Beta Beta Beta Awards

The Lloyd M. Bertholf Award and Outstanding Chapter Award -- given each year for the chapters that most closely promotes our triple goals of scholarship, dissemination of scientific information, and promotion of biological research. Applications are to be submitted by the end of each academic year to the National Office which forwards them to the Bertholf Committee. The Committee announces the winners in January of each year.

The McClung Award -- for the most outstanding paper published in BIOS each year. All papers published in BIOS are automatically reviewed by the McClung Committee which announces the Award in January of each year. 

The Beta Beta Beta Research Awards -- intended to support undergraduate research by awarding cash scholarships annually to students conducting student research. The applications are due at the National Office in September of each year and the Awards are given by November each year.

The Frank G. Brooks Award -- for excellence in undergraduate research presented in an oral session at either a district or national meeting. The district awards are given annually in each district and the national awards are given biennially at national meetings. Paper sessions are judged by a panel of faculty, chapter advisors, and/or national officers.

The John C. Johnson Award -- for excellence in undergraduate research presented in a poster session at either a district or national meeting. District awards are given annually in each district and national awards are given biennially at national meetings.

The Chapter History Award -- for outstanding display of chapter activities in scrapbook format. This award is given at some district conventions and at national conventions.

Brooks and Johnson Travel Stipends -- given to First place Brooks and Johnson district winners to attend and present their winning paper or poster at the next national convention. The Award will pay travel, registration fee which includes room and some meals. See Student/Faculty Guide for details.

TriBeta Research Grants

Yokley Award -- recognition given to faculty with 10 years or more service to the TriBeta Honor Society.  The three Yokley Award categories are

  • Yokley Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Faculty Advisor
  • Yokley Faculty Service Award for Advisors and District Directors
  • Yokley Faculty Leadership Award for National Officers
  • Yokley Award Winners
  • Yokley 25 Year Award