The Tashjian-Crecelius Prize for Women in Science is awarded annually to a female student who majors in one of the natural sciences, and who is an international student and/or a student of color. Preference will be given to Armenian or Armenian-American women. This year, several awards of up to $650 will be presented based on the best proposals in one of the following areas:
- To support meaningful scientific research or a project to further understanding of the natural sciences.
- To support travel expenses to attend a national or regional professional meeting, whether or not the student is presenting a research project or original research.
**If you have a student who is eligible, please encourage her to apply!** Seniors can be considered for the prize, but funding can only be used for activities that have not yet occurred. The application deadline is March 27, 2022, 5 pm (last day of Spring Break). Applications will be submitted via Summit. For details on how to apply, please visit https://www.coloradocollege.edu/other/studentfunding/tcp/. Applications will be reviewed by a committee of faculty in the Natural Sciences, and the Prize will be awarded in Block 8.
The Tashjian-Crecelius Family Prize for Women in Science was established in 2002 by Daniel N. Crecelius (Class of 1959) and his wife, Anahid Tashjian Crecelius in honor of Anahid’s mother Elize Tashjian and her deep commitment to women’s educational opportunities and achievement.