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.
- Application form required
- Essay required
- Recommendations or references required
- Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
- Copy of Abstract
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Donor: American Physiological Society
The American Physiological Society (APS) is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 with 28 members. APS now has over 10,500 members. Most members have doctoral degrees in physiology and/or medicine (or other health professions).
Vision Statement: A global multidisciplinary community of scientists solving the major problems affecting life and health.
Mission Statement: To advance scientific discovery, understand life, and improve health.Website