Microbiology Scholarships and Awards

Jacques M. Chiller Award

Dr. Jacques Chiller received a bachelor's degree in zoology and a doctorate degree in microbiology with an emphasis in microbiology/immunology from the University of Washington. He was a vibrant and passionate individual whose fascination with biology and dedication to scientific discovery lead him to international recognition as an expert in microbiology and immunology. His contagious enthusiasm spread around the world through the numerous scientists and students he generously advised, and who continue to further our understanding of the biological sciences.

The endowed scholarship fund was established in 1998 by Dr. Chiller’s wife and her sons. The award is given at the end of the junior to a deserving undergraduate student in Microbiology. Selection is based on academic merit with special consideration to supporting students from diverse backgrounds.

Year of Award Awarded To Award or Scholarship
2016 Marshall, Bailey Jacques M. Chiller Award
2015 Dankoff, Jennifer Jacques M. Chiller Award
2014 Jara, Cindy Jacques M. Chiller Award
2013 Bayarsaikhan, Zoljargal Jacques M. Chiller Award
2012 Smith, Bryn Jacques M. Chiller Award
2011 Mendoza, Simon Jacques M. Chiller Award
2010 Austin, Laura Jacques M. Chiller Award
2009 Kaneshiro, Kristin Jacques M. Chiller Award
2008 Vanderpol, Jolene Jacques M. Chiller Award
2007 Hunziker, April Jacques M. Chiller Award
2006 Hampson, Leah Jacques M. Chiller Award
2006 Horn, Megan Jacques M. Chiller Award
2005 Soh, Jason Jacques M. Chiller Award
2004 Saraiya, Devki Jacques M. Chiller Award
2003 Linville, Robert Jacques M. Chiller Award
2002 Chung, Jeanie Jacques M. Chiller Award
2001 Peryea, Amelie Jacques M. Chiller Award
2000 Hough, Melinda Jacques M. Chiller Award
1999 Bernick, Steven Jacques M. Chiller Award