Date:   February 24, 2012

To:     All UF Graduate Students

Cc:     All UF Graduate Coordinators and Staff

From:   UF Science for Life Program

RE:     February 27: Deadline to Apply for HHMI Graduate Student Mentor Awards

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Science for Life Graduate Student Mentor Award recognizes graduate students who participate in research and publication opportunities in the life sciences in collaboration with undergraduates. 
Award winners are recognized at a reception at the UF President's House. 
The deadline to apply is February 27, 2012 at 5 p.m. 
Please see more details at 
Benefits include: 

-- $500 Award for continued research and involvement with undergraduates. 

-- Participation in award ceremonies.
-- Winners featured in HHMI newsletter, HHMI website, and UF Graduate Student Council website.
-- Opportunity to mentor additional students in the Science for Life Program is possible. 

Involvement in events designed to share and discuss their work with the public.