ISM Excellence in Microbiology Scholarship: Emerging Microbiologist


A $500 monetary award and recognition to be presented at the ISM Spring Meeting.


The application deadline is April 9, 2018.

Application Requirements:

  1. Current membership in ISM
  2. CV or resume (submit via email to:
  3. A short essay (click here for details)
  4. Complete this short answer questionnaire 

Helpful Hint: We want to get to know you better. Make it personal. Be honest.

Selection Process:

Members of the ISM Board will review all applications. The top 5 applications will be submitted to the entire ISM board for review. One winner will be selected and notified prior to the Spring ISM Meeting. Attendance is required to receive the award. The top 5 applicants will be invited to attend the meeting and registration fees will be waived if they choose to attend.