Undergraduate Student Resources

ASM provides a number of resources for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing careers in microbiology. Within these resources are links to a number of non-ASM sponsored programs which are provided for your information only. These resources have not been reviewed by ASM.

ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship (ASM-URF)
A 10-12 week summer program for students to conduct microbiology-related research with an ASM member at the student's undergraduate institution - requires joint application from student and faculty sponsor

ASM Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone 2013)
Travel support to enhance professional development skills

ASM General Meeting Student Travel Grants 
$500 grant given to students presenting a poster at the ASM General Meeting 

ASM Raymond W. Sarber Awards 
Recognize students at the undergraduate and predoctoral levels for research excellence and potential  

Career Connections
Online job board for careers in microbiology.

ASM Student Chapters
Listing of current chapters at colleges and universities or information about establishing a chapter

What is Microbiology? Poster
Request a poster to hang on your university bulletin board and recruit a future microbiologist