Awards

The Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (CNLM) offers awards to exceptional postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, undergraduates and high school students.  These are competitive awards and the CNLM Director will appoint a committee for the purpose of selection.  Awardees may receive each award one time only.  You can see the purpose, criteria and eligibility requirements for each award below.

  • Renee Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award

    •  The Renée Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award is funded by an endowed gift by Dr. Renée Harwick to recognize a graduate student who shows outstanding scientific promise and to support the complletion of the student’s Ph.D. thesis.
  • Roger W. Russell Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Award in the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
    •  The Roger W. Russell Award in the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory is awarded in memory of Dr. Roger W. Russell to recognize an individual who demonstrates dedication to exacting scholarship, integrity, collegiality, and steadfast support of the goals and programs of the CNLM.
  • John W. Haycock Memorial Graduate Student Travel Award
    •  The John W. Haycock Memorial Graduate Student Travel Award was established by the family, friends and colleagues of Dr. John W. Haycock to assist an outstanding graduate student to travel and present research at a scientific conference.
  • Carol Becker McGaugh Undergraduate Award 
    •  The Carol Becker McGaugh Award was established in 2003 by Carol Joyce Becker McGaugh and James L. McGaugh to recognize and reward an exceptional undergraduate student for outstanding scholarship and to support the student in completing research in their senior year.
  • Friends of the CNLM Undergraduate Awards
    •  The Friends of the CNLM Award is funded by annual contributions from our community of supporters to recognize an exceptional undergraduate student for academic excellence and to support their summer research activities.
  • Jared M. Roberts Memorial Graduate Student Award
    • The Jared M. Roberts Memorial Graduate Student Award was established in 2017 by the family, friends and colleagues of Jared Roberts, CNLM graduate student who passed away in 2016. The endowed award will reward an exceptional graduate student for outstanding scholarship and collegiality.