Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence

Named in honor of Stanley S. Bergen, the president of the University of Medicine and Dentistry from 1971 to 1998 (now part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences), the Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence celebrates exceptional scholarly achievements across the biomedical sciences.
Award Criteria
  • Exceptional achievements in academic coursework, research, and scholarship
  • Significance of research to a given field of study
  • Track record of academic and professional excellence 
Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must have received a doctoral degree or have a PhD defense date scheduled between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018.
  • Doctoral students must also be working with a dissertation advisor who holds a primary appointment in an RBHS school (Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, New Jersey Medical School, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, School of Dental Medicine, School of Health Professions, School of Nursing, School of Public Health).
The winner of the Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence will receive a special medal, along with a commemorative plaque and $750, at our annual Awards Ceremony. 
Applications may be submitted for more than one SGS academic/merit award. However, applicants may only receive one award total.
Application deadlines and procedures will be announced in January 2018.