Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Marion B. Sewer Distinguished Scholarship for Undergraduates offers financial support to students who demonstrate an interest in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology and who enhance the diversity of science. Undergraduates who are also ASBMB members are eligible to apply.  

Outstanding Chapter Award

Each year, a chapter that demonstrates outstanding leadership and commitment to science education and promoting science literacy is recognized for its achievements. The award will be presented at the ASBMB annual meeting. 

Regional Meeting Award 

Each Student Chapters region may hold one small scientific meeting aimed at bringing students and faculty together and highlighting research projects. Please submit your application to

Science Fair Award

This award is presented to high school science students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in biochemistry and molecular biology research.  Student Chapters regions may apply for this award on a rolling basis.   

Student Chapters Outreach Grant Program

Funding is available for individual chapters to apply for up to $500 in support of outreach activities in their local community. Successful applicants will also receive exclusive access to outreach expertise and resources from the POC and be featured on the ASBMB website and publications. The deadline for this grant is November 15 and April 15 of each year. 

Student Chapters Travel Award

Student Chapters travel awards support students attending the ASBMB annual meeting. Each chapter is eligible for this award.   

Undergraduate Research Award

This award provides support for undergraduate students conducting summer research projects. Each Student Chapters region may apply for up to two awards per year.

Past Award Recipients

2014-2015 Award Winners