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Grants & Research Awards

TriBeta offers many grants and awards to encourage students to do their best research. Members can view all available rewards here and learn more about the criteria needed to receive each one.

This award is 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 submitted at the beginning of the year for the past year's chapter activities.  The Committee announces the winners in February of each year.

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

The McClung Award is 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. 

Want To Show Support?

The National Office of TriBeta established a research grant program with the purpose of awarding student members of Beta Beta Beta with research grants for student research projects. Chapters or individuals may make donations to the Research Foundation Program and be listed in the BIOS Journal each year.  Donor levels are Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. 

The Yokley Award is given to faculty with 10 years or more service to the TriBeta Honor Society.  The four Yokley Award categories are: 

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

The John C. Johnson Award is 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.  District awards include a $900 travel stipend to attend the national convention.

The Frank G. Brooks Award is 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.  District awards include a $900 travel stipend to attend the national convention.  

Through the BBB Research Foundation, TriBeta supports selected research activities by undergraduates who are regular members of TriBeta. Applications are accepted in September each year with funding ranging from $250 - $1500 per project.  

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