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Endowment, Fellowships, and Prize Awards

Luckett Davis Endowment

The Davis Endowment was established in May of 1998 in honor of Dr. Luckett V. Davis by the faculty, families, and friends of the Biology Department to support undergraduate and graduate research and travel.

Find out more about the Luckett Davis Endowment and download the application (pdf - 109 kb).

Undergraduate Summer Science Research Experience Fellowships

Funded undergraduate research program that is nationally distinctive, for eight to ten weeks of research during the summer months May through August.

More information coming soon.

Houk Prize Award

The Biology Department is pleased to announce a new initiative to encourage undergraduate students to undertake independent research projects. Thanks to the generous donation of Dr. Richard Houk, Emeritus Professor of Biology, Beta Beta Beta will award a cash prize each semester to the student who presents the best research poster at the department’s poster symposium.

The Houk Prize will be given in both the fall and spring semesters. The competition is open to any undergraduate Biology Major who completes a biology based research project at Winthrop beyond that done in BIOL 300. 

Read more about the Houk Prize and download the application (pdf - 92 kb).
View a list of past award recipients.

Application Deadline:  April 19, 2017

File Deadline: April 19,2017
Poster Symposium: April 24, 2017 at 4:00pm-5:00pm.

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