The Pennsylvania Academy of Science established the Darbaker Prize in 1952. Funds for the award are made available through a bequest of the late L.K. Darbaker, 1939 PAS President. Referring to the award, Dr. Darbaker’s will states: “Any sum applicable to the Pennsylvania Academy of Science shall be for grant or grants in Microscopical Biology.”

The PAS Board will be putting for a Call For Proposals for the Darbaker Award, and will be targeted to faculty members of the Academy to fund research, with the intent to publish in the Journal of PA Academy of Sciences. If you have any questions regarding this funding opportunity, please contact Andre Walther (