BMES Student Chapter Awards

BMES recognizes our student chapters outstanding contributions to the biomedical engineering field by awarding those who demonstrate leadership, commitment, growth, integrity, and ingenuity.
 

In order to be considered for one of the below awards, you must be a compliant student chapter and you must submit a Chapter Development Report (CDR) by June 1st. 


BMES Student Chapter Awards
BMES Student Chapter Travel Awards

 


BMES Student Chapter Awards 

Outstanding Achievement Award 

This award is given in recognition of outstanding leadership and immeasurable growth. Chapters who demonstrate they lead the field in social activities, fundraising, mentorship, community outreach, and industry partnership will be considered for the student chapter Outstanding Achievement award. 
The award consists of;

  • An engraved plaque

  • Two complimentary annual meeting registrations

  • Travel support reimbursements of up to $1,750.

The winning chapter will also be asked to lead a best practice panel at the BMES Annual Meeting, as well as to participate in a webinar featuring their successes. 

Commendable Achievement Award

This award follows the Outstanding Achievement award and will go to the chapter who demonstrates they are second to only one; a chapter who has unlimited opportunities for growth and success and has demonstrated the ability to lead in many different facets. 
The award consists of;

  • An engraved plaque

  • Two complimentary annual meeting registrations

  • Travel support reimbursements of up to $1,250

The winning chapter will also be asked to lead a best practice panel at the BMES Annual Meeting, as well as to participate in a webinar featuring their successes. 

Outstanding Outreach Program Award

This award will go to those chapters who demonstrate leadership in community outreach, service, and STEM volunteerism; winning chapters show the positive impact their programs have brought to the community.
The award consists of;

  • An engraved plaque

  • Two complimentary annual meeting registrations

  • Travel support reimbursements of up to $1,000

The winning chapter will also be asked to lead a best practice panel at the BMES Annual Meeting, as well as to participate in a webinar featuring their successes. 

Outstanding Mentoring Program Award

This award will go to those chapters who demonstrate leadership in mentorship among their chapter members; winning chapters provide a step-by-step guide on how their mentorship program was set up, how it was encouraged throughout the year, and the impact it had. Special consideration will be shown to those collegiate student chapters who mentor high school student chapters in a tangible way. 
The award consists of;

  • An engraved plaque

  • Two complimentary annual meeting registrations

  • Travel support reimbursements of up to $1,000

The winning chapter will also be asked to lead a best practice panel at the BMES Annual Meeting, as well as to participate in a webinar featuring their successes. 

Outstanding Chapter Industry Program Award

This award will go to those chapters who demonstrate outstanding partnership with industries in their community; chapters who go above and beyond by creating joint programs with academic and industry leaders in the BME field in order to give their members a headstart upon graduation. 

The award consists of;

  • An engraved plaque

  • Two complimentary annual meeting registrations

  • Travel support reimbursements of up to $1,000

The winning chapter will also be asked to lead a best practice panel at the BMES Annual Meeting, as well as to participate in a webinar featuring their successes. 
 


Chapter Travel Awards

Three student chapters will be awarded the Chapter Travel Award to assist them in their goal to attend the annual meeting. This award will go to those chapters who demonstrate both how attending the annual meeting will help their members and how their chapter has grown with finite resources. 
The award consists of;

  • Travel Support of $2,000



If you have any questions, please contact ryan@bmes.org