Established in 2012 by former Zoology department head Dr. Jerry Wilhm and his wife Winona. This award is to be given annually to a graduate student in the Department of Integrative Biology for expenses involved in attending a national/international meeting.  The following criteria shall be considered by the committee during selection:

  1. The student must present a paper at the meeting (oral presentation preferred).
  2. Student is unlikely to obtain travel support from other sources.
  3. A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  4. Satisfactory progress toward his/her degree.
  5. Participation in activities such as departmental, college, or university committees; scholarly activities outside the university, presentations or publications of papers, and attendance at departmental seminars.


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