ASBMB Honor Society
|2016 ASBMB Honor Society inductees
The ASBMB Honor Society (ΧΩΛ) recognizes exceptional undergraduate
juniors and seniors pursuing degrees in the molecular life sciences at colleges
or universities with ASBMB Student Chapters. Students are recognized for their scholarly
achievement, research accomplishments and outreach activities.
To-be-determined (most recent was Jan. 31, 2017)
To be eligible, undergraduate nominees must
fulfill all of the following requirements:
- Nominees must be members of the
ASBMB Student Chapters.
- Nominees must be juniors or
seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
- Nominees must demonstrate
exceptional achievement in academics,
undergraduate research and science outreach.
Nomination materials may be submitted by
either a faculty member of the ASBMB or by the student member using the online system. Nomination materials must include:
- A completed ASBMB Honor Society application form
- A copy of an official or unofficial
transcript indicating science courses taken and overall GPA
- Two reference letters. These
letters should address the student's research, outreach activities and
academic achievements. Advisers wishing to submit a confidential letter of
support may submit it directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ASBMB faculty reference forms (one form completed by each of the two references)
Election into the Honor Society
Upon election into ΧΩΛ, the ASBMB will request
a high resolution photo with a complete photo consent form and a short biography from the student for publication
on the ASBMB website. The student also will be recognized during the ASBMB
Exemplary Contributions to Education award lecture at the ASBMB annual meeting. Those unable to attend the annual meeting will be sent an
official certificate and ΧΩΛ lapel pin.
Honor Society Graduation Cords
Honor Society inductees may purchase graduation
cords from the ASBMB for $10. To order a cord, mail a check made out to the ASBMB
to: ASBMB education department, 11200 Rockville Pike, Suite 302, Rockville, MD