School of
Integrative Biology

Lebus Fund Award

Deadline: February 26, 2021

The Lebus Fund was established by James Hagan to honor the memory of his aunt, Bertha Lebus.


To provide summer research support for meritorious M.S. and Ph.D. students of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the University of Illinois in the life sciences and other fields. This award is intended to recognize students with outstanding potential to succeed in their chosen academic field. Multiple awards up to $1,000 will be granted.


  • Students must be enrolled in a MS or PhD degree-granting program within the School of Integrative Biology.
  • The Fellowship Committee will place strong emphasis on need, on a clear statement of research objectives, and on the promise of the student for a successful career in their chosen academic field in making its decision.

Application Procedures