ISM Excellence in Microbiology Scholarship: Enterprising Microbiologist


A $2000 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 brief abstract of a project or on-going research (click here for details)
  4. Willingness to present a 25 minute oral presentation at the Spring ISM meeting
  5. Complete this short answer questionnaire 

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

Selection Process and Award:

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. A presentation at the meeting is required to receive the award. The top 5 applicants will be invited to present a poster at the meeting and registration fees will be waived if they choose to attend.