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Department Awards

2022 - 2023

Listed below are all awards associated with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and affiliated programs.  Students may apply any time after the Online Submission Form opens. 

  • The deadline for all Spring awards is March 31, 2023.  Submissions will be accepted beginning in January 2023.  
  • The Langenberg Endowment in Epidemiology & Women’s Health Award is awarded in the fall and spring semesters.  Criteria, requirements, and submission instructions are the same for the fall and spring awards, and the deadline for the fall award.  The Fall 2022 submission window has closed.  

Other information:

  • Students may nominate themselves for more than one award.
  • Please download and read the award criteria and application requirements for each award, as the details and requirements vary for each award, and you will need to gather all application materials prior to submitting your application.
  • Most awards require that you submit your CV in UMSOM standard format.  Please visit the Office of Academic Administration's page to view the CV Standard Format Guidelines. 
  • Once you have gathered all your application materials, please click here to be taken to the nomination form.
  • Depending on the award, faculty may submit their letters of recommendation through the student, using the portal, or directly to erin.walton@som.umaryland.eduPlease double-check the requirements of the award to determine whether faculty can submit through the portal or directly to Erin Walton.

SPRING 2023 NOMINATIONS WILL OPEN JANUARY 2023

Link to submission form will appear here when active

Award Name

Awardee

Who nominates?

Items to submit

Dorothy and Morris Magaziner Endowment Award

Student – PhD, successfully defended dissertation, enrolled in Doctoral Program in Epidemiology and Human Genetics at UMB or the Doctoral Program in Gerontology at UMB or UMBC

Self

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) in SOM format with UMB GPA.
  • A 1-page summary of the student’s dissertation topic.
  • A budget/justification for how funds will be used, not to exceed 1 page or $500.
  • A 2-page faculty letter of recommendation describing the nature and relevance of the student’s dissertation research to community and/or public health, and the reasons for nominating the student, which can include the student’s accomplishments in aging research.

Download the award criteria and application requirements:

Magaziner Endowment

The Gerontology Early Career Development Award

Student - PhD Gerontology, 2nd year or beyond, enrolled in Doctoral Program in Gerontology at UMB or UMBC

Self

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • An application not to exceed 4 pages describing current and/or completed work in aging research, career goals, how the award funds will be used and how they will contribute to your independent career goals.
  • A brief budget summary/justification not to exceed 1 page.
  • Unofficial transcript (most recent)
  • One letter of recommendation by a faculty member affiliated with the doctoral program (not serving on the Award Selection Committee) *must be submitted directly by faculty member

Download the award criteria and application requirements:

Gerontology Early Career Development

Langenberg Endowment in Epidemiology & Women’s Health Award

Students enrolled in one of the PhD programs in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at UMB

Self

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) in SOM format with UMB GPA.
  • A one-page statement describing research interests, career goals, how the award funds will be used and how they will contribute to the student’s independent career goals.
  • A budget/justification not to exceed one page or $2,000.
  • A letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty affiliated with the student’s doctoral program (and not serving on the Award Selection Committee). Letters must be on letterhead and signed.

Download the award criteria and application requirements:

Patricia Langenberg Endowment

Renee Royak-Schaler Memorial Endowment Award

Student - PhD, MS, MPH, UMB-enrolled

Self

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) with UMB GPA.
  • A 1-2 page application describing current and/or completed work in health equity, health behavior, women’s health, cancer prevention, and/or community engagement and participation. The application should also include the student’s background, interests, any previous public health experience other than in the areas listed above, and professional goals.
  • A letter of recommendation from a person familiar with the student’s work (and not serving on the Award Selection Committee). Letters must be on letterhead and signed.

Download the award criteria and application requirements:

Renee Royak-Schaler Memorial Endowment

Abraham Lilienfeld Award for Excellence in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Student – MD, graduating

 Faculty

A one-page letter of faculty recommendation for the graduating student with outstanding performance in the courses given by the department in the second year of medical school. 

Dunglinson Award

Student – MD, graduating

Faculty

A one-page letter of faculty recommendation for the graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding competence in the fields of preventive medicine and public health.

NEW: The Dr. Laure Aurelian Biomedical Research Endowment for the University of MD School of Medicine

Faculty - Early Career Scholar

TBD

More information coming soon.

 


Department Awards with Alternative Nomination Procedures

Award Name

Awardee

Who nominates?

Items to submit

Epi, Human Genetics & Gerontology Faculty Teaching Awards

Faculty

Student

*Do not use the submission form

Students will receive an email from Academic Coordinators regarding the procedures for this award.  

Epi, Human Genetics & Gerontology Faculty Mentoring Awards

Faculty

Student

*Do not use the submission form

Students will receive an email from Academic Coordinators regarding the procedures for this award. 

MPH Program Faculty Teaching & Mentoring Award

Faculty - MPH

Student

*Do not use the submission form.  Please contact mph_program@som.umaryland.edu to submit a nomination for this award.

MPH Student Peer Recognition Award

Student - MPH

Student

*Do not use the submission form.  Please contact mph_program@som.umaryland.edu to submit a nomination for this award.


FALL 2022 NOMINATIONS ARE CLOSED

Award Name

Awardee

Who nominates?

Items to submit

Langenberg Endowment in Epidemiology & Women’s Health Award

Students enrolled in one of the PhD programs in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at UMB

Self

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) in SOM format with UMB GPA.
  • A one-page statement describing research interests, career goals, how the award funds will be used and how they will contribute to the student’s independent career goals.
  • A budget/justification not to exceed one page or $2,000.
  • A letter of recommendation from a member of the faculty affiliated with the student’s doctoral program (and not serving on the Award Selection Committee). Letters must be on letterhead and signed.

Download the award criteria and application requirements:

Patricia Langenberg Endowment.