Carol and James McGaugh Award

Purpose and Criteria: In memory of Carol McGaugh and to honor Dr. James McGaugh, the Carol and James McGaugh Award was established in 2018 by daughter Janice McGaugh Morrow and son-in-law William Morrow. The award recognizes a hard-working student completing his/her 3rd year in the School of Biological Sciences with a strong moral character, integrity, and demonstrated potential for making a difference in neuroscience. Preference will be given to a first-generation student. The recipient will be additionally recognized at the School of Biological Sciences' Undergraduate Honors Convocation Ceremony.

Eligibility: Must be a UCI undergraduate in Biological Sciences and completing his or her third year of studies.

Awards available: 1 or more $1,000 awards

Requirements: CV/resume (max 2 pages), unofficial transcript, personal statement addressing academic and research experience, commitment to the field of neuroscience, as well as evidence of strong moral resolve and ability to overcome obstacles (500 words).