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Barbara A. Horwitz and John M. Horowitz Undergraduate Research Awards


These awards recognize excellence in undergraduate physiology research. The applicant must be the first author on an abstract submitted to the Experimental Biology meeting and must be working with an APS member who attests that the student is deserving of the first authorship. The student must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of abstract submission. There are two types of awards: 1) Barbara A. Horwitz and John M. Horowitz Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award for best abstract and student letter. This award provides $100, a certificate and a two-year complimentary APS membership; and 2) Barbara A. Horwitz and John M. Horowitz Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award for the best poster and presentation. Recipient receives $400 and a certificate. The candidate must be an Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract awardee. The top ranked Excellence in Undergraduate Research awardee receives an additional $250. For more information, go to www.the-aps.org/EB-undergrad.

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  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
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  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Animal/Veterinary Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Health and Medical Sciences, Marine Biology, Neurobiology, Natural Sciences, Sports-Related/Exercise Science, Science, Technology, and Society

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