Awards

UC Chapter Programs & Awards

The deadline for 2022 Sigma Xi awards is Friday, January 21, 2022. See below for details. For questions, please contact Awards Committee Chair and A&S Dean Margaret Hanson.

2022 Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award

The UC Chapter of Sigma Xi is pleased to receive nominations for the Sigma Xi Young Investigator Award. This annual award, presented in conjunction with the Office of the Vice President for Research, recognizes a junior faculty member at UC for their early career distinguished research accomplished in a field of science or engineering appropriate to Sigma Xi. Nominees do not need to be members of Sigma Xi. This award is made possible by the Violet M. Diller endowment for the UC Chapter of Sigma Xi and the Office of the Vice President for Research. 

Deadline for nominations is Friday, January 21, 2022.

Download Nomination form:

Questions should be directed to A&S Dean Margaret Hanson at margaret.hanson@uc.edu, Awards Committee for the UC Sigma Xi Chapter.

2022 Sigma Xi Student GIAR Award

The UC Sigma Xi chapter is pleased to accept applications from full time matriculated undergraduate and graduate students for Grants-in-Aid of Research awards in all areas of science and engineering. Three $2,500 awards will be made. Students may use the funds for travel expenses to and from a research site, to present research results at a national science or engineering meeting, or for purchase of consumables research materials and supplies or non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project. Funds may not be used for stipends or salary. Student applicants do not need to be members of Sigma Xi, but their mentor is required to be an active (dues-paying) member at the time of application. These grant awards are made possible by the Violet M. Diller Endowment to the UC Chapter of Sigma Xi and the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Deadlines for applications is Friday, January 21, 2022.

Download Nomination form:

Questions should be directed to A&S Dean Margaret Hanson at margaret.hanson@uc.edu, Awards Committee for the UC Sigma Xi Chapter.

2022 Sigma Xi Outreach Award

The UC Sigma Xi chapter is now accepting nominations for the UC Sigma Xi Excellence in Outreach Award. This award will honor an outstanding undergraduate student, graduate student, or post-doctoral fellow who instills in K-12 students or the greater community an understanding about the sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, ethics in science, etc.), mathematics, engineering, or technology. Applicants need not be Sigma Xi members to qualify, but nominations must come from an active, dues-paying Sigma Xi members. Please refer to our membership page or reach out to UC Chapter leadership for suggestions for nominators. This award is made possible by the Violet M. Diller Endowment to the UC Chapter of Sigma Xi.

Deadline for applications is Friday, January 21, 2022.

Download Nomination form:

Questions should be directed to A&S Dean Margaret Hanson at margaret.hanson@uc.edu, Awards Committee for the UC Sigma Xi Chapter.