Graduating Senior Awards

The application period for these awards opens on Monday, December 18, 2023

You must have GPA of 3.5 or greater in your upper-division UC Davis coursework to apply for any of the following awards. You must have graduated in September 2023 or December 2023, or will be graduating in March 2024 or June 2024. Students graduating in the Summer Quarter 2024 must apply the following year (2024-25). The deadline to apply for all awards is Friday, February 16, 2024. The deadline for recommendations is Friday, March 1, 2024.

Ron and Lydia Baskin Research Award

The Ron and Lydia Baskin Research Award is given to two graduating seniors for excellence in research in the biological sciences in any of the four colleges at UC Davis. Areas such as biophysics, biochemistry, biomathematics, and bioengineering are specifically included. An award of $1,000 and a commemorative medal will be presented to the recipients at the College Awards event.

Selections for Outstanding Senior Awards, the College Medal, and the University Medal will be selected from the applicant pool for all of the above awards.