NABT Awards and Opportunities
NABT, with the assistance of our generous sponsors, provides a number of awards to biology and life science teachers. Each state, province and territory can recognize an Outstanding Biology Teacher (OBTA). There are also awards in specific subject areas, for new teachers, and to recognize service to NABT, life science teaching, or learning communities.
Nominate yourself or a colleague for one or more of the following NABT awards by filling out the online nomination form. The nominee will be sent all the information, application materials, and cover sheets he or she needs to complete to be considered for the award.
Information about past NABT Award Recipients and OBTA Honorees can be found HERE.
Nominations for 2016 NABT Awards are currently being accepted online at
NABT Awards include:
BioClub Student Award
Biology Educator Leadership Scholarship (BELS)
Distinguished Service Award
Ecology/Environmental Science Award
Evolution Education Award
Four-Year College & University Section Research in Biology Education Award
Four-Year College & University Section Biology Teaching Award
Genetics Education Award
Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award
Outstanding Biology Teacher Award
Outstanding New Biology Teacher Award
Prof. Chan Two-Year College Award for the Engaged Teaching of Biology
Ron Mardigian Biotechnology Award
Two-Year College Biology Teaching Award
For more information regarding NABT Awards as well as the award nomination form, please visit NABT Awards.
Award Certificates to Recognize Students
NABT loves to celebrate science and frequently provides award certificates to science fairs across the country to recognize outstanding student projects. Please contact email@example.com to request certificates for your local, state or regional science fair, and help NABT support budding biologists in their scientific endeavors.