award recognizes outstanding achievement in biochemistry and molecular biology research by a middle or high school science student based on the student’s entry at a local, regional or state science fair.

Individual ASBMB members may apply for the award, which consists of $50 and a certificate that can be presented to the winning student(s).


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

Applicants must:

  • Coordinate with the 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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