Renée Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award

Purpose and Criteria: This award is funded from an endowed gift given to the CNLM by our long-time supporter, Dr. Renee Harwick. The award will be given to a graduate student who shows outstanding scientific promise, as evidenced by research accomplishments as well as the quality of his/her advancement document. The purpose of the award is to provide funds to support the completion of the student’s Ph.D. thesis.

Eligibility: Must be a graduate student who is in the laboratory of a CNLM Fellow on the UCI campus and who has advanced to candidacy within the last two years.

Awards available: 1 or more $1,000 awards

Requirements: CV/resume (max 2 pages), unofficial transcript, personal statement addressing research accomplishments, experience, and future dissertation plans (500 words), as well as a copy of the PhD advancement document.  


The 2017 Harwick Award recipients are Megan Curran (4th from left)
and Matthew Mahavongtrakul (2nd from right)

The 2016 Harwick Award winner is Alberto Lopez (second from left), Graduate student in Dr. Marcelo Wood's Laboratory.img_3772

Harwick award winner Matthew Korn with advisor Dr. Karina Cramer (left) and Dr. Harwick (right)


Harwick award winner Melissa Malvaez with Dr. Craig Stark (left), Dr. Harwick, and advisor Dr. Marcelo Wood (right).