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Stokes Award


The Darrell Stokes award recognizes a Biology major who has made significant contributions to the Department of Biology and the broader Emory Community.

Department of Biology Award given in honor of Darrell Stokes

This award recognizes significant contributions to the Department of Biology and the broader Emory Community. The Darrell Stokes Award is a $1,000 award given to one senior, graduating Biology major who has contributed to both the Department of Biology and the Emory community.  This student shows excellent academics, is creative, and has shown leadership in the department.

Applications are now being accepted.  Deadline is Friday, March 26, 2021.

To apply, send the following to Malia Escobar at malia.escobar@emory.edu

  • A 1-2 page essay about your contribution to Emory (academic or non-academic).
  • Unofficial transcript.
  • Letter of support (from a faculty member).
  • Any other material you feel will help your application.

The awardee is strongly encouraged to attend the Biology Department reception following commencement where the award is publicly announced.

Uma Alappan2022
Amulya Marellapudi2021
Arthur Menezes2020
Stefan Farrugia2019
Michelle Skelton2018

Joan Shang

2017

Ryan Sutherland

2016

Gregory Paul Fricker

2015

Julia Ann Laudick

2014

Kiefer Daniel Hock

2013

Yan Chen

2012

Christopher Jackson

2011

Shahein Holmes Tajmir

2010

Alexandra Kamins

2009

Bhavya Sharad Doshi

2008