Steenbock Professorship in microbiological sciences


Deadline for Internal Review: February 01, 2016

Project Description:

The Office of Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education is pleased to announce the competition for the Steenbock Professorship in Microbiological Sciences. This professorship, which is endowed through the generosity of Mrs. Evelyn Steenbock, is among the most prestigious and important professorships for the support of research on campus.

The award provides flexible research funds in the amount of earnings on the principal held at UW Trust Funds annually for a period of ten years.

Amount per Award: Earnings on Principal
Duration of Award: 10 Years
Number of Awards: 1 Award


Any tenured or tenure-track faculty member engaged in research in the Microbiological Sciences may be nominated.  According to the terms of the professorship, the nominees may not hold an endowed professorship from another source.


The following link contains additional information on the program and specific application instructions: . Contact Dave Schuster at (608) 263-7274 or for questions.