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Barry Commoner Award

Dr. Commoner is an internationally known environmental scientist; founder of the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems at Queen’s College, and a former candidate for President of the United States. The Barry Commoner Environmental Scholarship was established to provide support to undergraduate students with academic and career interests in environmental science. 

Undergraduate students must nominate themselves for this award. Nominations and letters of recommendations emailed to the ESM Award Committee Chair* are due annually on April 30

The application can be submitted via this form Recipients will be selected by the ESM Awards Committee and announced at the annual departmental Awards Celebration at the end of Spring quarter. 

 *For the 2017-18 academic year, the ESM Award Committee chair is Dr. Jen Morse.

Previous recipients of the Commonor Environmental Scholarship:

Anna Withington (2017)

Marta Szabatin (2016)

Kimberly Hack (2015)

Maysa Miller (2014

Jan Mehaffy (2013)

Sharon Gordon (2012)

David Roth (2011)

Andy Eiden (2010)

Stephanie "PJ" Houser (2009)

Lee Demick (2008)

Daniel Huber (2007)

Jennifer Sloan (2002)

Jennifer Kapfer (2001)

Kimberlee Ross (2000)

Jennifer Karps (1999)

David Mildrexler (1998)

Dorrie Hanson (1997)



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