The Biology Department invites nominations for the Charles B. Allen Memorial Prize, the Elbert C. Cole '15 Memorial Fund Prize, and the Janet C. Curry '49 Science Honors Award. Nominations are made by faculty.


Charles B. Allen Memorial Prize

In memory of "Corky" Allen '62.  Awarded annually to a senior who has excelled in biology, chemistry, and/or physics, and who has contributed to the spirit of Middlebury through participation in extra-curricular activities


Elbert C. Cole 15 Memorial Fund Prize

Awarded to a junior or senior major who has shown outstanding performance in Biology courses, preferably a student who plans a career in biology or a biologically-related field.  

This award was established by Dr. Cole's family and friends to honor a Middlebury alum who was also a gifted teacher (Professor of Biology at Williams College for 32 years). Dr. Cole was also a Trustee of Middlebury College for 30 years.


Janet C. Curry '49 Award in Biological Sciences

This prize was established in 1977 by Janet C. Curry '49.  

The Award is given annually to a senior woman doing outstanding work in biology, biochemistry, or molecular biology. 

Department of Biology

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