Graduate

Graduate Awards

The Martin Travel Endowment

This award is funded by an endowment established by Barbara and Dean Martin, and its stated purpose is "to provide monies to enable graduate students in the Department of Chemistry at the University of South Florida to travel to approved scientific meetings to enhance their educational experience."

Recipients

2018 Winners: Nicole Avalon, Christopher Cain, Aaron Clark, Yassin Elbatrawi, Stephanie Feola, Rebecca Gibbons, S M Anisul Islam, Wishrawana Sarathi Ratnayake, and Bo Song

2017 Winners: Yassin Elbatrawi, Anne-Claire Limon, Jacob Mayers, Andrew Shilling, Bo Song, Santana Thomas

2016 Winners: Fiona Kearns, Anne-Claire Limon, Li Ye, Matthew Knestrick

2015 Winners: Danielle Demers, Douglas Franz, Jacqueline Fries, Phillip Hudson, Matthew Knestrick, Jingyi Wang

2014 Winners: Danielle Demers, Kristin Jeffries, Yujuan Liu, Christopher Witkowski

2013 Winners: Arthur Maknenko, Janelle Arjoon, Adrian Villata-Cerdas, Yaqiong Li, Linda Barbeto, Daniel Dempsy


Alexiou Award in Environmental Chemistry

This Award (currently $500) comes from the interest on an endowment created by Nicholas G Alexiou, M.D., M.P.H., and will be awarded annually starting in 2002 to a deserving graduate student doing research in Environmental Chemistry. Applicants should provide their advisor's name, their educational background, as well as graduate courses taken, GPA, summary of their research, and the significance of their research to Environmental Chemistry. Four copies should be provided to the Department Graduate Studies office by 5 p.m. of the March deadline date.

Recipients

  • 2018 - Briana Aguila
  • 2017 - Douglas M. Franz
  • 2016 - Emre Seyyal
  • 2015 - Matthew Knestrick
  • 2014 - Tony Pham
  • 2011 - No award given
  • 2010 - No award given
  • 2009 - Dorina Sava
  • 2008 - Scott Segro
  • 2007 - Harish Kumar Maleh
  • 2006 - Jarrod Eubank
  • 2005 - Vasiliki Lykourinou-Tibbs
  • 2004 - Young Chul Park
  • 2003 - No award given
  • 2002 - Melissa Foster Evans


The George Bursa Award

The George Bursa Award ($1000), supported by an endowment as a memorial to Mrs. Barbara B. Martin's father, is given annually to a deserving graduate student in Chemistry, who has demonstrated notable professional dedication and consideration for others. Applications should be submitted to the Department Graduate Studies Office by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.

Recipients

  • 2018 - Brian O'Flynn
  • 2017 - Elizabeth Yancey
  • 2016 - Alekhya Nimmagadda
  • 2015 - Danielle Demers
  • 2014 - Hasnaa Mouttaki
  • 2011 - Jeremy Beau
  • 2010 - Michelle Cortes-Salva
  • 2009 - Jason Perman
  • 2008 - Mathew Lebar, Gerald B. Rowland
  • 2007 - Pasha M. Khan
  • 2006 - Giordano da Silva, John J. Perry IV
  • 2005 - Russell DeVane
  • 2004 - Jarrod F. Eubank, Greg McManus
  • 2003 - No award given
  • 2002 - Angela Perry
  • 2001 - Eric Dueno
  • 2000 - Ralph N. Salvatore, Melissa Derby
  • 1999 - Jay P. Parrish
  • 1998 - Eileen Perez
  • 1997 - Mark Swanson


Theodore and Venette Askounes Ashford Doctoral Fellowship in Chemistry

The Ashford Graduate Fellowship ($1000) is funded by an endowment established by the first full Professor of Chemistry at USF, Dr. Theodore Askounes Ashford, and his wife, Venette Askounes Ashford. Eligible graduate students can apply and are recommended by their advisor and other faculty members. The selection is made by a sub-committee of the Graduate Council, and is based on several criteria, including GPA, achievements, progress, good citizenship, and the understanding that the student will be present for at least one more academic year, to serve as an example to others. Applications should be submitted to the Department Graduate Studies Office by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.

Recipients

  • 2018 - Ying He, Zachary Shultz
  • 2017 - Adam Aboalroub, Briana Aguila
  • 2016 - Fiona Kerns, Boliang Dong
  • 2015 - Phillip Hudson
  • 2014 - Matthew Chrzanowski, Yaqiong Li, Jacqueline Fries
  • 2011 - Shawn Larson
  • 2010 - Jason Perman
  • 2009 - Kimberly B. Fields
  • 2008 - Dorina Sava
  • 2007 - Jarrod F. Eubank
  • 2006 - Giordano da Silva
  • 2005 - Gregory J. McManus
  • 2004 - Christina Ridley
  • 2003 - Jianjiang Lu
  • 2002 - Talal Al-Azemi
  • 2001 - Brian Moulton
  • 2000 - Jay Parrish
  • 1999 - Hyun Park
  • 1998 - Maria T. Gallardo
  • 1997 - No award given
  • 1996 - Craig Bertoilucci
  • 1995 - Patricia Bertolucci
  • 1994 - Xiangdong Wei
  • 1993 - Kevin F. Shannon
  • 1992 - No award given
  • 1991 - Roberto J. Rubini
  • 1990 - Greg Buczynski
  • 1989 - Jason P. Rife
  • 1988 - Charles N. Moorefield
  • 1987 - William A. Glauser
  • 1986 - George P. Cobb
  • 1985 - Andrew S. Zektzer
  • 1984 - William B. Martin
  • 1983 - Jack H. Linn


Barbara B. Martin Endowed Fellowship in Chemistry

The award is supported by the interest from an endowment established in December, 2007 in honor of Mrs. Martin. The purpose of the award is to provide support to a graduate student in chemistry who expresses an interest in an academic career following the awarding of an earned doctorate. Preference may be given to female applicants owing to their under-representation in this field. If the fellowship is not awarded in a given year, the monies will be rolled over to the next year or until an award can be made to a suitable candidate. Applications should be submitted to the Department Graduate Studies Office by 5 p.m. on the deadline date.

Further details will be announced at a later time.

Recipients

  • 2018 - Anne-Claire Limon, Ma Su
  • 2017 - Olapeju Bolarinwa
  • 2016 - Li Ye
  • 2015 - Sreya Mukherjee
  • 2014 - Kristen Jeffries
  • 2013 - Tarah Word
  • 2012 - Yao Chen
  • 2011 - Xue "Snow" Xu
  • 2010 - No Award Given
  • 2009 - Teresa Eckhart