Awards, Honors and Special Recognitions

Biological Sciences Academic Excellence Award

Awarded to the graduating senior who best displays overall academic excellence. In addition to having an excellent grade point average, the recipient must be involved in activities that enhance the academic performance of others and show a commitment to community activities such as tutoring, instructing undergraduate laboratories and volunteering.

  • Michelle Hope Dellalana
  • Nicole Brianna Dumigan
  • Umma Kaniz Fatema
  • Danielle C. Hummel
  • Adrienne Suemin Kim
  • Past Recipients

Michelle Hope Dellalana  Nicole Brianna Dumigan  Umma Kaniz Fatema  Danielle C. Hummel  Adrienne Suemin Kim
   Michelle Dellalana            Nicole Dumigan              Umma Fatema             Danielle Hummel       Adrienne Suemin Kim


Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Award

Awarded to the graduating senior who has shown exceptional ability in academics and research while at the University of Delaware as evidenced by publications or presentations at scientific meetings and plans to enter a graduate or combined MD/PhD program.

Jennifer Hoi-Ping Lawrence  Jessica Lynn McAnulty
   Jennifer Lawrence         Jessica McAnulty

Paynter Memorial Award in memory of Judge John H. Paynter and Edwin R. Paynter

Awarded to the graduating senior with the highest academic index and outstanding personal qualities who is going on to medical school.

Umma Kaniz Fatema  Morgan Sussman
      Umma Fatema            Morgan Sussman


Richard M. Johnson Memorial Award

Awarded annually to exceptional undergraduate juniors who best exemplify the ideals of sound scholarship or interest in research for its own sake, active pursuit of truth, intellectual leadership, appreciation of the significance of science to mankind and community service.

Michaela Scanlon  Bailey Weatherbee
   Michaela Scanlon        Bailey Weatherbee


Milton H. Stetson Memorial Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Awarded annually to a rising senior active in undergraduate research. Applicants for this award are evaluated on their GPA,  research experience, written research proposal and recommendations. Preference is given to students working on an aspect of animal or cell physiology with plans to attend graduate school.

Bailey Weatherbee
  Bailey Weatherbee

Adair B. Gould Memorial Award

Awarded annually to an outstanding female junior majoring in biological sciences who is actively involved in undergraduate research and plans to pursue graduate studies in the biological sciences. Preference is given to students working on some aspect of genetics.

Bailey Weatherbee
  Bailey Weatherbee

Enoch Lee Memorial Award

Awarded to an outstanding graduating senior biological sciences major who, like Enoch, is generous with his/her time, gives back to the community and is intent on making others smile.

Lauren Anne Lynch
  Lauren Anne Lynch