Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award
Crellin Pauling's family attended the 24th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium in January 2012 to present the Crellin Pauling Student Teaching Award (see video here). Left to right: Jenn Lillig (Sonoma State University and Chair, 2012 Pauling Selection Committee), David Pauling, Erick Morales (2012 Pauling Award winner), Kay Pauling, and Madeline Rasche (CSU Fullerton).
NOMINATION DEADLINE: October 7, 2013 (5:00 p.m. pacific time)
Applicants are required to submit an electronic version (Microsoft WORD, Adobe PDF, or JPG format) of their completed application package before due date. Hardcopy submissions are not accepted.
To submit nominations, a CSU faculty member must set up an account at CSUPERB's Online Application and Review System (OARS). OARS is designed to maintain confidentiality and security. Contact CSUPERB at the information listed at the bottom of this webpage before the deadline if you have any problems with the web pages or the electronic submission process.
A complete application package consists of all of the following:
- Pauling Award Cover Page (.doc) (with all signatures)
- Signed Nomination Letter from a CSU faculty member (limit 2 pages; submitted on campus letterhead)
- Student Narrative (limit 2 pages)
The review committee will select the award recipient based on:
- Faculty Nomination Letter. The nominee must have a strong, excellent record of teaching in biotechnology-related courses or programs.
- Student Narrative. Competitive narratives will reflect the student applicant’s perspective on Crellin Pauling's focus on a scientifically literate electorate.
The CSUPERB program office will evaluate applications for completeness and eligibility. Only complete nomination packages (see above) will be considered. Qualified applications will be forwarded to the review committee. The review committee is comprised of CSU faculty, administrators and Pauling family representatives. Up to two awards will be made each year. The CSU scholarship awards ($1750 each) will be announced and recipients recognized at the 26th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium on January 9-11, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. Pauling Award recipients usually make a 2-3 minute acceptance speech at the symposium.
For information about application forms and submission process, please contact:
For questions regarding this award program, please contact:
Executive Director, CSUPERB
Phone: (619) 594-2822
Program Administrator, CSUPERB
Phone: (619) 594-5299