Dr. Glenn M. Nagel
Dr. Glenn M. Nagel

Glenn Nagel Undergraduate Research Award

Important Dates and Information

RFA Release: August, 2016
Application Due Date: To be announced in August, 2016
Award Announcement:
At CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January, 2017
Maximum Award Amount: $1,750
($750 award and up to $1,000 travel reimbursement)

Program Introduction

The Glenn Nagel Undergraduate Research Award fosters excellence in undergraduate student research throughout the California State University (CSU) system in biotechnology-related research, covering a broad range of topics in cellular, molecular, chemical and physical studies of the life sciences.

This award honors Dean Glenn Nagel (CSU Long Beach), who held his students to a high level of integrity in research. Dr. Nagel was a biochemistry professor at CSU Fullerton and later worked to promote high-quality undergraduate research as Dean of Natural Science and Mathematics at CSU Long Beach. He was an active participant in CSUPERB governance from its inception in 1987 until his death in 2003 and received the CSUPERB Andreoli Faculty Service Award in 1996.

Eligibility and Requirements

The Glenn Nagel Award program is open to any CSU undergraduate student engaged in biotechnology research. Previous Nagel Award winners are not eligible. Finalists present research posters to the selection committee at the 29th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January, 2017.

The Award

A scholarship of $750 will be made to support the education of the award recipient (see RFA for detailed information regarding the award). The remainder, up to a maximum of $1,000, will be available to reimburse awardee's expenses incurred travelling to a national or international scientific meeting to present the award-winning research. Travel must occur while individual is still an active CSU student (not yet graduated)

Application Submission Information

See the 2016 Nagel Award Program Request for Applications (RFA) as an example of the complete announcement, review criteria and eligibility. Return to this website in August 2016 for the 2017 RFA. Submit applications using the instructions and process on the Submission Information page.

Contact Information

For information about this program, please contact CSUPERB at (619) 594-2822 or by email.