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Congratulations to our 2022 Departmental Award Recipients

Please join us in congratulating all of our 2022 Department of Biological Sciences award recipients! We have so many amazing students!

Outstanding Graduating Senior
Awarded to graduating seniors who have obtained at least a 3.7 gpa in Biological Sciences courses and at least a 3.5 gpa overall
Noah Gold
Dominique Mary Henriques Melo
Mariama Jawara
Riva Malick
Nivi Mariappan
Natalie Murray
Karan Luthria (bioinformatics)

Excellence in Biological Sciences
Awarded to graduating seniors for excellence in the classroom and in research
Chase Andre
Sierra Barber
Maria Bieberich
Maria Cervasio
Andrew Hennigan
Aiman Raza

Thomas V. Marsho & Martin Schwartz Memorial Fund
In honor of Professor & Chair Martin Schwartz's numerous contributions to establishing the department and UMBC; and Professor Thomas V. Marsho's establishment of plant biology as a significant research area at UMBC.
Ellie Bare
Alanna Carter
Maheera Chaudhry
Jeannine Dizon
D'Juan Moreland
Meaghan Ratcliffe
Sean Starkloff
Rebecca Nguyen

Roger Michael David Endowed Scholarship
Established in 1996 by his sister, Gloria Davis, in honor and memory of Lecturer Roger M. Davis, who dedicated his career to introducing thousands of undergraduates to the world of biology lab. This award offers scholarships to fulltime undergraduate students who show academic promise and have an intention to major in biological sciences. Traditionally given to an outstanding undergrad TA.
Samaneh Ali

John H., Sr. and Althea Griner Scholarship Fund
Intended for an outstanding FIRST year undergraduate student with a demonstrated commitment to the advancement of minorities in the sciences and who intends to pursue biological sciences as a major.
Michael Ack
Olivia Brooks
Ngozi Emezienna
Sydnee Vance

Sandoz Undergraduate Teaching Award
This award is given annually to an undergraduate teaching assistant (TA), usually a senior, who best demonstrates the hard work, positive spirit, and student-caring exemplified by Jim Sandoz, former Biology instructor.
Kimberly Dang

Kloetzel-Musall Scholarship
Offers support to students majoring in biological sciences who also plan to teach in K-12 education.
Abdullah Najib
Luba Shpitsek
Dawit Teshome

Departmental Service Award
Fairine Ahmed

Posted: May 20, 2022, 12:12 PM