Benjamin Wise Annual Award in Microbiology
The Benjamin Wise Annual Award in Microbiology recognizes a student who
has a genuine interest in microbiology and a commitment to continuing that interest into future studies and career pursuits. The award was establishedb y Dr. BenjaminWise, Professor Emeritus and passionate advocate for microbiological awareness, upon his retirement in 2005. The award recognizes the critical role microbiology has in our society by providing recognition and financial support for biology majors who have chosen microbiology as an area of academic interest and who demonstrate a commitment to continuing that interest into future
studies and career pursuits. Applicants must have obtained senior level standing based on Keene State requirements as of the spring semester in which they are applying; a GPA of 3.0 or above; be a Biology major with at least one course in microbiology; have a strong desire to continue that interest into future studies and career pursuits; complete the award application, and submit the writing requirement. All applicants will submit an application including a letter to the
selection committee that addresses the sources of their interest in microbiology, a statement of their future education and career interests and how they relate to microbiology, a description of related experiences, and, if applicable, a brief description of independent research conducted in the area of microbiology. The application materials will be judged by the selection committee which will be composed of three faculty members - the primary instructor of microbiology
courses, the chair of the biology department and a third faculty member, possibly from outside the department.
Alphabetical Listing of restricted funds
Restricted funds listed by program they support