WSSC Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarship Program

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) offers the annual Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarships to college students majoring in engineering fields that are vital to the work of WSSC. Up to two new scholarships in the amount of $1000 each may be awarded; one to a Prince George’s County resident and one to a Montgomery County resident.…

Industry Awards Celebration Scholarship

A $2,500 scholarship for a graduating high school student in the Greater Washington-Baltimore area will be presented at the Industry Awards Celebration.  This scholarship is sponsored by JK Moving Services. The Tech Council of Maryland’s annual Industry Awards Celebration recognizes the leaders and innovators in the technology and life science communities from Maryland and the surrounding regions.…

Neil Davey, Montgomery Blair HS senior, named 2014 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge winner

Neil Davey (pictured left), Montgomery Blair HS 2014 Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Winner Early Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment through the Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells using Drop-based Microfluidics   Kushi Ranganath, Thomas S. Wootton HS Effects of pancreatic α cell-specific deficiency of the G protein α-subunit (Gsα) on islet cell morphology Runner Up    Vishnu Rachakonda,…

Maryland BioGENEius Challenge – Deadline to apply is April 21

This spring, MdBio Foundation is continuing its partnership with the Biotechnology Institute to bring the BioGENEius Challenge to Maryland high school students. Two Maryland students will be selected to travel to San Diego, CA to compete in the international competition focusing on original research in biotechnology. Last year’s finalists, Joy Zeng from Poolesville High School,…